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Peabody Energy Corporation



) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $22.80, below its previous 52-week low of $22.85 with 2.3 million shares traded as of 10:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 8.6 million shares over the past 30 days.

Peabody Energy has a market cap of $6.87 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 27.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Peabody Energy Corporation engages in the mining of coal. It mines, prepares, and sells thermal coal to electric utilities and metallurgical coal to industrial customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.8, above the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 6.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Peabody Energy as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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 poor profit margins. You can view the full

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