NYSE:CEIX

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Executive Summary

CONSOL Energy Inc. produces and exports bituminous coal.


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with poor track record.


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Share Price & News

How has CONSOL Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CEIX's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-14.2%

CEIX

0.09%

US Oil and Gas

0.06%

US Market


1 Year Return

-83.8%

CEIX

-17.6%

US Oil and Gas

19.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CEIX underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -17.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CEIX underperformed the US Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CEIXIndustryMarket
7 Day-14.2%0.09%0.06%
30 Day-39.6%-6.5%1.7%
90 Day-52.3%-6.3%9.0%
1 Year-83.8%-83.8%-14.4%-17.6%21.8%19.3%
3 Yearn/a-11.4%-19.8%49.5%39.9%
5 Yearn/a-20.5%-32.2%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is CONSOL Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is CONSOL Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CEIX ($6.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($16.15)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CEIX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CEIX is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.1x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (10.2x).

PE vs Market: CEIX is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US market (18.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CEIX's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CEIX is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is CONSOL Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

-94.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CEIX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-94.3% per year).

Earnings vs Market: CEIX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-94.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CEIX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CEIX's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CEIX's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.4% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CEIX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has CONSOL Energy performed over the past 5 years?

-28.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CEIX has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CEIX's current net profit margins (5.4%) are lower than last year (10.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CEIX's earnings have declined by -28.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CEIX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CEIX had negative earnings growth (-50.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-13.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CEIX's Return on Equity (16.3%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is CONSOL Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CEIX's short term assets ($338.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($392.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: CEIX's short term assets ($338.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.7B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CEIX's debt to equity ratio (119.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if CEIX's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CEIX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.7%).

Interest Coverage: CEIX's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: CEIX has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: CEIX's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.5x debt).


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Dividend

What is CONSOL Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEIX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CEIX'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 CEIX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CEIX's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CEIX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jimmy Brock (62yo)

2.7yrs

Tenure

US$4,556,078

Compensation

Mr. James A. Brock, also known as Jimmy, is the Chief Executive Officer of CONSOL Energy Inc. since June 21, 2017, President since December 4, 2017 and its Director since November 28, 2017. Mr. Brock has b ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jimmy's total compensation ($USD4.56M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.11M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jimmy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
James Brock
President2.7yrsUS$4.56m0.37% $585.8k
Kurt Salvatori
Chief Administrative Officer2.6yrsUS$716.59k0.026% $40.3k
Martha Wiegand
General Counsel & Secretary2.6yrsUS$798.13k0.028% $43.6k
James McCaffrey
Senior VP of Coal Marketing & Chief Commercial Officer2.6yrsUS$1.38m0.097% $151.2k
Miteshkumar Thakkar
Interim Chief Financial Officer0.08yrsno data0.0088% $13.7k
Eric Schubel
Vice President of Operations0yrsno datano data
John Rothka
Chief Accounting Officer2.3yrsno data0.012% $18.0k
Nathan Tucker
Manager of Finance and Investor Relations0yrsno datano data

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

48.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CEIX's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
James Brock
President2.7yrsUS$4.56m0.37% $585.8k
John Mills
Independent Director2.3yrsUS$300.00k0.060% $93.6k
William Powell
Chairman of the Board2.3yrsUS$507.50k0.025% $38.8k
Joseph Platt
Independent Director2.3yrsUS$290.00k0.053% $82.9k
Edwin Roberson
Independent Director2.3yrsUS$287.50k0.029% $45.0k
Sophie Bergeron
Independent Director0.9yrsno datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

67yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CEIX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

CONSOL Energy Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: CONSOL Energy Inc.
  • Ticker: CEIX
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1864
  • Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$156.633m
  • Shares outstanding: 25.93m
  • Website: https://www.consolenergy.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • CONSOL Energy Inc.
  • 1000 Consol Energy Drive
  • CNX Center
  • Canonsburg
  • Pennsylvania
  • 15317
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CEIXNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2017
C9XDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2017

Biography

CONSOL Energy Inc. produces and exports bituminous coal. It owns and operates its mining operations in the Northern Appalachian Basin. The company owns and operates the Pennsylvania Mining Complex (PAMC), which comprises three underground mines, including Bailey, Enlow Fork, and Harvey; and CONSOL Marine Terminal located in the port of Baltimore. As of December 31, 2018, it had 698.5 million tons of proven and probable coal reserves at PAMC. In addition, it owns approximately 1.6 billion tons of Greenfield coal reserves located in the Northern Appalachian, Central Appalachian, and Illinois basins. CONSOL Energy Inc. was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/21 01:16
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.