Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): Price and Financial Metrics

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): $23.92

0.16 (-0.66%)

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BTU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.92 52-week high $31.22
Prev. close $24.08 52-week low $17.71
Day low $23.56 Volume 1,964,200
Day high $24.06 Avg. volume 3,404,340
50-day MA $24.22 Dividend yield 1.22%
200-day MA $23.15 Market Cap 3.14B

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  • Value is the dimension where BTU ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.34% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BTU is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • BTU's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 2.1% of US stocks).

BTU Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2.69, PEABODY ENERGY CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 1.97% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of PEABODY ENERGY CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 6.4% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -59.75%, PEABODY ENERGY CORP's debt growth rate surpasses only 4.08% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PEABODY ENERGY CORP are GREE, ARLP, MESA, TLRY, and RLGT.
  • 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 1.7; this is 86.4% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 81 months, BTU's price/earnings ratio has gone up 3.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BTU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BTU 2023-11-29 0.6 0.9 2.6 1.7
BTU 2023-11-28 0.6 0.9 2.6 1.7
BTU 2023-11-27 0.6 0.9 2.6 1.7
BTU 2023-11-24 0.6 0.9 2.6 1.7
BTU 2023-11-22 0.6 0.9 2.6 1.7
BTU 2023-11-21 0.6 0.9 2.5 1.7

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)

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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Below are the latest news stories about PEABODY ENERGY CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BTU as an investment opportunity.

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BTU Price Returns

1-mo 2.30%
3-mo 10.50%
6-mo 20.34%
1-year -19.20%
3-year 1,758.30%
5-year -14.80%
YTD -8.56%
2022 162.36%
2021 317.85%
2020 -73.58%
2019 -67.32%
2018 -21.62%

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