Press coverage about Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cloud Peak Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the mining company an impact score of 48.5849754017993 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
CLD has been the topic of several recent research reports. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Cloud Peak Energy in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.75 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Cloud Peak Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. ValuEngine lowered Cloud Peak Energy from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 17th. Finally, TheStreet lowered Cloud Peak Energy from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, February 26th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.80.
Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE CLD) traded up $0.02 on Wednesday, reaching $3.34. The company had a trading volume of 140,034 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,169,483. The company has a current ratio of 2.26, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40. Cloud Peak Energy has a fifty-two week low of $2.78 and a fifty-two week high of $5.70. The company has a market cap of $249.47, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.48 and a beta of 2.05.
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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.
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