NYSE:BTU - Peabody Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $43.81 -0.52 (-1.17 %) (As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$43.81Today's Range$43.74 - $44.6852-Week Range$26.31 - $47.84Volume624,426 shsAverage Volume992,717 shsMarket Capitalization$5.50 billionP/E Ratio11.97Dividend Yield1.05%Beta1.41 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Peabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business. The company operates through six segments: Powder River Basin Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Western U.S. Mining, Australian Metallurgical Mining, Australian Thermal Mining, and Trading and Brokerage. It is involved in mining, preparation, and sale of thermal coal primarily to electric utilities; and metallurgical coal that include hard coking coal, semi-hard coking coal, semi-soft coking coal, and low-volatile pulverized coal injection for industrial customers. The company supplies coal primarily to electricity generators, industrial facilities, and steel manufacturers. It owns interests in 23 coal mining operations located in the United States and Australia. The company also engages in direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts, as well as provides transportation-related services, which involves financial derivative contracts and physical contracts. As of December 31, 2017, it had 5.2 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves and approximately 600,000 acres of surface property through ownership and lease agreements. Peabody Energy Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. On April 13, 2016, Peabody Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Receive BTU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BTU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Bituminous coal & lignite - surface mining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:BTU CUSIPN/A Webwww.peabodyenergy.com Phone314-342-3400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37 Current Ratio2.25 Quick Ratio2.02 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.97 Forward P/E Ratio12.14 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.58 billion Price / Sales0.99 Cash Flow$11.0911 per share Price / Cash3.95 Book Value$29.47 per share Price / Book1.49 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$461.60 million Net Margins15.59% Return on Equity26.49% Return on Assets9.64% Miscellaneous Employees7,100 Outstanding Shares125,500,000Market Cap$5,498.16 Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) Frequently Asked Questions What is Peabody Energy's stock symbol? Peabody Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BTU." How often does Peabody Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Peabody Energy? Peabody Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Investors of record on Monday, May 21st will be given a dividend of $0.115 per share on Monday, June 4th. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 18th. View Peabody Energy's Dividend History. How will Peabody Energy's stock buyback program work? Peabody Energy declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, November 21st 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter? Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The coal producer reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.01. The coal producer had revenue of $1.46 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.37 billion. Peabody Energy had a return on equity of 26.49% and a net margin of 15.59%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $6.80 earnings per share. View Peabody Energy's Earnings History. When is Peabody Energy's next earnings date? Peabody Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Peabody Energy. What price target have analysts set for BTU? 8 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Peabody Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Peabody Energy's share price to reach $43.8750 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Peabody Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Peabody Energy? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Peabody Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Peabody Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Peabody Energy include Yanzhou Coal Mining (YZCAY), Alliance Resource Partners (ARLP), Alliance Holdings GP (AHGP), Arch Coal (ARCH), Contura Energy (CNTE), Natural Resource Partners (NRP), Cloud Peak Energy (CLD), Rhino Resource Partners (RHNO), Westmoreland Coal (WLB), Westmoreland Resource Partners (WMLP) and Puda Coal (PUDA). Who are Peabody Energy's key executives? Peabody Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Glenn L. Kellow, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)Ms. Amy B. Schwetz, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 43)Ms. A. Verona Dorch, Exec. VP of Gov. Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)Mr. Charles Frederick Meintjes, Exec. VP of Corp. Services & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 55)Mr. Kemal Williamson, Pres of Americas (Age 58) Has Peabody Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about BTU stock has trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Peabody Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the coal producer an impact score of 45.74 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are Peabody Energy's major shareholders? Peabody Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Empowered Funds LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Peabody Energy stock include Amy B Schwetz, Associates LP Elliott, Charles F Meintjes, Discovery Capital Management,, Glenn L Kellow, International LP Elliott, Kemal Williamson, Michael Bruno John Fr England and Paul Eugene Wood. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Peabody Energy. Which major investors are buying Peabody Energy stock? BTU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empowered Funds LLC. Company insiders that have bought Peabody Energy stock in the last two years include Associates LP Elliott, Glenn L Kellow, International LP Elliott, Michael Bruno John Fr England and Paul Eugene Wood. View Insider Buying and Selling for Peabody Energy. How do I buy shares of Peabody Energy? Shares of BTU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Peabody Energy's stock price today? One share of BTU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.81. How big of a company is Peabody Energy? Peabody Energy has a market capitalization of $5.50 billion and generates $5.58 billion in revenue each year. Peabody Energy employs 7,100 workers across the globe. How can I contact Peabody Energy? Peabody Energy's mailing address is 701 MARKET ST, ST LOUIS MO, 63101. The coal producer can be reached via phone at 314-342-3400 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Peabody Energy (NYSE BTU)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 176 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 130 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 306MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Peabody Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BTU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BTU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should I follow buy, hold and sell recommendations?