Shares of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) fell 1.7% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $4.01 and last traded at $4.12, with a volume of 678,308 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.19.

Several brokerages recently commented on CLD. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 1st. FBR & Co raised their price objective on shares of Cloud Peak Energy from $1.25 to $1.75 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.28.

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $3.31 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.35. The stock’s market capitalization is $236.32 million.

Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The mining company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.31) by $0.79. The firm earned $174.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $171.57 million. The company’s revenue was down 28.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.87) EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Cloud Peak Energy Inc. will post ($0.44) EPS for the current year.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc is a producer of coal in the United States of America and the Powder River basin (PRB). The Company owns and operates three surface coal mines: the Antelope Mine, the Cordero Rojo Mine, and the Spring Creek Mine. The Company operates through two segments: Owned and Operated Mines segment, and Logistics and Related Activities.

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