Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE: BTU) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $20.81 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%. The average volume for Peabody Energy Corporation has been 7.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Peabody Energy Corporation has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 21.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Peabody Energy Corporation engages in the mining of coal. The company operates through Western U.S. Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Australian Mining, Trading and Brokerage, and Corporate and Other segments. TheStreet Ratings rates Peabody Energy Corporation as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Peabody Energy Corporation Ratings Report now.
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