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$1.30
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$1.34
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$1.34
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$1.26
52 Week High
04/8/14 - $5.37
52 Week Low
01/30/15 - $0.86
Market Cap
278.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
4.2M
EPS TTM
$-2.56
Shares Outstanding
212.3M
EX-Date
02/3/15
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Arch Coal, Inc. produces and sells thermal and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines located in the United States. As of December 31, 2013, it operated or contracted out the operation of 22 mines, and owned or controlled approximately 5.3 billion tons of proven and probable recoverable reserves. The company also owned or controlled primarily through long-term leases approximately 32,135 acres of coal land in Ohio; 22,417 acres of coal land in Maryland; 46,532 acres of coal land in Virginia; 425,038 acres of coal land in West Virginia; 107,668 acres of coal land in Wyoming; 267,024 acres of coal land in Illinois; 19,428 acres of coal land in Montana; 21,802 acres of coal land in New Mexico; and 20,166 acres of coal land in Colorado, as well as coal land in Kentucky. In addition, it owned or controlled through long-term leases smaller parcels of property in Alabama, Indiana, Washington, Arkansas, California, Utah, and Texas. The company sells coal to power plants, steel mills, and industrial facilities. Arch Coal, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

arch coal inc (ACI) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Senior Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $410.0K
Senior Vice President of Law, General Counsel...
Total Annual Compensation: $365.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

arch coal inc (ACI) Key Developments

Arch Coal, Inc. Appoints James A. Sabala to Board of Directors

Arch Coal Inc. announced that James A. Sabala, has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. Sabala will serve on the board's audit and finance committees. Sabala currently serves as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Hecla Mining Company.

Pennsylvania Court Orders Arch Coal Unit to Pay a Fraction of the Future Damages in Contract Breach

A Pennsylvania court, on remand, ruled that an Arch Coal Inc. unit must only pay a fraction of the future damages initially awarded to Allegheny Energy Supply Co. and Monongahela Power Co. in a long-running coal delivery contract dispute. The Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pa., awarded Allegheny Energy and Monongahela Power about $7.5 million in future damages plus costs and prejudgment interest at 6% per annum from August. The court originally awarded Allegheny Energy and Monongahela Power more than $90.3 million in future damages. In August 2012, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania remanded the matter to the trial court with instructions to recalculate future damages using the market price of coal when Allegheny Energy learned of the contract breach in August 2006. The Superior Court did affirm the trial court's calculation of past damages through 2010, which were in excess of $13 million. The initial suit accused Arch unit Wolf Run Mining Co., then owned by International Coal Group, of failing to live up to a contract to supply coal from the Sycamore No. 2 deep mine to the Harrison power plant. The contract dispute started when Wolf Run declared force majeure upon temporarily idling Sycamore No. 2 in the third quarter of 2006. Wolf Run eventually reopened the mine in 2007, but it did not provide notice that it would have to operate at reduced volumes in order to safely navigate geologic challenges. Allegheny Energy said the production stoppages and failure to meet the full tonnage requirements under the contract resulted in a breach of the supply agreement. In its verdict, filed Feb. 12, the Court of Common Pleas said determining future damages by evaluating long-term contracts and adjusting them in anticipation of reopeners or adjustments for increased costs relied on speculation. Instead, the court used an analysis comparing eight actual contracts executed in 2006 for future delivery of coal to the Harrison power plant.

Arch Coal Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Arch Coal Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $745,192,000 compared with $719,386,000 a year ago. Loss from operations was $5,303,000 compared with $340,678,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $101,671,000 compared with $477,558,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $240,135,000 or $1.13 per basic and diluted share compared with $372,794,000 or $1.76 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net loss was $240,135,000 or $1.13 per basic and diluted share compared with $371,214,000 or $1.75 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $115,705,000 compared with $38,359,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations was $115,705,000 compared with $33,716,000 a year ago. Adjusted net loss attributable to the company was $230,982,000 or $1.09 per diluted share compared with $95,082,000 or $0.45 per diluted share a year ago. For the year, the company's revenues were $2,937,119,000 compared with $3,014,357,000 a year ago. Loss from operations was $149,531,000 compared with $663,141,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $532,719,000 compared with $1,080,726,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $558,353,000 or $2.63 per basic and diluted share compared with $745,228,000 or $3.52 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net loss was $558,353,000 or $2.63 per basic and diluted share compared with $641,832,000 or $3.03 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $280,143,000 compared with $425,922,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations was $280,143,000 compared with $252,146,000 a year ago. Adjusted net loss attributable to the company was $551,360,000 or $2.60 per diluted share compared with $229,193,000 or $1.08 per diluted share a year ago. Cash used in operating activities was $33,582,000 compared with cash provided by operating activities of $55,742,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $147,286,000 compared with $296,984,000 a year ago. The company expects to sell between 124 million and 136 million tons of thermal coal and between 6.3 million and 7.0 million tons of metallurgical coal during 2015. At estimated volume levels, the company is more than 90% committed on thermal sales for the full year. CapEx to be between $145 million and $160 million.

 

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