|Daily Range||$17.57 - $18.01|
|52-Week Range||$14.25 - $20.56|
|Dividend (Yield)||$0.00 (0.0%)|
|Average Daily Volume||725,904|
|Current FY EPS||$0.72|
Metals and Mining
Cloud Peak Energy (CLD) Description
Cloud Peak Energy Inc is a producer of coal in the U.S. and in the Powder River Basin. Website: http://www.cloudpeakenergy.com/
News & Commentary
Declining US production, increased competition to supply China and India, and some abysmal balance sheets add up to one bold prediction in the coal industry for 2014.
Now that the mining industry is focusing on cost cutting, you should keep an eye on the little things because big savings can come from surprising places -- and have an important impact on the bottom line.
The Powder River Basin is seeing relatively solid demand because of its ultra-low coal costs—but why isn't the region doing even better?
The Illinois Pollution Control Board recently gave the green light to keep a handful of coal plants operating—that's a rare positive sign as coal-fired utilities are getting shut around the country.
Coal is basically just a rock, but that doesn't mean you can let it sit around forever before using it -- particularly for higher quality metallurgical varieties.
CONSOL's CEO recently talked about the future of energy in the United States, and he sees coal playing a big part.
Countries around the world are deciding that being environmental stewards isn't as easy as it sounds -- and they're continuing to rely on energy sources that aren't so Earth-friendly.