Why Peabody Is Poised to Bounce Back
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, coal producer Peabody Energy has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Peabody and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
St. Louis, Mo. (1883)
Coal and consumable fuels
Chairman/CEO Gregory Boyce
Vice President/CFO Michael Crew
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$638.2 million / $6.2 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 2,058 members who have rated Peabody believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Recent sell off has been overdone. This stock is an excellent value based on its discount to book value and the outlook for a recovery in coal. It and its peers are taking capacity out of the market that will help shore up pricing very soon.
Interested in natural resources? Then you owe it to yourself to discover the most precious resource in the history of the world. It's not gold. Or even oil. But it's more valuable than both of them. Combined. And here's the crazy part: one emerging company already has the market cornered... and stands to make in-the-know investors boatloads of cash. We reveal all in our special 100% FREE report The 21st Century's Most Precious Natural Resource. Just click here for instant access!
The article Why Peabody Is Poised to Bounce Back originally appeared on Fool.com.Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.