CNX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 24, 2014
    Coal Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 13, 2014
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  3. Coal Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook

    November 26, 2013
    Coal Industry Stock Outlook - Nov 2013 - Industry Outlook
  4. Energy Equity ETFs: 4 Things To Consider

    October 31, 2013
    Exchange-traded funds enable investors to reach into nearly every corner of the market with a single convenient and diversified ...
  5. Coal Stocks: End-Of-Summer Short Interest Moves (RNO, WLT, YZC)

    September 13, 2013
    Moves in short interest in leading coal-related stocks were mixed between the August 15 and August 30 settlement dates. Rhino ...
  6. Walter Energy, SouFun and Other Top Performers in August

    September 3, 2013
    Three basic materials companies -- Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE: WLT) -- were among the top-performing dividend-paying ...
  7. Short Interest in Rhino Resource Partners, SunCoke Energy Surges ...

    June 28, 2013
    The largest percentage upswings in short interest in coal-related stocks between the May 31 and June 14 settlement dates ...
  8. Joy Global's Quality Not The Issue, But The Mining Capex Recovery ...

    May 30, 2013
    Joy Global is holding up well in this cyclical rough patch.
  9. Cloud Peak Beats EPS, Sales Trail - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (CLD) reported earnings of 54 cents per share in the fourth quarter 2012 compared with 70 cents per ...
  10. Arch Coal Misses, Suffers Loss - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Arch Coal Inc. (ACI) reported fourth-quarter 2012 pro forma loss of 42 cents per share, wider than the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  11. Peabody Energy Likely to Miss - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Peabody Energy (BTU) will release its fourth quarter 2012 financial results before the market bell on Jan 29, 2013. In the ...
  12. CONSOL Unveils 2013 Capex Guidance - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) has announced its full-year 2013 capital expenditure guidance in the range of $1,290 - $1,505 million. ...
  13. The Smart Money Loves These 10 Stocks

    January 14, 2013
    During the past 10 years, the best hedge funds have consistently produced market-beating returns, driving huge capital inflows ...
  14. Cliffs to Sell Amapa Stake - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    According to Reuters, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) and Anglo American Plc. are set to divest their Amapa iron ore ...
  15. Cliffs Natural Cut to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    December 18, 2012
    We are downgrading our rating on mining company Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) to Underperform following its lackluster third-quarter ...
  16. Coal Industry Stock Review - December 2012 - Industry Outlook

    December 4, 2012
    Coal is burned as fuel or gasified to create a synthetic gas (syngas) that can then be used as feedstock for the production ...
  17. Energy Stocks, Including Magellan Midstream Partners, Making ...

    October 26, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.1%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2%; and the Dow has slipped ...
  18. Lower Pricing Hurts Cliffs in 3Q - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) posted earnings of 59 cents per share in the third quarter of 2012, down 85.8% from $4.15 ...
  19. Energy Stocks, Including Continental Resources, Making Big Moves ...

    October 22, 2012
    The Nasdaq has increased 0.5%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has remained steady so far today. The energy ...
  20. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending October 19, 2012

    October 22, 2012
    A summary of important events that investors should know about in the Energy Sector for the week ending Oct. 19, 2012.
  21. Cliffs Enters 3-year Deal with USW - Analyst Blog

    October 11, 2012
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) entered into a three-year tentative labor contract with the United Steel Workers (USW) ...
  22. Marathon and More Big Movers in Energy on October 8, 2012

    October 8, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has declined 1%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.5%; and the Dow has declined ...
  23. 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 sector ...
  24. Neutral on Cliffs Natural - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    We are reaffirming our Neutral rating on mining company Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF). Second quarter earnings of $1.81 ...
  25. Consol Among Energy's Biggest Movers on August 21, 2012

    August 21, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.3% and the Dow is up 0.2%. The energy sector is the category ...
  26. Can Alpha Natural Resources Find The Bottom?

    August 9, 2012
    Alpha Natural seems exceptionally cheap, but the coal industry is in a crisis.
  27. Canadian Natural Resource Ltd (USA) and More Big Movers in Energy ...

