NYSE:BTU - Peabody Energy Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $5.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -54.25 %
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for BTU

Analyst Price Target is $5.00
▼ -54.25% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Peabody Energy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $5.00, with a high forecast of $7.00 and a low forecast of $3.00. The average price target represents a -54.25% upside from the last price of $10.93.

This chart shows the closing price for BTU for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 2 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Peabody Energy. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 2 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
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  • 5 hold ratings
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  • 0 sell ratings

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/14/2021B. RileyBoost Price TargetNeutral$4.00 ➝ $7.00Medium
2/8/2021B. RileyBoost Price TargetNeutral$1.45 ➝ $3.50Medium
8/7/2020Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$3.00High
5/7/2020Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
4/30/2020B. RileyLower Price TargetNeutral$5.00 ➝ $4.00Medium
4/17/2020B. RileyLower Price TargetNeutral$6.00 ➝ $5.00Low
3/24/2020B. RileyLower Price TargetNeutral$10.00 ➝ $6.00High
3/20/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$4.00Medium
2/7/2020BenchmarkInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
2/6/2020B. RileyBoost Price TargetNeutral$8.00 ➝ $10.00High
10/30/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$14.00High
10/30/2019B. RileyDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $12.00High
10/17/2019B. RileyLower Price TargetBuy$27.00 ➝ $26.00Low
9/6/2019B. RileyLower Price TargetBuy$29.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
9/6/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$25.00 ➝ $22.00High
8/22/2019B. RileySet Price TargetBuy$29.00Medium
8/19/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$35.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
8/6/2019Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$27.00 ➝ $18.00Low
8/5/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$30.00 ➝ $28.00Low
7/11/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$30.00Low
4/10/2019MKM PartnersLower Price TargetBuy$44.00 ➝ $40.00Low
3/31/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$33.00Low
3/20/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$42.00Medium
3/20/2019BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$34.00Medium
2/8/2019B. RileyLower Price TargetBuy$37.00Low
2/8/2019MKM PartnersSet Price TargetBuy$44.00Low
1/16/2019Clarkson CapitalUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
11/16/2018Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
11/5/2018B. RileyLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$45.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
10/1/2018B. RileyLower Price TargetBuy$45.00Medium
10/1/2018MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$49.00 ➝ $36.00Low
9/28/2018Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$47.00High
9/28/2018Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
9/19/2018B. RileyBoost Price TargetBuy$52.00 ➝ $54.00Low
7/25/2018B. RileyBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$51.00 ➝ $52.00Low
6/6/2018MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$53.00Low
3/16/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweight ➝ Overweight$52.00 ➝ $48.00Low
1/23/2018B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$49.00Low
1/22/2018Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$48.00Low
1/16/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$43.00Low
12/5/2017Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeBuy$38.00 ➝ $43.00High
11/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$38.00N/A
11/1/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/25/2017(FBRC)Reiterated RatingBuy$36.00 ➝ $37.00N/A
10/18/2017(FBRC)Boost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$35.00 ➝ $36.00N/A
10/11/2017(FBRC)Set Price TargetBuy$35.00N/A
9/12/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/11/2017(FBRC)Set Price TargetBuy$35.00Medium
9/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$32.00Low
9/7/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$30.00Low
8/24/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$32.00 ➝ $38.00Low
8/8/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$30.00 ➝ $32.00Low
8/2/2017Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetHold$30.00 ➝ $32.00High
7/12/2017(FBRC)Boost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$31.00 ➝ $32.00High
6/22/2017Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/19/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$29.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/7/2017(FBRC)Reiterated RatingBuyLow
4/27/2017MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy$53.00Medium
4/26/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$35.00Medium
4/24/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$31.00Low
4/19/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$29.00Low
4/18/2017(FBRC)Reiterated RatingOutperform$33.00 ➝ $34.00Low
4/7/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
4/5/2017Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$29.00High
4/2/2017Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$44.00Low
3/30/2017(FBRC)Initiated CoverageOutperformLow
10/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$22.00N/A
(Data available from 7/25/2016 forward)
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Peabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business in the United States, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, China, India, Vietnam, South Korea, and internationally. The company operates through Seaborne Thermal Mining, Seaborne Metallurgical Mining, Powder River Basin Mining, and Other U.S. Thermal Mining segments. It is involved in mining, preparation, and sale of thermal coal primarily to electric utilities; mining bituminous and sub-bituminous coal deposits; and mining metallurgical coal, such as hard coking coal, semi-hard coking coal, semi-soft coking coal, and pulverized coal injection coal. The company supplies coal primarily to electricity generators, industrial facilities, and steel manufacturers. As of December 31, 2020, it owned interests in 17 coal mining operations located in the United States and Australia; and had approximately 3.0 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves and approximately 450,000 acres of surface property through ownership and lease agreements. The company also engages in direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts, as well as provides transportation-related services, which involve financial derivative contracts and physical contracts. Peabody Energy Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Today's Range

Now: $10.93
Low: $10.45
High: $11.46

50 Day Range

MA: $8.24
Low: $5.37
High: $11.01

52 Week Range

Now: $10.93
Low: $0.80
High: $11.79


10,153,666 shs

Average Volume

9,673,004 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.07 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Peabody Energy?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on Peabody Energy in the last twelve months: B. Riley, Vertical Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Peabody Energy?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Peabody Energy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $5.00, suggesting a possible downside of 54.3%. B. Riley has the highest price target set, predicting BTU will reach $7.00 in the next twelve months. Vertical Research has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $3.00 for Peabody Energy in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy currently has 2 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in BTU, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Peabody Energy's investor relations team?

Peabody Energy's physical mailing address is 701 MARKET ST, ST LOUIS MO, 63101. The coal producer's listed phone number is 314-342-3400 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Peabody Energy is www.peabodyenergy.com.