This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. Reports Record Quarterly Coal Production, Net Income And EBITDA; Raises Quarterly Cash Distribution 2.1% To $1.2225 Per Unit; Announces Two-for-One Unit Split; And Increases Guidance

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) today reported financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 (the "2014 Quarter"). On the strength of record coal production and solid cost control in each of its operating regions, ARLP’s net income rose 12.6% to a record $115.9 million, or net income per basic and diluted limited partner unit of $2.20 per unit, a 12.8% increase compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2013 (the "2013 Quarter"). EBITDA also climbed to a record $190.4 million for the 2014 Quarter, an increase of 10.0% compared to the 2013 Quarter. (For a definition of EBITDA and related reconciliations to comparable GAAP financial measures, please see the end of this release.)

ARLP also announced that the Board of Directors of its managing general partner (the "Board") increased the cash distribution to unitholders for the 2014 Quarter to $1.2225 per unit (an annualized rate of $4.89 per unit), payable on May 15, 2014 to all unitholders of record as of the close of trading on May 8, 2014. The announced distribution represents an 8.2% increase over the cash distribution of $1.13 per unit for the 2013 Quarter and a 2.1% increase over the cash distribution of $1.1975 per unit for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 (the "Sequential Quarter").

The Board also approved a two-for-one split of ARLP’s common units. The unit split will take place in the form of a one unit distribution on each unit outstanding, with units to be distributed on June 16, 2014 to unitholders of record as of May 30, 2014. Following the unit split, unitholders of record will own twice the number of units and the current quarterly cash distribution per unit will be reduced by half; for example, the 2014 Quarter distribution of $1.2225 per unit would have been $0.61125 per unit, or an annualized rate of $2.445 per unit. As a result, the total distribution received by ARLP unitholders would have been the same after consummation of the unit split.

1 of 7

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.74 0.00%
FB $117.58 0.00%
GOOG $693.01 0.00%
TSLA $240.76 0.00%
YHOO $36.60 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,773.64 -57.12 -0.32%
S&P 500 2,065.30 -10.51 -0.51%
NASDAQ 4,775.3580 -29.9330 -0.62%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs