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Recent Trend: Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE: CLD)

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Cloud Peak Energy Inc is in the basic materials sector and trades as part of the coal industry. The company CEO is Colin Marshall. Cloud Peak Energy Inc is a coal producer in the USA. The company owns and operates three surface coal mines: the Antelope Mine, the Cordero Rojo Mine, and the Spring Creek Mine and two development projects in the Northern Powder River Basin.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CLD stock showed a previous change of 3.82% with an open at 0.47 and a close of 0.50. It reached an intraday high of 0.53 and a low of 0.46.

SeekingAlpha:  Cloud Peak: Debt Downgrades, Capitulation On Asset Sale?

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $37.5m with 75.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 73.4m shares. Trading volume reached 5,717,890 shares compared to its average volume of 5,944,615 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Cloud Peak Energy Inc shares returned 10.00% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 20.06%. Over three months, it changed -30.32%. In one year it has changed -85.36% and within that year its 52-week high was 4.10 and its 52-week low was 0.26. CLD stock is 94.12% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 1.88 and a 50 day moving average of 0.44. Currently CLD stock is trading -73.71% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Cloud Peak: Debt Downgrades, Capitulation On Asset Sale?

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.11 that ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.22. The TTM EPS is -0.48, which comes to a TTM PE of -1.03.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.16
06-30-2018:  -0.38
03-31-2018:  -0.10
12-31-2017:  -0.16

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 3.81, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 87.02%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 107.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 18,473,237, which is 24.38% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.69. This stock has a high level of short interest and may fall in value in the near term.

The current calculated beta is 2.66

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -0.72%, return on assets is -0.42%, profit margin is -3.80%, price-to-sales is 0.06 and price-to-book is 0.04.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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