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Last $29.75 USD
Change Today -0.145 / -0.49%
Volume 82.1K
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westmoreland coal co (WLB) Details

Westmoreland Coal Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company. The company engages in the production and sale of sub-bituminous coal and lignite to plants that generate electricity. It owns and operates coal mines in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Texas, and Ohio, the United States; and Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. As of December 31, 2014, the company had total proven or probable coal reserves of approximately 1,265.2 million tons. It is also involved in the production of electricity. The company operates two coal-fired power generating units with a total capacity of approximately 230 megawatts in Weldon, North Carolina. Westmoreland Coal Company was founded in 1854 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

3,440 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/15
Founded in 1854

westmoreland coal co (WLB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Total Annual Compensation: $396.9K
President of Canada Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $195.2K
Chief Adminstrative Officer, Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $356.2K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $282.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

westmoreland coal co (WLB) Key Developments

Westmoreland Coal Company Proposes Amendments to Certificate of Incorporation

Westmoreland Coal Company will propose vote on the approval of certain amendments to the company's Certificate of Incorporation at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on May 19, 2015.

Westmoreland Coal Company Announces Executive Changes

Westmoreland Coal Company announced that John Schadan has been promoted from Executive Vice President to President of Canada Operations. Mr. Schadan will continue to report to Keith Alessi, Westmoreland’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Alessi held the dual role of Interim President of Canada Operations and Chief Executive Officer since April 2014 when Westmoreland initially acquired the Canadian operations.

Westmoreland Coal Co. Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Westmoreland Coal Co. reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, revenues grew 65.4% to a record $1,116.0 million versus $674.7 million in 2013. Adjusted EBITDA grew 50.8% to a record $175.4 million, which is in the middle of the $166 million to $184 million range that announced upon the Canadian acquisition. Adjusted EBITDA for 2013 was $116.3 million. Net loss applicable to common shareholders for 2014 was $173.180 million, compared to $8.127 million a year ago, and included charges of $142.1 million, consisting of debt extinguishment losses, derivative based and foreign exchange losses, acquisition costs and cost of sales related to inventory written up to fair value in the Canadian acquisition, duplicative and incremental interest incurred before the close of the Canadian transaction, and restructuring charges. Net cash provided by operating activities was $48.193 million compared to $80.717 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were of $10.86 compared to $0.42 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was of $172.948 million compared to $12.909 million a year ago. Fourth quarter EBITDA came in at $64.9 million compared to $28.5 million for the same period last year. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. For the year, the company expects proforma adjusted EBITDA of $215 million.


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