Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Price and Financial Metrics

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): $11.30

-1.18 (-9.46%)

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  • BTU scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 98.61% of US stocks.
  • BTU's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 161 days.
  • BTU's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 2.7% of US stocks).

BTU Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for BTU is currently 418.19, higher than 99.37% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of Peabody Energy Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 7.24% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Peabody Energy Corp's share price is greater than that of 94.23% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Peabody Energy Corp are ENLC, NBR, CEIX, OSG, and CNSL.
  • BTU's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Peabody Energy Corp's official web site, go to

BTU Valuation Summary

  • BTU's EV/EBIT ratio is -21.2; this is 239.47% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 54 months, BTU's price/earnings ratio has gone down 5.9.
  • BTU's price/earnings ratio has moved down 5.9 over the prior 54 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BTU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BTU 2021-09-03 0.7 2.2 -6.6 -21.2
BTU 2021-09-02 0.7 2.2 -6.4 -20.9
BTU 2021-09-01 0.7 2.2 -6.4 -20.9
BTU 2021-08-31 0.7 2.0 -6.0 -19.9
BTU 2021-08-30 0.6 2.0 -5.9 -19.8
BTU 2021-08-27 0.6 2.0 -5.8 -19.6

BTU's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BTU has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 59.37% of graded US stocks.
  • BTU's asset turnover comes in at 0.603 -- ranking 6th of 9 Coal stocks.
  • ARLP, ARCH, and HCC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BTU.

The table below shows BTU's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.603 0.144 -0.032
2021-03-31 0.567 0.133 -0.377
2020-12-31 0.557 0.124 -0.361
2020-09-30 0.578 0.169 -0.364
2020-06-30 0.603 0.171 -0.316
2020-03-31 0.632 0.202 -0.046

BTU Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BTU, see our BTU price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $14.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.9 (Hold)

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BTU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.30 52-week high $19.83
Prev. close $12.48 52-week low $2.61
Day low $11.26 Volume 6,143,604
Day high $12.44 Avg. volume 5,331,419
50-day MA $10.77 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $10.66 Market Cap 1.44B

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Company Bio

Peabody Energy is is the largest U.S. coal producer. The company operates through six operating 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. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Yahoo | January 18, 2022


Peabody (NYSE: BTU) today announced its offer to purchase (the "Offer") for cash up to $38.607 million (the "Available Repurchase Amount") in aggregate accreted value of its 8.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") at a purchase price equal to 94.940% of the accreted value of the 2024 Notes to be repurchased, plus accrued and unpaid interest as set forth in the Indenture (as defined below), to, but excluding, the settlement date, on the terms and subject to the conditions set fort

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

Peabody Stock Deserves A Nibble (Or Two)

Investment thesis: Peabody (BTU) emerged from bankruptcy in 2017, after becoming insolvent in 2016, mostly due to a sharp decline in coal prices, in large part caused by the shale boom that flooded the US market with natural gas last decade. Since its stock started trading again in 2017, it...

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Analysts Provide An Important Insights On Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) concluded the trading at $10.91 on Wednesday, December 22 with a rise of 0.74% from its closing price on previous day. Taking a look at stock we notice that its last check on previous day was $10.83 and 5Y monthly beta was reading 1.58 with its price kept floating in the Analysts Provide An Important Insights On Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Read More »

Stocks Register | December 23, 2021

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BTU Price Returns

1-mo 4.34%
3-mo -20.14%
6-mo 3.39%
1-year 184.63%
3-year -64.41%
5-year N/A
YTD 12.21%
2021 317.84%
2020 -73.57%
2019 -67.32%
2018 -21.62%
2017 N/A

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