Systematic Financial Management LP grew its position in Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) by 18.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 953,135 shares of the mining company’s stock after acquiring an additional 146,190 shares during the quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP owned about 1.27% of Cloud Peak Energy worth $3,365,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 17.3% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 4,399,249 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $20,148,000 after acquiring an additional 647,650 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 35.6% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,795,600 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $17,384,000 after acquiring an additional 996,600 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 27.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,581,492 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $16,403,000 after acquiring an additional 782,138 shares during the period. Gendell Jeffrey L boosted its holdings in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 69.3% in the first quarter. Gendell Jeffrey L now owns 2,253,554 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $10,321,000 after acquiring an additional 922,752 shares during the period. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 59.7% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 1,916,819 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $6,766,000 after acquiring an additional 716,387 shares during the period. 81.14% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on CLD. Zacks Investment Research raised Cloud Peak Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. BidaskClub downgraded Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. ValuEngine downgraded Cloud Peak Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. BMO Capital Markets set a $4.00 price target on Cloud Peak Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Cloud Peak Energy in a report on Friday, July 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Cloud Peak Energy has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.41.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) opened at 3.17 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $3.18 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.67. The stock’s market cap is $238.17 million. Cloud Peak Energy Inc has a 52-week low of $2.78 and a 52-week high of $8.03.

Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The mining company reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04). Cloud Peak Energy had a positive return on equity of 0.54% and a negative net margin of 0.47%. The company had revenue of $229.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $236.94 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.48 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 31.6% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Cloud Peak Energy Inc will post ($0.49) earnings per share for the current year.

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Cloud Peak Energy Profile

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

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