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Last $0.72 USD
Change Today +0.1099 / 18.02%
Volume 5.6M
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walter energy inc (WLT) Details

Walter Energy, Inc. produces and exports metallurgical coal for the steel industry. It operates through two segments, U.S. Operations, and Canadian and U.K. Operations. The company also extracts, processes, markets, and/or possesses mineral reserves of thermal coal and anthracite coal, as well as produces metallurgical coke and coal bed methane gas. As of December 31, 2014, it had approximately 392.7 million metric tons of recoverable reserves. Walter Energy, Inc. sells its metallurgical coal in Europe, Asia, and South America; and thermal coal primarily to large utilities and industrial customers located principally in Alabama, West Virginia, and the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Walter Industries, Inc. and changed its name to Walter Energy, Inc. in April 2009. Walter Energy, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

2,680 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1946

walter energy inc (WLT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $3.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
President of Jim Walter Resources Inc
Total Annual Compensation: $744.9K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $397.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

walter energy inc (WLT) Key Developments

Walter Energy to Cut 46 Mining Jobs in Brookwood

Walter Energy Inc. has been feeling the financial pinch following a year marred with losses, and the downward trend continues after an announcement from the company that it will lay off 46 coal miners at its Brookwood location. This will leave the total number of employees at 1,016. The employees laid off will be eligible to reapply for the positions when they come open again.

Graham Mascall Not to Stand for Re-Election as Directors of Walter Energy, Inc

On March 4, 2015, Graham Mascall announced Walter Energy, Inc. of his decision not to stand for re-election as a member of the company's board of directors at the annual meeting of stockholders of the company to be held on April 23, 2015. Mr. Mascall's decision was not due to any disagreement with the company on any matter relating to the company's operations, policies or practices.

Walter Energy Receives Non-Compliance Notice From NYSE

Walter Energy, Inc. announced that the Company has been notified by the New York Stock Exchange that its common stock does not presently satisfy one of the NYSE’s continued listing standards. The NYSE requires that the average closing price per share of a listed company’s common stock be at least $1.00 over a consecutive 30 trading-day period. As of March 3, 2015, the average closing price per share of the Company’s common stock over the preceding 30 trading-day period was $0.99. Under the NYSE’s rules, the Company has six months to regain compliance with the NYSE’s continued listing standards. The Company’s common stock will continue to be listed and traded on the NYSE during this period, subject to the Company’s compliance with other continued listing standards. As required by the NYSE’s rules, the Company plans to notify the NYSE within 10 business days of the receipt of the notice of non-compliance of its intent to cure the deficiency. The deficiency does not affect the Company’s business operations or its Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements, and it does not violate any of the Company’s credit agreements or other debt obligations.


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