Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) concluded the trading at $21.96 on Thursday, September 22 with a rise of 2.66% from its closing price on previous day.
Taking a look at stock we notice that its last check on previous day was $21.39 and 5Y monthly beta was reading 1.19 with its price kept floating in the range of $21.30 and $22.1821 on the day. Company’s P/E ratio for the trailing 12 months is 4.48. Considering stock’s 52-week price range provides that BTU hit a high price of $33.29 and saw its price falling to a low level of $8.58 during that period. Over a period of past 1-month, stock came subtracting -19.74% in its value.
With its current market valuation of $3.30 billion, Peabody Energy Corporation is set to declare its quarterly results on Apr 27, 2022 – May 02, 2022. Analysts are in estimates of $3.62 per share for company’s earnings in the current quarter and are expecting its annual EPS growth moving up to $8.35 for 2022 with estimates of that growing to $6.27 in next year. These estimates are suggesting current year growth of 159.30% for EPS and -24.90% growth next year.
Analysts watching the company’s growth closely have provided estimates for its revenue growth with an average revenue estimate of $1.36 billion. They suggested that in the process company could generate revenue of as low as $1.24 billion which could climb up to $1.46 billion to hit a high. The average estimate is representing an increase of 50.20% in sales growth from that of posted by the company in the same quarter of last year. In keeping analyst consensus estimate with, company is forecasted to be making an annual revenue of $4.65 billion in 2022, which will be 40.20% more from revenue generated by the company last year.
In last 7 days, analysts came adjusting their opinions about stock’s EPS with 1 upward and no downward revisions, an indication which could give clearer idea about the company’s short term price movement. In contrast, when we review BTU stock’s current outlook then short term indicators are assigning it an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators are categorizing the stock at an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators are suggesting an average of Hold for it.
Digging deeper we become aware of the PEG ratio of the BTU stock which is currently positioned at 0. It further provides that stock’s current price level is -8.04% away from its 20-day simple moving average and is -3.44% off its SMA50. Its relative strength index (RSI) for 14-periods is oscillating at 45.22 while volatility remained at 6.35% over the past week which changes to 6.63% when measuring it over the past month. Beta is valued at 1.06, while measure of average true range or ATR is currently at 1.60. In predicting price targets of as low as $24.00 and as high as $33.00, analysts are in agreement on assigning the stock over the next 12 months average price target of $28.40. Stock’s current price level is -9.29% above from estimated low price target while it is -50.27% below the estimated high; and even if the BTU’s share succeeded to reach the median price of $28.00, then the outlook of -27.5% could come to the excitement of the investors.
Having a second look at Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) provides that stock’s average daily trading volume for 3 months was 5.58 million, while it jumped to 5.26 million when we calculate an average volume for past 10 days. Number of outstanding shares of the stock stood at 144.00 million.
The percentage of outstanding shares held by the insiders is 0.40% while it is 90.60% for the institutional holders. The figures also indicate that as of Jul 14, 2022, number of stock’s short shares was 14.67 million which implies a short ratio of 2.35. This shows up a 10.20% of Short Interest in company’s outstanding shares on the day. In July the standing of shares short improved as it was 14.33 million in the previous month. Addition of 118.07% by stock’s current price to its year-to-date value in last trading session is likely to be increasing investors’ interest in the stock as it is hinting an extended uptrend.