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CONSOL Coal Resources & Its Rivals Head-To-Head Contrast



February 5, 2018 - CONSOL Coal Resources (NYSE: CCR) is one of 33 public companies in the “Coal” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare CONSOL Coal Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for CONSOL Coal Resources and its rivals, as reported by


CONSOL Coal Resources presently has a consensus target price of $20.20, indicating a potential upside of 30.32%. As a group, “Coal” companies have a potential upside of 21.71%. Given CONSOL Coal Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe CONSOL Coal Resources is more favorable than its rivals.


Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CONSOL Coal Resources and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.




CONSOL Coal Resources’ rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than CONSOL Coal Resources. CONSOL Coal Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


CONSOL Coal Resources pays an annual dividend of $2.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 13.2%. CONSOL Coal Resources pays out 148.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Coal” companies pay a dividend yield of 7.4% and pay out 70.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


This table compares CONSOL Coal Resources and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.




Institutional & Insider Ownership

25.6% of CONSOL Coal Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.6% of shares of all “Coal” companies are owned by institutional investors. 22.2% of shares of all “Coal” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


CONSOL Coal Resources beats its rivals on 8 of the 14 factors compared.


Consol Coal Resources LP, formerly CNX Coal Resources LP, is a producer of high-British thermal units (Btu) thermal coal. It is engaged in the management and development of coal operations of CONSOL Energy Inc. (CONSOL Energy) in Pennsylvania. It holds interest in, and operational control over, CONSOL Energy’s Pennsylvania Mining Complex, which consists of three underground mines and related infrastructure that produce high-Btu bituminous thermal coal that is sold primarily to electric utilities in the eastern United States. The Pennsylvania Mining Complex includes the Bailey Mine, the Enlow Fork Mine and the Harvey Mine. It mines its reserves from the Pittsburgh Number eight Coal Seam, which is a contiguous formation of uniform, Btu thermal coal. Its Bailey Mine is located in Enon, Pennsylvania. Its Enlow Fork Mine is located directly north of the Bailey Mine. Its Harvey Mine is located directly east of the Bailey and Enlow Fork Mines.