Peabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Peabody Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BTU's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: BTU underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -57.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BTU underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Peabody Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StWhy Peabody Energy Corporation’s (NYSE:BTU) Return On Capital Employed Looks Uninspiring
Is Peabody Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BTU ($2.81) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BTU is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BTU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: BTU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BTU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BTU is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.5x).
How is Peabody Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BTU is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: BTU is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: BTU is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BTU's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BTU's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BTU is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Peabody Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BTU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BTU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BTU is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 59.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BTU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BTU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-11.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BTU has a negative Return on Equity (-7.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Peabody Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BTU's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($975.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: BTU's short term assets ($1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BTU's debt to equity ratio (48.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BTU's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 219.9% to 48.5% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: BTU has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BTU's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.2x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable BTU has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: BTU is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 37.8% per year.
What is Peabody Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BTU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BTU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BTU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BTU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BTU is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BTU's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Glenn Kellow (51yo)
Mr. Glenn L. Kellow is President and Chief Executive Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation (“Peabody”) since May 2015. Mr. Kellow has been a Director of Peabody Energy Corporation since January 2015. Mr. K ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Glenn's total compensation ($USD7.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.49M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Glenn's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & COO||0.67yr||US$2.62m||0.11% $290.1k|
|President of U.S. Operations||7.42yrs||US$2.26m||0.18% $483.0k|
|Executive Officer||no data||US$2.01m||0.12% $306.7k|
|Interim Chief Financial Officer||0.17yr||no data||0.033% $87.7k|
|Chief Information Officer & Senior VP||no data||no data||no data|
|SVP, Global Investor and Corporate Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Tax Planning & Compliance||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary||0.17yr||no data||0.029% $76.1k|
|Group Executive of Marketing and Trading||6yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BTU's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$267.47k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$254.97k||no data|
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$254.97k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$254.97k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||4.17yrs||US$394.97k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$242.47k||no data|
|Independent Director||1yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$247.47k||no data|
Experienced Board: BTU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Peabody Energy Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Peabody Energy Corporation
- Ticker: BTU
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1883
- Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$262.226m
- Shares outstanding: 97.12m
- Website: https://www.peabodyenergy.com
Number of Employees
- Peabody Energy Corporation
- Peabody Plaza
- 701 Market Street
- St. Louis
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BTU||SNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||CL||USD||Apr 2017|
|BTU||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 2017|
|PBE||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 2017|
Peabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business. The company operates through Seaborne Thermal Mining, Seaborne Metallurgical Mining, Powder River Basin Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Western U.S. Mining, and Corporate and Other segments. It is involved in mining, preparation, and sale of thermal coal primarily to electric utilities; mining bituminous and sub-bituminous coal deposits; and mining metallurgical coal, such as hard coking coal, semi-hard coking coal, semi-soft coking coal, and pulverized coal injection coal. The company supplies coal primarily to electricity generators, industrial facilities, and steel manufacturers. As of December 31, 2019, it owned interests in 21 coal mining operations located in the United States and Australia; and had approximately 3.6 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves and approximately 500,000 acres of surface property through ownership and lease agreements. The company also engages in direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts, as well as provides transportation-related services, which involve financial derivative contracts and physical contracts. Peabody Energy Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. On April 13, 2016, Peabody Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/31 03:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/30 00:00|
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