NYSE:BTU - Peabody Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.38 -0.05 (-0.18 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$28.43Today's Range$27.99 - $28.9052-Week Range$27.99 - $47.84Volume979,154 shsAverage Volume863,127 shsMarket Capitalization$3.25 billionP/E Ratio9.01Dividend Yield1.83%Beta0.64 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNYSE:BTU Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1064728 Webwww.peabodyenergy.com Phone314-342-3400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39 Current Ratio1.85 Quick Ratio1.58Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.01 Forward P/E Ratio13.02 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.58 billion Price / Sales0.58 Cash Flow$10.0283 per share Price / Cash Flow2.83 Book Value$30.15 per share Price / Book0.94Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.15 Net Income$646.90 million Net Margins11.73% Return on Equity14.57% Return on Assets6.60%Miscellaneous Employees7,400 Outstanding Shares114,500,000Market Cap$3.25 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) 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 special dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $1.85 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 11th. View Peabody Energy's Dividend History. How will Peabody Energy's stock buyback program work? Peabody Energy announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, November 21st 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter? Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The coal producer reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.20. The coal producer had revenue of $1.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.39 billion. Peabody Energy had a return on equity of 14.57% and a net margin of 11.73%. The business's revenue was down 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period 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? 7 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Peabody Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Peabody Energy's share price to reach $40.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Peabody Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Peabody Energy? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Peabody Energy in the last year. There are currently 3 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 coverage about BTU stock has trended somewhat negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Peabody Energy earned a media sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the coal producer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. 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), Arch Coal (ARCH), Contura Energy (CNTE), Natural Resource Partners (NRP), Rhino Resource Partners (RHNO), Cloud Peak Energy (CLD), Westmoreland Resource Partners (WMLPQ), Alliance Holdings GP (AHGP), Puda Coal (PUDA), Westmoreland Coal (WLB) and Westmoreland Resource Partners (WMLP). What other stocks do shareholders of Peabody Energy own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Peabody Energy investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Peabody Energy (BTUUQ), Alibaba Group (BABA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Canopy Growth (CGC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Western Digital (WDC) and Texas Instruments (TXN). 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 major 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, Geode Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and South Texas Money Management Ltd.. 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 major 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, APG Asset Management N.V. and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $28.38. How big of a company is Peabody Energy? Peabody Energy has a market capitalization of $3.25 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 7,400 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 229 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 195 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 424MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does the Federal Reserve determine interest rates?