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Who's Leading This Coal Industry Stalwart?

By Taylor Muckerman - Apr 1, 2013 at 7:20PM

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Leadership is an important factor when considering a company to add to your portfolio. So who's at the helm of Peabody Energy?

Having a chairman or a CEO who has been recognized as being at the top of his or her class is a badge of honor for any company. Look at the most successful companies in the world -- competent management is likely to be one of the strongest bonds that they share. That's why I believe that Peabody Energy (BTU) is a prime candidate for a rebound; if any coal company would experience one, it would be Peabody. 

In my mind, Greg Boyce has this company positioned to succeed, regardless of what takes place in the domestic marketplace. He has delivered investors access to the Chinese and Indian markets, both of which are expected to drive coal demand over the next five to 10 years. He has also largely shielded investors from higher-priced coal basins in favor of the ones that are most competitive with natural gas. For more, tune in below.

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