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 96.12M with Short Float at 4.92%. Institutions hold 97.31% of the Float.
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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 $11.81 million.
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE: BTU) is 60.58% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $0.80 and a high of $7.85 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The BTU stock was last observed hovering at around $3.89 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.02% off its average median price target of $3.63 for the next 12 months. It is also 14.0% off the consensus price target high of $4.50 offered by 5 analysts, but current levels are -10.57% lower than the price target low of $3.50 for the same period.
Currently trading at $3.87, the stock is -0.46% and 23.61% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.18 million and changing -0.51% at the moment leaves the stock 42.47% off its SMA200. BTU registered -48.61% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 45.49%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $3.7797 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $2.4949.
The stock witnessed a -2.52% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 239.47%, and is 2.65% 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 11.45% over the week and 14.06% over the month.
Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) has around 6600 employees, a market worth around $380.38M and $2.88B in sales. Profit margin for the company is -71.00%. Distance from 52-week low is 383.75% and -50.70% 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 -$0.82 with sales reaching $667.25M over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -147.40% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -0.20% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -21.10% in year-over-year returns.
Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Insider Activity
A total of 29 insider transactions have happened at Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 22 and purchases happening 7 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Jarboe Scott T., the company’s CLO and Corporate Secretary. SEC filings show that Jarboe Scott T. sold 630 shares of the company’s common stock on Feb 16 at a price of $4.50 per share for a total of $2835.0. Following the sale, the insider now owns 64912.0 shares.
Peabody Energy Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Feb 11 that Hathhorn Marc E. (Director) sold a total of 1,521 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Feb 11 and was made at $3.59 per share for $5460.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.11 million shares of the BTU stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Feb 10, Richard Paul V. (SVP & Chief HR Officer) disposed off 147 shares at an average price of $3.69 for $542.0. The insider now directly holds 48,944 shares of Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU).