What Will Happen to Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) Next? The Stock Has Decline in Shorts

September 17, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

 What Will Happen to Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) Next? The Stock Has Decline in Shorts

The stock of Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) registered a decrease of 47.67% in short interest. BTU’s total short interest was 2.36 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 47.67% from 4.50 million shares, reported previously. With 1.55 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their BTU’s short positions. The short interest to Peabody Energy Corporation’s float is 20.74%.

The stock decreased 1.96% or $0.59 on September 15, reaching $29.58. About 2.55M shares traded or 102.38% up from the average. Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) has 0.00% since September 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Peabody Energy Corporation had 30 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 12 by Barclays Capital. The rating was initiated by FBR Capital on Friday, September 18 with “Mkt Perform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by M Partners given on Tuesday, September 5. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Friday, April 7. The stock of Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) earned “Underweight” rating by UBS on Tuesday, February 16. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by BB&T Capital. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, December 15 by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, October 29 by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by M Partners with “Buy”. The stock of Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, February 18.

More news for Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Peabody Announces That The Secondary Offering By Certain Selling Stockholders …” on August 18, 2017. Barrons.com‘s article titled: “Peabody Energy Stock Seen Reaching $38” and published on September 05, 2017 is yet another important article.

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