NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The 2010 outlook for U.S. based coal producers James River Coal (JRCC) and Walter Energy (WLT - Get Report) has improved to a positive undertone over other U.S. based coal producers, lifted by factors such as robust company outlook, comparison multiples and recent stock performance.James River Coal mines, processes and sells bituminous, steam and industrial-grade coal through six operating subsidiaries located throughout eastern Kentucky and in southern Indiana. Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the world steel industry and also produces steam coal, metallurgical coke and other related products.
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