Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, coal producer Peabody Energy
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Peabody's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||St. Louis (1883)|
|Market Cap||$8 billion|
|Industry||Coal and consumable fuels|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$8.3 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Gregory Boyce
Vice President/CFO Michael Crews
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||16.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$952.4 million / $6.7 billion|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 2,027 members who have rated Peabody believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Yes we all know coal is dirty energy, and yes we'll likely be focusing on [natural gas] in the near future. However, until that point coal will still generate much of our energy demand. Not only that, [Peabody] has an excellent presence globally and in my opinion this is a super steal at this price. I think the fair value is already $41 and is only going to increase.
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