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

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.75 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, July 29th. FBR & Co upped their target price on Cloud Peak Energy from $1.25 to $1.75 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.28.

The company’s market capitalization is $241.33 million. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $3.27 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.34.

Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The mining company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.31) by $0.79. The company had revenue of $174.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $171.57 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned ($0.87) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 28.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Cloud Peak Energy Inc. will post ($0.44) EPS for the current fiscal 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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