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Peabody Energy (BTU) in Focus: Stock Moves 7.35% Higher
August 02, 2017

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Peabody Energy Corporation was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 7% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company—as the stock is now up 21% in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen one negative estimate revisions in the past few weeks, while its Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter has also moved lower over the past few weeks, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward, to see if this recent move higher can last.

Peabody Energy currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is positive.  

A better-ranked stock in the Oils-Energy industry is Braskem S.A. (BAK - Free Report) , which currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

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