NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Peabody Energy (BTU) - Get Report stock is decreasing by 0.94% to $1.05 in late morning trading on Tuesday, after the company reported earnings results that missed analysts' estimates.
Peabody Energy reported an adjusted loss of 65 cents per diluted share for the 2015 second quarter, down from a loss of 28 cents per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014.
Revenue fell to $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared with $1.76 billion for the same period last year.
Analysts had estimated for a loss of 63 cents per share on revenue of $1.44 billion for the 2015 second quarter.
The decrease in revenue was attributed to a 16% decline in volume and lower coal prices.
Additionally, Peabody expects demand for coal in the U.S. to decrease by up to 100 million tons and U.S. coal exports to drop by up to 35 million tons this year.
In the second quarter of 2015, the U.S. coal supply dropped by 13% and production is expected to continue falling in the second half of 2015.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates PEABODY ENERGY CORP as a Sell with a ratings score of D. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate PEABODY ENERGY CORP (BTU) a SELL. This is driven by several weaknesses, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow."
You can view the full analysis from the report here: BTU Ratings Report