    August 9, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.1%, the S&P 500 down 0.2% and the Dow slipping 0.2%. The energy ...
  28. Coal Industry Stock Review - August 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    August 2, 2012
    Coal has been used for nearly as long as mankind has thrived. From the times of the cavemen to the present day, coal is used ...
  29. Coal Industry Stock Review - August 2012 - Industry Outlook

    August 2, 2012
    Coal has been used for nearly as long as mankind has thrived. From the times of the cavemen to the present day, coal is used ...
  30. Cliffs Natural Posts Mixed 2Q - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) posted earnings of $1.81 per share in the second quarter of 2012, down from $2.92 a year ...
  31. Consol Energy Issues 2Q Update - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    Diversified fuel producer, Consol Energy Inc, (CNX) gave an insight into its operational results for the second quarter of ...
  32. Biggest Energy Sector Movers for July 16, 2012

    July 16, 2012
    Currently, the Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.1% and the Dow has decreased 0.3%. The energy sector is ...
  33. Cliffs to Sell Coal Mine Stake - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    Mining company Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) has announced an agreement to sell its 45% stake in the Sonoma coal mine ...
  34. Cliffs Natural Retains Neutral Rec - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2012
    We are maintaining our Neutral rating on mining company Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF). The company witnessed lower profit ...
  35. Cliffs Trims Mine Outlook - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.(CLF) slashed its full-year 2012 thermal coal sales and production volume expectations from ...
  36. Cliffs Signs Memo for New Mine - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) has entered into an Exploration Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tl'azt'en Nation ...
  37. Marcellus Shale Impact Fee Hits Industry

    May 11, 2012
    The exploration and production industry is now subject to the Unconventional Gas Well Impact Fee Act in Pennsylvania.
  38. EQT Corporation Planning Ahead

    May 3, 2012
    EQT Corporation is maintaining a disciplined and long-term approach to developing the company's oil and gas properties and ...
  39. Utica Shale Moves Forward

    April 24, 2012
    The exploration and production industry advanced development of the Utica Shale in the first quarter of 2012, as it looks ...
  40. E&P Operators Drop Natural Gas PUD's

    February 23, 2012
    Several exploration and production companies have been forced to remove natural gas reserves from the proved category.
  41. More Dry Gas Drilling Cuts

    January 30, 2012
    Chesapeake Energy, along with other exploration and production companies, are cutting back dry gas development as prices ...
  42. Cloud Peak Energy - The Power In Powder

    January 18, 2012
    Cloud Peak has its issues, but a demanding valuation isn't one of them.
  43. Petroleum Development To Focus On Wattenberg Field In 2012

    December 30, 2011
    PDC Energy is betting on the Wattenberg Field in Colorado and plans to put most of its capital here in 2012 with both vertical ...
  44. Noble Energy - A Look Back At 2011

    December 23, 2011
    Noble Energy took a successful risk exploring the Eastern Mediterranean and has now begun development on the Niobrara formation ...
  45. Noble Energy Increases Growth Targets

    November 21, 2011
    Noble Energy increased goals on production and reserves growth through 2016.
  46. Coal Gets Red Hot Again

    November 9, 2011
    Despite the estimations of a softening economy, coal demand shows otherwise.
  47. Arch Coal - Some Risks, But More Value

    November 1, 2011
    Arch Coal is in a ditch, but will likely climb out soon enough.
  48. 3 Energy Companies Raising Production Growth For 2011

    October 31, 2011
    The third quarter of 2011 earnings season is a popular platform for announcing guidance increases in oil and gas production.
  49. Metals And Mining Meltdown

    October 5, 2011
    Metals and mining stocks have been hit hard, with most beaten down near their 52-week lows on fears of a global slowdown ...
  50. Utica Shale Moves Forward

    May 6, 2011
    The potential of this emerging play is unknown, causing some operators to move slowly.
  51. Coal Boom Continues For Peabody

    April 26, 2011
    Despite flooding of its key Australian operations, Peabody Energy scored tremendous profits in its first quarter.
  52. 3 Low P/E Stocks

    March 28, 2011
    A low P/E ratio is a great starting point for inquisitive investors.
  53. Newer Shale Plays Are Slow Moving

    February 23, 2011
    Several less developed shale plays in North America saw slow development in the fourth quarter of 2010 and early 2011.
  54. Queensland Still The Coal Story

    February 18, 2011
    While flooding in Australia's Queensland area contributed to the strong year of the coal producers, its effects may be even ...
  55. Natural Gas PUDs Drop Like Flies

    February 10, 2011
    The exploration and production industry is removing undeveloped reserves from the proved category due to an accounting change ...
  56. Ultra Petroleum Continues Low-Cost Growth In 2010

    December 28, 2010
    Ultra Petroleum spent 2010 developing its low cost property base in Wyoming, and continued to set up shop in the Marcellus ...
  57. Coal Burns Bright Despite Pressures

