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Posts Tagged ‘Peabody Energy Corp (BTU)’

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR)

Why Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR) Earnings Could Look Scary

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) will release its quarterly report on Friday, and investors already know that the company is having a tough time......(read more)
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP)

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Another Reason to Like Coal Now

Although coal use increased in the first quarter at utilities, coal sales fell because energy companies dipped into their stockpiles to meet their fuel......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Coal Demand Is in Vogue Around the Globe

When Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) reported earnings last week, the company highlighted its position in the world’s coal markets. One thing......(read more)
United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

United States Steel Corporation (X), SunCoke Energy Inc (SXC): Why China’s Declining PMI Index Should Worry You?

Declining readings in China’s PMI index should set alarms ringing in various sectors, especially metals, because it suggests that manufacturing activity......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI) & Weighing Externalities: What Is the True Cost of Climate Change?

Large swathes of the U.S. face increasing droughts, wildfires, storms, and more. Scientists agree that climate change plays a role in exacerbating these......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Is U.S. Energy Independence Still a Dirty Story?

While coal-to-gas switching — the practice in which power plants use natural gas to create electricity rather than coal — is expected to continue......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT): Coal Stocks Improved on Cost Cuts Though Stocks Slump

Though the stocks haven’t traded well the last couple of days, costs cuts have improved the potential for rebounds in both Peabody Energy Corporation......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT): This Coal Play Shows Signs of Revival

Coal stocks have been one of the worst performers this year. The sector was pressured by low coal prices and massive debt levels of the companies. The......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Have Arch Coal Inc (ACI) Earnings Reached a Turning Point?

Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI) will release its quarterly report on Tuesday, and shareholders expect the struggles for the coal company to continue not only......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT): 3 Stocks You Need to Watch in Today’s Dow Dance

Yesterday the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.09% to 15,556 points, inching back toward Tuesday’s all-time high. The S&P 500 managed......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Three Signs That Coal Is Surging

It has been very easy to pounce on the coal industry lately. Not only is it under pressure because of natural gas and environmental concerns but the price......(read more)
Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC)

Commercial Metals Company (CMC), United States Steel Corporation (X): Be Careful With China

Concerns regarding China’s slowdown in economic growth are hitting several sectors in the stock market. Coal and steel stocks are the most affected......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI) & Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC): Profiting From Rising Coal Demand

With the abundant supply and cheaply priced natural gas in the U.S, the clean fuel has successfully replaced coal in many industries. While coal prices......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) – Coal: The Fastest Growing Fossil Fuel

Coal may be unloved in the United States, but the rest of the world seems to like it well enough. BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)’s annual World Energy Review......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP): Don’t Fear New Coal Rules

President Obama has announced new efforts to combat climate change, many of which will be directed at limiting the use of coal. That’s a headwind......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Has This Giant Bottomed Out?

Low coal prices have been the major culprit behind a waning coal industry. Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU), the world’s largest private coal company......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Would the Sale of Assets Help This Coal Stock?

Coal stocks continue to remain under pressure this year. Falling coal prices and uncertainty about the world economy and coal demand has pushed coal stocks......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): The Major Headwind for These Companies

China’s PMI continues to contract, which means a slowdown in the manufacturing activities in the country. One of the sectors that may be impacted significantly......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): For Coal Miners, Is India the New China?

India isn’t just a blip in the coal market. It is projected to import more coal than China in the coming years. Given Obama’s recent announcement......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Blame Steel, Coal, and Gold for the S&P’s Biggest 2013 Losers

Investors in the S&P 500 have to be pleased about the index’s strong performance so far in 2013, with gains of about 13% marking the benchmark......(read more)
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT)

Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Coking Coal Players Feel the Pain, When the Gain?

Benchmark coking coal prices are down 56% from a quarterly price of $330 per metric tonne in mid 2011 to $145 per tonne for the July-Sept,  2013 period......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Getting Down and Dirty in Coal

Investing in coal is a frightening proposition. The news coming out of the industry is terrible, most of the companies are expected to post net losses......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Five Cities Relying on Coal

Most Americans probably think that coal is dead. Many coal towns are turning into ghost towns as the country moves away from using it to generate electricity......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP): One Industry Seriously at Risk If This Country’s Growth Falters

Coal is far from a favorite fuel these days, despite its abundance. No matter how much we scrub it, we simply can’t make it turn green. That being......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): 3 Coal Stocks to Buy

The U.S coal industry has been going through difficult times in the recent past. Lower natural-gas prices, rising environmental regulations and excessive......(read more)
CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX)

CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): President Obama Needs This Industry to Survive

Last year’s election featured a pretty heated debate on the future of coal in America. Many living in the Pittsburgh area, where I reside, weren......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Don’t Count Coal Stocks Out Yet

Why were investors so surprised that President Obama wanted to launch a “war on coal”? They were warned during his first presidential campaign......(read more)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Today’s 3 Worst Stocks

Editor’s note: This article was originally published yesterday No matter the market, there will always be a few lagging disappointments holding......(read more)
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Apollo Group Inc (APOL): Markets Rise on a Weak GDP Number. What’s Going On?

