Consol Energy (NYSE:CEIX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $1.41 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.65, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Consol Energy had a return on equity of 34.09% and a net margin of 5.61%. The company had revenue of $347.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $352.30 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($1.04) earnings per share. Consol Energy’s revenue was up 20.6% on a year-over-year basis.
Shares of CEIX opened at $34.34 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $964.45 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.63 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.85. Consol Energy has a 1 year low of $26.62 and a 1 year high of $48.12.
Several research analysts have recently commented on CEIX shares. B. Riley boosted their price objective on Consol Energy from $49.00 to $50.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Consol Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday. Finally, ValuEngine raised Consol Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Consol Energy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $47.25.
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CONSOL Energy Inc produces and exports bituminous thermal and crossover metallurgical coal. The company owns and operates its mining operations in the Northern Appalachian Basin. Its flagship operation is the Pennsylvania Mining Complex (PAMC), which comprises three underground mines, including Bailey, Enlow Fork, and Harvey.
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