TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 201,530 shares of the mining company’s stock, valued at approximately $711,000. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned 0.27% of Cloud Peak Energy as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System grew its position in Cloud Peak Energy by 0.3% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 30,600 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $108,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in Cloud Peak Energy in the first quarter valued at approximately $112,000. Hartford Investment Management Co. acquired a new stake in Cloud Peak Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $119,000. AJO LP acquired a new stake in Cloud Peak Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $120,000. Finally, IndexIQ Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Cloud Peak Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $123,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 80.70% of the company’s stock.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) opened at $4.21 on Wednesday. Cloud Peak Energy Inc has a one year low of $2.78 and a one year high of $7.37. The stock has a market capitalization of $320.10, a price-to-earnings ratio of 53.25 and a beta of 1.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a current ratio of 2.14.

Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The mining company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $249.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $254.82 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.06 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Cloud Peak Energy Inc will post -0.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on CLD. B. Riley reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Cloud Peak Energy in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.75 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Cloud Peak Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $4.00 price target on shares of Cloud Peak Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Cloud Peak Energy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $5.11.

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About Cloud Peak Energy

Cloud Peak Energy Inc is a producer of coal in the United States of America and the Powder River Basin (PRB). In the PRB, the Company owns and operates three surface coal mines: the Antelope Mine, the Cordero Rojo Mine and the Spring Creek Mine. Its segments include Owned and Operated Mines, and Logistics and Related Activities.

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