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Peabody reports 4Q loss

February 11, 2016

ST LOUIS (AP) — Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) on Thursday reported a loss of $518 million in its fourth quarter.

On a per-share basis, the St. Louis-based company said it had a loss of $28.43. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $9.27 per share.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $8.89 per share.

The coal miner posted revenue of $1.31 billion in the period, matching Street forecasts.

For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $2.04 billion, or $112.66 per share. Revenue was reported as $5.61 billion.

The company’s shares closed at $3.36. A year ago, they were trading at $112.14.


This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on BTU at http://www.zacks.com/ap/BTU


Keywords: Peabody Energy, Earnings Report


This story has been corrected to delete reference to full-year revenue outlook. The company has not released such figures.

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