Here's What You May Have Missed About Peabody Energy (BTU)

Peabody Energy moved 13% this afternoon session, trading between a high of $29.8- and a low of $25.87 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $26.39 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $33.6.

Peabody Energy Corporation is engaged in the coal mining business in the United States, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, China, India, Vietnam, South Korea, and internationally. The mid-cap bituminous coal & lignite surface mining company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 17.1%. Peabody Energy has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 9.28, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 2.84.

BTU has a revenue per share ratio of 33.37 and an enterprise value to revenue ratio of 0.772, based on its total revenue of $3,318,300,000. The company's revenues have a year-on-year growth rate of 97.7%, compared to a YoY growth rate of 0.0% for its earnings.

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