April 6, 2019 - As Industrial Metals & Minerals companies, CONSOL Coal Resources LP (NYSE:CCR) and Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ARCH) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation of CONSOL Coal Resources LP and Arch Coal Inc. Arch Coal Inc. is observed to have higher revenue and earnings than CONSOL Coal Resources LP. The company that is more expensive between the two has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. CONSOL Coal Resources LP’s currently higher price-to-earnings ratio makes it the more expensive of the two businesses.
Table 2 has CONSOL Coal Resources LP and Arch Coal Inc.’s return on equity, return on assets and net margins.
The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of CONSOL Coal Resources LP are 0.6 and 0.5 respectively. Its competitor Arch Coal Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.7 and its Quick Ratio is 2.3. Arch Coal Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than CONSOL Coal Resources LP.
CONSOL Coal Resources LP pays out an annual dividend of $2.05 per share while its dividend yield is 11.75%. Meanwhile, Arch Coal Inc.’s annual dividend is $1.6 per share and it also boasts of a 1.77% dividend yield.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
CONSOL Coal Resources LP and Arch Coal Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 39.7% and 0%. CONSOL Coal Resources LP’s share owned by insiders are 33%. Comparatively, Arch Coal Inc. has 40.64% of it’s share owned by insiders.
In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
For the past year CONSOL Coal Resources LP has stronger performance than Arch Coal Inc.
Arch Coal, Inc. produces and sells thermal and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 9 active mines located in Wyoming, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Colorado, and Illinois. It also owned or controlled, primarily through long-term leases, approximately 28,292 acres of coal land in Ohio; 1,060 acres of coal land in Maryland; 10,108 acres of coal land in Virginia; 359,160 acres of coal land in West Virginia; 98,488 acres of coal land in Wyoming; 267,857 acres of coal land in Illinois; 34,446 acres of coal land in Kentucky; 9,840 acres of coal land in Montana; 21,802 acres of coal land in New Mexico; 358 acres of coal land in Pennsylvania; and 20,165 acres of coal land in Colorado, as well as owned or controlled through long-term leases smaller parcels of property in Alabama, Indiana, Washington, Arkansas, California, Utah, and Texas. The company sells its products to utility, industrial, and steel producers in the United States and internationally. Arch Coal, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.