Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE: BTU) is 65.56% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $0.80 and a high of $9.87 in the current 52-week trading range. The BTU stock was last observed hovering at around $3.46 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.53% off its average median price target of $2.88 for the next 12 months. It is also -6.4% off the consensus price target high of $3.75 offered by 5 analysts, but current levels are -175.17% lower than the price target low of $1.45 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $3.99, the stock is 59.06% and 123.04% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 6.75 million and changing 15.32% at the moment leaves the stock 51.84% off its SMA200. BTU registered -55.67% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of 34.80%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.1176 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $2.3192.
The stock witnessed a 100.50% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 128.00%, and is 21.28% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 15.28% over the week and 14.73% over the month.
Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) has around 6600 employees, a market worth around $397.52M and $3.26B in sales. Profit margin for the company is -62.30%. Distance from 52-week low is 398.75% and -59.57% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (0.40%).
Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) is a “Hold”. 5 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.00, where 5 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 0 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Peabody Energy Corporation is expected to release its quarterly report on 04/28/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.55 with sales reaching $706.45M over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -147.40% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -38.40% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -36.80% in year-over-year returns.
Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Top Institutional Holders
175 institutions hold shares in Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), with 1.23M shares held by insiders accounting for 1.26% while institutional investors hold 98.55% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 97.90M, and float is at 96.09M with Short Float at 6.58%. Institutions hold 97.31% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Elliott Investment Management L.P. with over 28.92 million shares valued at $66.51 million. The investor’s holdings represent 29.57% of the BTU Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc with 9.65 million shares valued at $22.2 million to account for 9.87% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Susquehanna International Group, LLP which holds 6.15 million shares representing 6.28% and valued at over $14.14 million, while Blackrock Inc. holds 5.01% of the shares totaling 4.9 million with a market value of $11.27 million.
Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Insider Activity
A total of 19 insider transactions have happened at Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 11 and purchases happening 8 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Williamson Kemal, the company’s President – US Operations. SEC filings show that Williamson Kemal sold 1,505 shares of the company’s common stock on Jan 05 at a price of $3.07 per share for a total of $4620.0. Following the sale, the insider now owns 0.25 million shares.
Peabody Energy Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Jan 05 that Hathhorn Marc E. (President-Australia Operations) sold a total of 1,921 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Jan 05 and was made at $3.07 per share for $5897.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.11 million shares of the BTU stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Jan 05, Spurbeck Mark (EVP and CFO) disposed off 837 shares at an average price of $3.07 for $2570.0. The insider now directly holds 121,621 shares of Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU).