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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
NYSE:CLD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. NYSE:CLD: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:CLD' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.34 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.54
NYSE:CLD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NYSE:CLD: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:CLD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.54
0.15
0.55
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.00
M-Score: -3.43
WACC vs ROIC
12.73%
-7.52%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -2.99
NYSE:CLD's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -0.22 vs. NYSE:CLD: -2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:CLD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.24  Med: 12.77 Max: 18.24
Current: -2.99
-7.24
18.24
Net-margin (%) -19.07
NYSE:CLD's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -3.08 vs. NYSE:CLD: -19.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:CLD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.07  Med: 5.53 Max: 27.3
Current: -19.07
-19.07
27.3
ROE (%) -17.11
NYSE:CLD's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -3.03 vs. NYSE:CLD: -17.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:CLD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.74  Med: 8.09 Max: 61.66
Current: -17.11
-20.74
61.66
ROA (%) -8.83
NYSE:CLD's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -2.79 vs. NYSE:CLD: -8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:CLD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.37  Med: 3.52 Max: 22.05
Current: -8.83
-10.37
22.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.74
NYSE:CLD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NYSE:CLD: -1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:CLD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.24  Med: 15.93 Max: 26.26
Current: -1.74
-5.24
26.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
NYSE:CLD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -13.30 vs. NYSE:CLD: -9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CLD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19  Med: -5.5 Max: 7.4
Current: -9.6
-19
7.4
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CLD Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 324,465 sh (+18.22%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Donald Smith 756,000 sh (-2.83%)
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Q1 2016

CLD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 485,700 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 392,386 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 324,465 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 627,259 sh (-17.03%)
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Q2 2016

CLD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Charles Brandes 70,171 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,930,781 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,347,200 sh (+177.37%)
Arnold Schneider 434,626 sh (+10.76%)
Donald Smith 627,259 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
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Q3 2016

CLD Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Arnold Schneider 609,456 sh (+40.23%)
Jim Simons 1,686,100 sh (+25.16%)
Donald Smith 627,259 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Charles Brandes 69,288 sh (-1.26%)
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Preferred stocks of Cloud Peak Energy Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CLDEP0.000.00Mand Conv Pfd 2014-01.12.2017 Series -A-

Business Description

Industry: Coal » Coal    NAICS: 212111    SIC: 1221
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Traded in other countries:KCP.Germany,
Cloud Peak Energy Inc is engaged in the production of coal in the U.S. and in the Powder River Basin.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 31, 2008 in anticipation of an initial public offering. The Company completed its initial public offering on November 9, 2009. The Company is a producer of coal in the U.S. and in the Powder River Basin, or PRB. The Company operates some of the safest mines in the coal industry. The Company operates in segments including Owned and Operated Mines and Logistics and Related Activities. The Owned and Operated Mines segment includes Antelope Mine, Cordero Rojo Mine, and Spring Creek Mine. Its Antelope and Cordero Rojo mines are served by the BNSF and UP railroads; and its Spring Creek Mine is served by the BNSF railroad. The Antelope Mine extracts thermal coal from the Anderson and Canyon Seams; Cordero Rojo Mine extracts thermal coal from the Wyodak Seam; and Spring Creek Mine extracts thermal coal from the Anderson-Dietz Seam. Its development projects include Youngs Creek Project, and Big Metal Project. The Logistics and Related Activities segment includes the services provided to international and domestic customers where it delivers coal to the customer at a terminal or the customer's plant or other delivery point, remote from its mine site. Its services include the purchase of coal from third parties or from its Owned and Operated Mines segment, at market prices, as well as the contracting and coordination of the transportation and other handling services from third-party operators, which are rail and terminal companies. The Company's mining operations are subject to extensive federal, state and local environmental, health and safety, transportation, labor and other laws and regulations.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 9.68
CLD's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. CLD: 9.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.34
CLD's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CLD: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CLD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.71
Current: 0.34
0.09
2.71
P/S 0.37
CLD's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CLD: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CLD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.37
0.07
0.97
POCF 19.75
CLD's POCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. CLD: 19.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CLD' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 4.01 Max: 28.65
Current: 19.75
1.34
28.65
EV-to-EBIT -28.00
CLD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 22.23 vs. CLD: -28.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CLD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -235.1  Med: 6.6 Max: 20.7
Current: -28
-235.1
20.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.19
CLD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 13.67 vs. CLD: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CLD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.5  Med: 4.6 Max: 15.8
Current: 13.19
-71.5
15.8
Current Ratio 1.61
CLD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CLD: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CLD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.61
1.15
2.37
Quick Ratio 1.09
CLD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. CLD: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CLD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.09
0.88
2.11
Days Inventory 39.99
CLD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 37.68 vs. CLD: 39.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CLD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.66  Med: 24.39 Max: 39.99
Current: 39.99
21.66
39.99
Days Sales Outstanding 18.99
CLD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 48.20 vs. CLD: 18.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CLD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.04  Med: 20.49 Max: 23.94
Current: 18.99
14.04
23.94
Days Payable 14.03
CLD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 70.65 vs. CLD: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CLD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.03  Med: 20.69 Max: 30.54
Current: 14.03
14.03
30.54

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
CLD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. CLD: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CLD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: -0.2 Max: 0
Current: -0.2
-24.6
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.34
CLD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CLD: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CLD' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.34
0.14
2.85
Price/Projected FCF 0.18
CLD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. CLD: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CLD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.18
0.06
0.28
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
CLD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CLD: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CLD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.6
0.18
1.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.54
CLD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CLD: -3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.56  Med: 14.15 Max: 25.1
Current: -3.54
-3.56
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 33.19
CLD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: -21.04 vs. CLD: 33.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CLD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 31.9 Max: 90.5
Current: 33.19
7.2
90.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $833.2
EPS (TTM) $ -2.61
Beta1.88
Short Percentage of Float15.34%
52-Week Range $1.08 - 8.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)61.46

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 816 1,087 1,005
EPS ($) -0.04 0.54 0.24
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.04 0.54 0.24
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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