BTU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. This Hated Commodity Could Prove To Be A Valuable Contrarian ...

    November 28, 2014
    The first rule of contrarian investing: "Buy when there's blood in the streets." And the coal sector sure has been hemorrhaging. ...
  2. Would You Add Coal to Your Portfolio? - Industry Outlook

    November 14, 2014
    Would You Add Coal to Your Portfolio? - Industry Outlook
  3. Relief Rally in This $10 Stock Could Double Traders' Money

    October 28, 2014
    Energy prices have plummeted across the board in recent months. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude has fallen to its lowest ...
  4. The coal sector has suffered for years at the hands of cheap natural gas and stiff regulations. But investors shouldn’t count out coal.

    Why Coal Deserves Your Attention Right Now

    July 29, 2014
    The coal sector has suffered for years at the hands of cheap natural gas and stiff regulations. But investors shouldn’t count ...
  5. Coal Industry Languishes, but All Is Not Lost - Industry Outlook

    July 22, 2014
    Coal Industry Languishes, but All Is Not Lost - Industry Outlook
  6. Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 24, 2014
    Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Chicos FAS has tried to climb above $20 for the past year and a half, but was rejected once again at the start of 2014.

    Stocks Poised For Another Leg Lower

    January 22, 2014
    Four stocks that have fallen off their highs, and will likely continue to do so.
  8. Will These 3 Laggard Stocks Outperform In 2014?

    January 14, 2014
    The best performing stocks in the S&P 500 in the past year have been Netflix, Micron Technology, Best Buy, Delta Airlines ...
  9. Fed to Reclaim Spotlight - Earnings Preview

    June 28, 2013
    Fed to Reclaim Spotlight - Earnings Preview
  10. Peabody Energy Carries Higher Expectations, But Solid Value

    June 14, 2013
    Peabody gets more benefit of the doubt than most, but still looks attractively priced for a global coal recovery
  11. Cloud Peak Energy May Have A Steeper Road To Recovery

    June 14, 2013
    Cloud Peak has high-quality thermal coal assets, but the recovery hasn't materialized yet.
  12. Will Improving Thermal Coal Markets Boost Arch Coal?

    May 29, 2013
    Arch Coal has been through the wringer, but are better days on the horizon?
  13. ANR Incurs Loss as Coal Price Falls - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources (ANR) reported a loss of 19 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2012, much narrower ...
  14. Valero and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on October 4, ...

    October 4, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has risen 0.4% and the Dow has climbed 0.5% so far today. The energy ...
  15. BHP Billiton Hoping For A Better 2013

    August 24, 2012
    BHP's numbers were in line, but performance revolves around better commodity prices.
  16. Can Alpha Natural Resources Find The Bottom?

    August 9, 2012
    Alpha Natural seems exceptionally cheap, but the coal industry is in a crisis.
  17. BTU and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on July 24, 2012

    July 24, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.5% and the Dow has fallen 0.6%. ...
  18. BTU Taps Gulf Coast Export Platform - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) has entered into an agreement with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (KMP) to utilize ...
  19. Today's Major Energy Sector Movers

    July 13, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading up 0.2%, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has slipped 0.1% so far today. The energy sector ...
  20. Brookfield Infastructure An Interesting Play On Long-Term Assets

    May 31, 2012
    BIP's collection of assets are relatively uncommon on North American equity markets, and at nearly 5%, BIP's valuation is ...
  21. Investors Want Nothing To Do With Cloud Peak Energy

    May 4, 2012
    Investors have no interest in coal stocks today.
  22. Rails Struggling To Replace King Coal

    April 11, 2012
    Weak coal demand is creating real volume declines for railroads.
  23. 5 Coal Stocks To Watch

    February 27, 2012
    Coal has gone from red-hot to ice-cold. Nevertheless, here is a list of companies to keep your eye on.
  24. 3 Mining Stocks To Watch Ahead Of Earnings

    February 24, 2012
    There are a handful of notable mining companies that will report their quarterly results in the coming days.
  25. Coal's Weak, So Buy Peabody

    January 26, 2012
    It takes a weak coal market to get Peabody shares cheap.
  26. Strong U.S. Jobs Growth: Will These Profitable Companies Benefit?

    January 9, 2012
    With a rebounding U.S. job market, the economy might be rebounding faster than initially expected.
  27. Coal Gets Red Hot Again

    November 9, 2011
    Despite the estimations of a softening economy, coal demand shows otherwise.
  28. What's Ailing Coal Stocks?

    October 11, 2011
    Coal has gone from red-hot to ice-cold. Nevertheless, here is a list of companies to keep your eye on.
  29. Penn Virginia Still A Solid Resource Income Play

    August 5, 2011
    Penn Virginia is a good resource income play, but not a terribly cheap one.
  30. Playing The 3 C’s Of Chinese Demand

    July 21, 2011
    Chinese demand for a variety of natural resources continues to grow, but the trio of corn, copper and coal could be the best ...
  31. Coal Stocks With Clean Energy Potential

    July 12, 2011
    Despite what you may hear or read about coal, its use in the U.S. isn't going away anytime soon.
  32. Peabody’s Pull Back An Opportunity

    June 2, 2011
    The share price pull back for Peabody Energy in May has given investors an opportunity to buy the stock at a good price. ...
  33. Coal Stocks With Clean Energy Potential

    March 28, 2011
    Despite what you may hear or read about coal, its use in the U.S. isn't going away anytime soon.
  34. 3 Low P/E Stocks

    March 28, 2011
    A low P/E ratio is a great starting point for inquisitive investors.
  35. Will Aussie Flooding Rain On China's Parade?

    January 7, 2011
    Flooding in Queensland has shaken up the market for a critical steel component.
  36. More M&A In Met Mining?

    December 7, 2010
    Met coal is a hot area now; maybe too hot for most investors to start new positions.
  37. Caterpillar Now A Miner Major

    November 17, 2010
    Caterpillar makes a multi-billion dollar bet on the growth of mining.
  38. The Shape Of Dry Bulk Shipping

    April 19, 2010
    With the global economy recovering, is it time to set sail with shipping companies?
  39. Coal's 2009 Problems To Linger In 2010

    December 31, 2009
    Investors should expect a continued supply/demand problem from coal through 2010.
  40. Coal-Burning Convertibles

    September 18, 2009
    For income investors who want to participate in coal’s potential upside.
  41. Time To Buy Coal Stocks?

    July 1, 2009
    Coal stocks have been beaten down this year and in the last month; does this present an investment opportunity?
  42. ETFs By U.S. Electricity Generation Projections

    February 17, 2009
    The mix of generation sources may fluctuate, but the overall upward trend for energy-focused ETFs creates a compelling story ...
  43. Dirty Money: Coal Master Limited Partnerships

    January 5, 2009
    Coal producers are trading for a fraction of their 52-week highs, revealing great opportunities for investors.
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