There’s No Getting Around Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) Success

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BTU belongs to the Energy sector of the NYSE while operating in the Thermal Coal industry. The current market capitalization of Peabody Energy Corp. is $3.12B. A total of 2.41 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 3.99M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Jarboe Scott T. sold 14,582 shares of BTU for 24.85 per share on Feb 27 ’24. After the transaction, the CAO and Corporate Secretary now owns 66,133 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 23 ’24, Yeates Darren Ronald sold 25,793 shares at 24.71 per share. BTU shares that EVP & COO owns now total 80,367.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Spurbeck Mark disposed of 6,826 shares on Feb 23 ’24 at a per-share price of $24.57. This resulted in the EVP and CFO holding 75,464 shares of BTU after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Yeates Darren Ronald sold 31,980 shares at $25.48 per share on Feb 12 ’24. Company shares held by the EVP & COO now total 78,307.


Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. Peabody Energy Corp. pays an annual dividend of $0.30, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.23%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.89. BTU’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/21/2024 when it declared a $0.0750 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/13/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 11/29/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/8/2023. The BTU stock dividend was $0.0750 per share in cash.

While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BTU has a high of $27.70 and a low of $17.71.

As of this writing, BTU has an earnings estimate of $0.78 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.88 per share and a lower estimate of $0.66. The company reported an EPS of $0.82 in the last quarter, which was -17.20% lower than expectations of $0.99.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. BTU’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $954.30M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.18B in debt and $931.70M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $27.56, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.82B.

Analysts Opinion

There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for BTU is Buy with a score of 4.50.

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