    October 28, 2010
    Despite natural gas's recent rise and the popularity of alternative energy investments, coal will remain a part of our future.
  58. Energy Sector: Annus Horribilis

    September 9, 2010
    The energy sector received some bad publicity during 2010, for some major and minor accidents. The cost of these accidents ...
  59. Arch Coal Burns A Little Brighter

    August 3, 2010
    The coal industry continues to improve, and investors can find some promising stocks among the rocks.
  60. Coal Stocks With Potential Value And Growth

    July 14, 2010
    Coal stocks have lower share prices, but the future prospects for the coal business may turn this around.
  61. Ode To Joy Global

    June 7, 2010
    Joy Global is a major equipment supplier leveraged to the commodity markets, but can investors tolerate the volatility?
  62. Mergers A Sign Of Change In Energy Sector

    April 16, 2010
    Power companies are hedging against the risks of a carbon tax through mergers and acquisitions.
  63. Smoldering Coal Stocks Heating Up

    March 2, 2010
    Coal prices have shot up with a cold winter and Asian demand. These stocks are positioned to profit from the rise.
  64. Clearing Up Coal Stock Confusion

    February 18, 2010
    Analyst views of the coal sector are extremely conflicted right now.
  65. Arch Coal's Dark Quarter

    February 4, 2010
    Arch Coal had a miserable fourth quarter and a rough year, with many observers seeing a dark future for the company and the ...
  66. Everybody Hates Carbon

    November 6, 2009
    Arch Coal reported lower earnings in the beaten down coal sector. What's the future for this carbon fuel?
  67. First Movers In Shale Plays Benefit

    November 3, 2009
    Exploration and production companies that were early into North Amercian shale plays have lower land acquisition costs.
  68. What We Learned About The Marcellus Shale

    August 4, 2009
    Earnings season has revealed that the Marcellus Shale is attracting more attention than ever as several companies increase ...
  69. Put Some Coal Stocks In Your Stocking

    August 3, 2009
    On news of increased demand and rising backlogs, Bucyrus and Joy Global are great ways to get in the coal game.
  70. Coal - An Industry Update

    July 20, 2009
    Coal stocks have rallied hard despite the poor fundamental outlook for the industry, as demand is still down due to the recession.
  71. More Regulation Has Its Costs

    July 16, 2009
    Environmental opposition to hydraulic fracturing is increasing and may be reaching a critical mass as a more environmentally ...
  72. 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?
  73. Last Week's Biggest Winners And Why

    May 27, 2009
    Investors, get ready for possible entry opportunities ahead!
  74. CNX Gas Continues Into Marcellus Shale

    April 29, 2009
    CNX Gas raised production for 2009 and continued to deploy more capital and assets in the Marcellus Shale.
  75. Coal Stocks Take Their Lumps

    March 20, 2009
    Peabody Energy and other coal stocks have been hit hard by multiple factors. We look at where Peabody and some others might ...
  76. Cabot A Strong Energy Play

    March 5, 2009
    Oil-and-gas companies with existing strong production and a large inventory of exploration acreage show burning promise.
  77. Let Commodity Cutbacks Begin

    March 5, 2009
    Commodity producers are beginning to cut production, the first step in balancing the market and restoring higher prices. ...
  78. 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 ...
  79. 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.
  80. Can Coal Have A Clean 2009?

    December 24, 2008
    The future of coal rests on the successful implementation of clean-coal technologies.
  81. The Peabody Story Is Elementary

    October 22, 2008
    Coal has held up much better than other industrial commodities, leaving Peabody as a potential bargain.
  82. Peabody Basking In Coal's Bull Market Glow

    July 25, 2008
    Coal is in the middle of a massive bull market. Peabody is cashing in, and a recent pullback could be an opportunity.
  83. China's Slowdown Could Signal End of Coal Bull Market

    July 11, 2008
    Last week's selloff in the coal shares could be the signal that the tide has turned for this key energy commodity.
  84. ETF Dissection Reveals Mid-Cap Winners

    June 27, 2008
    Mid-cap stocks have held up the best during the 2008 selloff. We examine where a leading mid-cap ETF is putting its money.
  85. Coal Stocks Heating Up

    April 23, 2008
    Energy prices are rising amid an anticipated supply shortfall. Limited supply, increasing demand: sounds good for coal stocks. ...
  86. Coal Keeps The Lights On (MEE, CNX, FDG)

    June 26, 2007
    A look at three of the principal coal producers in North America.
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