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Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) is climbing on Friday after receiving a ratings upgrade. Peabody was upgraded to "outperform" from "market perform" with its price target lifted to $20 from $19, Cowen said.
The last time the AAII reading was above 40% was in mid-April of 2005.
UBS downgraded Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) to "neutral" from "buy" and set a $17 target price. The firm cited a lower coal price deck as the reason for the move.
As the Nikkei stumbles and concerns around Chinese economic growth rise, investors are questioning the rationale for Asian investment.
Markets move lower amid poor economic data from China and Japan, and as tensions continue in Ukraine.
U.S. markets close higher as the U.S. jobs report for February outweighs rising tensions in the Ukraine. Russia warns the Ukraine it will cut gas supplies unless it pays almost $2 billion it owes.
Peabody Energy (BTU) announced it will reshuffle its executive team, with promotions to take effect April 1.
I am not sure we are going anywhere special until we get a bit more oversold.
It's a sign that the market is stuck and is likely headed downward.
Peabody Energy and Market Vectors Coal are the best way to profit from coal.
This sector may have bottomed, but the sudden excitement in Cloud Peak is misguided.
Profit from the increase in demand for coal with Peabody, BHP Billiton and Caterpillar.
Dan Dicker says commodity weakness in base metals, notably copper, could weigh upon the U.S. economic recovery.
Commodity weakness in base metals, notably copper, could weigh down the recovery, especially as the Fed concludes its economic stimulus program.
Coal producers Walt Energy (WLT), Peabody Energy (BTU) and Alpha Natural Resources (ANR) plummeted on sluggish January manufacturing data, sparking concerns an extended slowdown would hit the U.S. economy. By midafternoon, Walt Energy had dumped 7% to $10.57, Peabody had taken off 2.8% to $16.58, and Alpha Natural Resources had tumbled 6.3% to $5.32.
EMES ABFS MWV BTU MET are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, 5:00 AM ET
Investors should avoid this stock until Arch Coal can get back to posing break-even results.
Peabody Energy (BTU) falls after the coal-mining company reported a 14% decline in quarterly revenue thanks to a work stoppage at two of its Australian mines and weak prices of metallurgical coal. The drop was steeper than analysts expected. Total revenue declined to $1.74 billion in the quarter that ended on Dec. 31; analysts polled by Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S expected total revenue of $1.77 billion. Peabody's Australian operation also dropped 20%. Peabody also reported that it expects to report a first quarter adjusted EPS between a loss of 10 cents and a profit of 14 cents. Analysts expect a loss of four cents a share.
Cramer is avoiding Lululemon Athletica and thinks Peabody Energy will benefit from higher coal prices.
U.S. markets are higher, signaling the index will rebound after its worst week since June 2012. TheStreet's Senior Stock Analyst Nicole Urken has more from Wall Street.
Take a quick look at my video, rounding up market movers this morning
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Friday, shares of Peabody Energy Corp were yielding above the 2% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.34), with the stock changing hands as low as $16.75 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Peabody Energy Corp is the #23 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
Investors in Peabody Energy Corp saw new options begin trading this week, for the September 20th expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 240 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.
Investors in Peabody Energy Corp saw new options begin trading today, for the February 14th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the BTU options chain for the new February 14th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.
Chevron and Exxon Mobil are among the oils-energy sector stocks that would normally be in most diversified portfolios, but I say underweight them.
Peabody Energy Corporation was a leading decliner within the metals & mining industry, falling $0.19 (-1.0%) to $18.29 on average volume
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