If You're Going to Invest in Coal, Make It Peabody Energy
The coal market is absolutely miserable right now, but out of all the companies in the space, Peabody Energy has the best chance of bouncing back
The 5 Worst-Performing Energy Stocks of 2014
Thanks to weak commodity prices, fledgling customer demand, and overloaded balance sheets; Walter Energy, Alpha Natural Resources, Geospace Technologies, Hercules Offshore, and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners are the worst energy stocks so far this year.
The Cliffs Saga Continues
Cliffs Natural Resources has put out two important announcements during the past week.
Is S&P Right on Walter Energy?
S&P downgrades Walter Energy to junk rating, putting further pressure on the company.
Coal's Loss Is Chesapeake Energy's Gain
A recent Supreme Court case will have a big impact on the U.S. energy market, and Talisman and Chesapeake will walk away winners.
Coking Coal Players Revisited...and It Doesn't Look Good
Last year I wrote an article that explained how bad it was in the coking coal business. This year, things are materially worse. Where does that leave players like Walter Energy and Alpha Natural Resources?
CONSOL Energy: Great Company, But Fully Valued?
CONSOL has massively outperformed peer U.S. coal producers and deserves nothing but praise. It made a bold move away from coal by making a large natural gas acquisition that has paid off big time. But, is the stock still a buy? Well, probably not, and here's why.
Coal Stocks Bounce off Bottom; Time to Buy or Sell?
Coal stocks have bounced off of 52-week lows anywhere from 15.6% for Arch Coal to 35.8% for Walter Energy. Does this signal a turn in the sector or an opportunity to sell?