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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
BTU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. BTU: 0.09 )
BTU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09

Equity to Asset 0.29
BTU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. BTU: 0.29 )
BTU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.29

0.07
0.45
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.72
M-Score: -3.02
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -4.63
BTU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. BTU: -4.63 )
BTU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.63   Max: 21.28
Current: -4.63

-4.63
21.28
Net-margin (%) -7.48
BTU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BTU: -7.48 )
BTU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.48   Max: 14.62
Current: -7.48

-7.48
14.62
ROE (%) -13.43
BTU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BTU: -13.43 )
BTU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.43   Max: 30.56
Current: -13.43

-13.43
30.56
ROA (%) -3.71
BTU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. BTU: -3.71 )
BTU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.71   Max: 9.83
Current: -3.71

-3.71
9.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.93
BTU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. BTU: -2.93 )
BTU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.93   Max: 19.13
Current: -2.93

-2.93
19.13
Revenue Growth (%) 2.00
BTU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. BTU: 2.00 )
BTU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21
Current: 2

0
21
EBITDA Growth (%) -37.60
BTU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -7.90 vs. BTU: -37.60 )
BTU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 36.4
Current: -37.6

0
36.4
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BTU Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 6,560 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 487,800 sh (+64.24%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 9,906,557 sh (+43.79%)
Tom Gayner 260,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 2,293,325 sh (-0.1%)
Mariko Gordon 162,080 sh (-0.14%)
NWQ Managers 10,285 sh (-12.62%)
Ray Dalio 31,600 sh (-12.71%)
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Q4 2013

BTU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 27,640 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 22,892 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 11,660 sh (+77.74%)
Ray Dalio 49,500 sh (+56.65%)
Arnold Schneider 2,402,963 sh (+4.78%)
Tom Gayner 260,000 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 486,300 sh (-0.31%)
Mariko Gordon 161,122 sh (-0.59%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 9,758,124 sh (-1.5%)
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Q1 2014

BTU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 36,157 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 32,377 sh (+41.43%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 10,248,766 sh (+5.03%)
Mario Gabelli 489,800 sh (+0.72%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 11,660 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 49,500 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 2,299,383 sh (-4.31%)
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Q2 2014

BTU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 16,173,021 sh (+57.8%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BTU

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Tom Gayner 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.16%$15.47 - $19.54 $ 15.44-9%0
Mariko Gordon 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.13%$15.47 - $19.54 $ 15.44-9%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$15.47 - $19.54 $ 15.44-9%36157
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 56.65%$16.93 - $20.87 $ 15.44-18%49500
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 77.74%$16.93 - $20.87 $ 15.44-18%11660
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 64.24%0.02%$14.65 - $18.88 $ 15.44-10%487800
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 New Buy$14.65 - $18.88 $ 15.44-10%6560
Richard Perry 2013-06-30 Sold Out 2.1%$14.54 - $21.17 $ 15.44-19%0
Tom Gayner 2013-06-30 Add 44.44%0.04%$14.54 - $21.17 $ 15.44-19%260000
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 198.49%0.02%$14.54 - $21.17 $ 15.44-19%297000
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy$14.54 - $21.17 $ 15.44-19%36200
Richard Perry 2013-03-31 New Buy2.1%$20.44 - $27.32 $ 15.44-35%3161000
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.5%$20.44 - $27.32 $ 15.44-35%0
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.16%$20.44 - $27.32 $ 15.44-35%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 96.25%0.01%$20.44 - $27.32 $ 15.44-35%99500
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.004%$20.44 - $27.32 $ 15.44-35%0
George Soros 2012-12-31 Reduce -88.64%1.42%$21.81 - $29.28 $ 15.44-41%500000
Tom Gayner 2012-12-31 Add 33.33%0.05%$21.81 - $29.28 $ 15.44-41%180000
John Keeley 2012-12-31 New Buy$21.81 - $29.28 $ 15.44-41%6735
George Soros 2012-09-30 New Buy1.6%$19.05 - $26.25 $ 15.44-32%4400000
Tom Gayner 2012-09-30 New Buy0.13%$19.05 - $26.25 $ 15.44-32%135000
PRIMECAP Management 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.0022%$19.05 - $26.25 $ 15.44-32%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Add 75.26%$19.05 - $26.25 $ 15.44-32%51000
John Burbank 2012-06-30 New Buy0.33%$21.45 - $31.77 $ 15.44-42%401001
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$21.45 - $31.77 $ 15.44-42%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 36.66%$21.45 - $31.77 $ 15.44-42%29100
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 Reduce -47.31%$21.45 - $31.77 $ 15.44-42%54800
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.25%$28.62 - $38.9 $ 15.44-52%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 Reduce -97.15%0.18%$28.62 - $38.9 $ 15.44-52%104000
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Add 20.09%$28.62 - $38.9 $ 15.44-52%11895
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 New Buy$28.62 - $38.9 $ 15.44-52%21293
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 New Buy0.25%$31.33 - $46.84 $ 15.44-59%449932
PRIMECAP Management 2011-09-30 Reduce -21.03%0.09%$35.73 - $61.37 $ 15.44-69%4054800
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0017%$35.73 - $61.37 $ 15.44-69%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.00
BTU's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BTU: 1.00 )
BTU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 8.3
Current: 1

