Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The mining company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01, Briefing.com reports. The firm had revenue of $249.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $254.82 million. Cloud Peak Energy had a negative net margin of 0.47% and a positive return on equity of 0.54%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.06 EPS.

Shares of Cloud Peak Energy (CLD) opened at 4.49 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is $337.34 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $3.70 and a 200-day moving average of $3.52. Cloud Peak Energy has a one year low of $2.78 and a one year high of $8.04.

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Several brokerages have recently commented on CLD. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Cloud Peak Energy in a research note on Friday, October 13th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. BMO Capital Markets set a $4.00 price target on shares of Cloud Peak Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.25.

Cloud Peak Energy Company 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.

Earnings History for Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD)

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