NYSE:BTU - Peabody Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$34.08 -0.60 (-1.73 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$34.68
Today's Range$33.74 - $34.57
52-Week Range$29.08 - $47.84
Volume598,358 shs
Average Volume858,118 shs
Market Capitalization$3.90 billion
P/E Ratio8.87
Dividend Yield1.52%
Beta0.46
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Bituminous coal & lignite - surface mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone314-342-3400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.58 billion
Cash Flow$10.8882 per share
Book Value$29.47 per share

Profitability

Net Income$461.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,100
Market Cap$3.90 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. This is an increase from Peabody Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Peabody Energy's Dividend History.

How will Peabody Energy's stock buyback program work?

Peabody Energy announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, November 21st 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter?

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The coal producer reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.55. The coal producer earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.37 billion. Peabody Energy had a net margin of 13.20% and a return on equity of 19.01%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.47 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 Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Peabody Energy.

What price target have analysts set for BTU?

6 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Peabody Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate Peabody Energy's stock price to reach $45.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Peabody Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Peabody Energy?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Peabody Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Peabody Energy.

Has Peabody Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BTU stock have trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Peabody Energy earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the coal producer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Peabody Energy's key competitors?

Who are Peabody Energy's key executives?

Peabody Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Glenn L. Kellow, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Ms. Amy B. Schwetz, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Ms. A. Verona Dorch, Exec. VP of Gov. Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Charles Frederick Meintjes, Exec. VP of Corp. Services & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Kemal Williamson, Pres of Americas (Age 59)

Who are Peabody Energy's major shareholders?

Peabody Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Packer & Co Ltd (1.08%), Packer & Co Ltd (0.84%), Polianta Ltd (0.05%), First Midwest Bank Trust Division (0.03%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.02%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Peabody Energy stock include A Verona Dorch, Amy B Schwetz, Associates LP Elliott, Charles F Meintjes, Discovery Capital Management,, George John Schuller Jr, 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 selling Peabody Energy stock?

BTU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, James Investment Research Inc., Boston Advisors LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Peabody Energy company stock in the last year include A Verona Dorch, Amy B Schwetz, Charles F Meintjes, George John Schuller Jr, International LP Elliott and Kemal Williamson. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Packer & Co Ltd, Packer & Co Ltd, Polianta Ltd, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and First Midwest Bank Trust Division. 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 $34.08.

How big of a company is Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy has a market capitalization of $3.90 billion and generates $5.58 billion in revenue each year. Peabody Energy employs 7,100 workers across the globe.

What is Peabody Energy's official website?

The official website for Peabody Energy is http://www.peabodyenergy.com.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  179 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  392
MarketBeat'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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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