This morning, the release of the final revision to the first-quarter GDP number was seen as a positive thing for equities, despite the GDP number representing......(read more)
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT)

Will The Bloodbath Ever End For Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT)?

Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT) is a source of never-ending pain for its investors. The stock has lost 68% this year. When it seemed like all the bad news was......(read more)
Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN)

Allergan, Inc. (AGN), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Today’s Three Worst Stocks

Last week, Wall Street couldn’t think about anything other than the specter of Fed tapering. This week, it’s found a new central bank to disapprove......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Can Exports Save U.S. Coal?

Although it remains the country’s largest private sector provider of jobs, the U.S. coal industry is hurting. Domestic utilities are turning to lower......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR), Yanzhou Coal Mining Co Ltd (ADR) (YZC): China Loves Coal and So Should You

“China consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined,” explains the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That makes Chinese demand......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Is This the Right Time to Buy Coal Stocks?

Weak US demand hammered coal stocks last year. American coal producers were forced to boost their exports while trying to cut back on costs. Will this......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Take a Second Look at the EIA’s Estimates

The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 2013 total system levelized cost (LCOE) estimates aren’t exactly earth-shaking. Natural gas......(read more)
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), United States Steel Corporation (X): Halt! Consider This Before Investing in Coal Companies

The demand for coal has been fading, and coal companies have been sent to the basement. Investors often argue that since natural gas prices rose significantly......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Market Cap Vs. Enterprise Value of Coal Stocks

Investors looking to play a beaten down sector like coal need to understand the difference between Market Cap, “MC” and Enterprise Value, &#......(read more)
Encana Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ECA)

EnCana Corporation (USA) (ECA): The EPA Has Joined the IRS and the DOJ

The figurative cauldron containing recently revealed federal government shenanigans just might be overflowing. Indeed, some significant transgressions......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Coal on the Wrong Side of Energy’s Future

The U.S. coal industry continues to struggle with falling demand domestically, and low prices for exports. New emissions regulations have caused the closure......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): King Coal Sends Piles of Cash to U.S. Government

It’s been a tough few years on the coal industry as cheaper, cleaner natural gas has replaced the dirty fuel in domestic electricity generation.......(read more)
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT)

Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT): Will This Coal Miner Stop Falling?

Sometimes luck turns away from certain industries. This has been the case for coal miners this year. Prices for coal remain low. Despite all the efforts......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Now Is the Time to Focus on Coal Companies

Coal remains unloved because it is considered a dirty fuel. However, changes in the market are beginning to alter the fuel’s outlook for the better......(read more)
CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX)

CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX): A Coal Stock That Offers Plenty of Upside

Most coal companies are struggling with their profitability due to the constrained industrial demand and weak macroeconomic conditions. But despite macroeconomic......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX): 2 Good Coal Stocks to Invest In

Coal stocks have been under constant pressure since the financial crisis. Most are trading at a fraction of pre-crisis value which has some investors......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR): Is it Finally Time to Buy Coal Stocks?

Talk about a fall from grace. Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) used to be the bellwether coal name in the U.S. and arguably the world. That was two......(read more)
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) & Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR): Yesterday’s 3 Worst Stocks

Markets seem to have already factored Japan’s stimulus efforts into stock valuations. As a key member of the global economy, Wall Street cheered......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Arch Coal Inc (ACI): Is Coal Worth Looking At?

The coal market hasn’t exactly been the bastion of the bulls. Low natural gas prices have decreased America’s demand for thermal coal. Yet......(read more)
CSX Corporation (CSX)

CSX Corporation (CSX) Stock Is Picking Up Steam

CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) has undergone a huge transformation over the past decade, as the steep spike in energy prices sent railroads from being nearly......(read more)
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN)

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): The Five Richest States in America

The United States is a wealthy nation when compared to the rest of the world. Based on per-capita GDP at purchasing-power parity, America ranks as the......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): The Best Way to Play the Coal Rebound

Those who thought that coal was a fuel of the past are gravely mistaken. Natural gas may have replaced coal in the U.S, but rising energy demand in Asia......(read more)