0.87
8.3
P/S 0.60
BTU's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. BTU: 0.60 )
BTU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 4.53
Current: 0.6

0.52
4.53
EV-to-EBIT -23.45
BTU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 129.28 vs. BTU: -23.45 )
BTU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 76
Current: -23.45

5.2
76
Shiller P/E 11.70
BTU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BTU: 11.70 )
BTU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.82   Max: 96.23
Current: 11.7

7.82
96.23
Current Ratio 1.19
BTU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BTU: 1.19 )
BTU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.19

0.77
2.09
Quick Ratio 0.85
BTU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BTU: 0.85 )
BTU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.84
Current: 0.85

0.45
1.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.20
BTU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. BTU: 2.20 )
BTU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.32
Current: 2.2

0.29
2.32
Dividend growth (3y) 4.80
BTU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BTU: 4.80 )
BTU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.5
Current: 4.8

0
28.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.22
BTU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. BTU: 3.22 )
BTU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.39
Current: 3.22

0.42
3.39
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
BTU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. BTU: 0.30 )
BTU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -18.2
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
BTU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. BTU: 1.10 )
BTU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 8.52
Current: 1.1

0.87
8.52
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
BTU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BTU: 0.50 )
BTU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 7.3
Current: 0.5

0.41
7.3
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
BTU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. BTU: 0.40 )
BTU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.95
Current: 0.4

0.31
2.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
BTU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BTU: 1.10 )
BTU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 19.3
Current: 1.1

1.1
19.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -15.91
BTU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
61% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. BTU: -15.91 )
BTU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 28.5
Current: -15.91

-0.2
28.5

Business Description

Industry: Coal » Coal
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Peabody Energy Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in 1998 and became a public company in 2001. Peabody Energy is a private-sector coal company and it owns interests in 30 coal mining operations, including a majority interest in 29 coal operations located in the United States (U.S.) and Australia. The Company's operations consist of four principal segments: three Mining segments and one Trading and Brokerage segment. The Company's three mining segments are Western U.S. Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining and Australian Mining. Its fifth segment, Corporate and Other, includes mining and export/transportation joint ventures, energy-related commercial activities as well as the management of its coal reserve and real estate holdings. The principal business of the Western and Midwestern U.S. Mining segments is the mining, preparation and sale of thermal coal, sold primarily to electric utilities. The Company's Western U.S. Mining segment consists of its Powder River Basin, Southwest and Colorado operations. The Company's Midwestern U.S. Mining segment consists of its Illinois and Indiana operations. The business of its Australian Mining segment is the mining of various qualities of low-sulfur, high Btu coal (metallurgical coal) as well as thermal coal. Through its Trading and Brokerage segment, the Company is engaged in the brokering of coal sales both as principal and agent in support of various coal production-related activities that may involve coal to be produced from its mines, coal sourcing arrangements with third-party mining companies or offtake agreements with producers. The Company's main U.S. competitors are other large coal producers; including Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., Arch Coal, Inc., Cloud Peak Energy Inc., and CONSOL Energy Inc., Major international competitors include Anglo-American PLC, BHP Billiton, China Coal, Rio Tinto, Shenhua Group and Xstrata PLC.
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