Tag: coal

Is the Coal Market Catching Fire?

In the past several months, the coal market has showed signs of recovery mainly due to harsh winter conditions in the U.S. Coal companies such as CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) and Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) have benefited from these developments as these companies’…

Will These Coal Companies Recover?

Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) and Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI), leading coal producers, have recently released their fourth quarter earnings reports and updated their 2014 guidance. These reports didn’t impress their investors and these companies’ stocks have tumbled down in the past several weeks. Looking…

Will Coal Make a Comeback in 2014?

The U.S coal industry has slowed down in 2013. Despite this slowdown, several coal companies including CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) and Alliance Resource Partners (NASDAQ:ARLP) were able to increase their sales, while other coal companies such as Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) didn’t perform…

Does Coal Have a Silver Lining?

Price of Coal and Natural Gas

Despite the highly anticipated crash of the U.S coal industry, several coal companies such as CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) and Alliance Resource Partners (NASDAQ:ARLP) have done well in the stock market. These companies are likely to see a reduction in the…

Will These Coal Companies Make a Comeback?

Is the coal industry slowly making a comeback? Several coal companies such as Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) and CONSOL Energy (NYSE:CNX) have rallied in recent weeks: Shares of Peabody increased by 10% during the past month; CONSOL’s stock rose by 16.8%. Despite…

Is it all Over for Coal?

coal natural gas 2012-3

Many analysts have already put the kibosh on the coal industry soon after Obama’s initiative to cut emissions in the coming years, which will lead to a significant drop in U.S’s coal consumption. But does this mean the coal industry…

Will Coal Companies Recover in 2013?

Shares of leading coal mining companies have tumbled down in the last several months: Shares of   Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI) plummeted by 26.5%. Do these companies have a silver lining? Will they recover from their tumble in the coming months? Lets’ examine…

Will The Rally of Utility Companies Continue?

gas coal and electirc prices April 2013

Shares of leading Utilities companies have rallied in the stock market in recent weeks. Was their rally based on fundamental change in the utility industry? Will utility companies such as Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) and FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) continue to trade up? In…

Will Coal Make a Comeback in 2013?

Price of Coal and Natural Gas

Major coal mining companies haven’t performed well in recent years. Perhaps the recent increase in the price of natural gas help rally the coal industry: Since the price of natural gas didn’t reach its low prices as it did back…