Amid this growing sentiment, coal companies such as Consol Energy ( CNX - Get Report) are making their way into natural gas territory. In April, Consol announced the completion of its deal to buy Dominion Resources' ( D - Get Report) natural gas business for roughly $3.475 billion in cash.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- There's been concern among investors that coal stocks are heading for trouble amid falling natural gas prices and the growing preference among many utilities for renewable resources and natural gas as opposed to dirty coal.
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