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

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$31.17 +0.31 (+1.00 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$30.86
Today's Range$30.77 - $31.52
52-Week Range$29.08 - $47.84
Volume503,582 shs
Average Volume896,116 shs
Market Capitalization$3.57 billion
P/E Ratio9.90
Dividend Yield1.69%
Beta0.77
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$10.2533 per share
Book Value$30.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$646.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,100
Market Cap$3.57 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Wednesday, March 6th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 19th. View Peabody Energy's Dividend History.

How will Peabody Energy's stock buyback program work?

Peabody Energy declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter?

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The coal producer reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.20. The coal producer earned $1.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.39 billion. Peabody Energy had a net margin of 11.73% and a return on equity of 14.57%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $2.47 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Peabody Energy.

What price target have analysts set for BTU?

6 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Peabody Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Peabody Energy's stock price to reach $42.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.0% 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?

News headlines about BTU stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Peabody Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the coal producer a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,331,664 shares, a decline of 55.6% from the January 15th total of 5,254,536 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 729,550 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View Peabody Energy's Current Options Chain.

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.97%), Millennium Management LLC (1.43%), Northern Trust Corp (1.30%), Hosking Partners LLP (1.16%) and Thornburg Investment Management Inc. (1.11%). 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, Paul Eugene Wood and Paul V Richard. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Peabody Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling Peabody Energy stock?

BTU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Solus Alternative Asset Management LP, Boston Partners, Geode Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., South Texas Money Management Ltd. and D. E. Shaw & Co. 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, Glenn L Kellow, International LP Elliott, Kemal Williamson and Paul V Richard. View Insider Buying and Selling for Peabody Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Peabody Energy stock?

BTU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citigroup Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Marble Ridge Capital LP, Hosking Partners LLP, Packer & Co Ltd, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Northern Trust Corp and Acadian Asset Management 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 $31.17.

How big of a company is Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy has a market capitalization of $3.57 billion and generates $5.58 billion in revenue each year. The coal producer earns $646.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.15 on an earnings per share basis. 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:  222 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  411
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This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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