Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) – B. Riley issued their Q2 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Cloud Peak Energy in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. B. Riley analyst L. Pipes forecasts that the mining company will post earnings of $0.00 per share for the quarter. B. Riley currently has a “Neutral” rating on the stock.

Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on CLD. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. BMO Capital Markets set a $5.00 target price on shares of Cloud Peak Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Cloud Peak Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of Cloud Peak Energy in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.14.

Shares of Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE CLD) opened at $5.55 on Monday. Cloud Peak Energy has a 52 week low of $2.78 and a 52 week high of $6.30. The company has a quick ratio of 1.61, a current ratio of 2.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The stock has a market cap of $417.04, a P/E ratio of 185.06 and a beta of 1.61.

Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The mining company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $249.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $254.82 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.06 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Citigroup Inc. raised its position in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 40.7% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 117,517 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $415,000 after buying an additional 33,987 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers raised its position in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 138.3% during the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 144,888 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $511,000 after buying an additional 84,079 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 21.0% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 4,592,000 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $16,210,000 after buying an additional 796,400 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 313.8% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 549,966 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $1,942,000 after buying an additional 417,068 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Kopernik Global Investors LLC raised its position in shares of Cloud Peak Energy by 3.9% during the 3rd quarter. Kopernik Global Investors LLC now owns 4,436,525 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $16,239,000 after buying an additional 167,978 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.25% of the company’s stock.

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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 and Estimates for Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD)

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