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) -- The ex-dividend date for

Arch Coal



) is tomorrow, March 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $13.84 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%.

The average volume for Arch Coal has been 6.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Arch Coal has a market cap of $2.91 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Arch Coal, Inc. The company has a P/E ratio of 13, below the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 17.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Arch Coal as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally poor debt management and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

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