Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) Move as Institutional Investors’ Sentiment Increased

November 7, 2017 - By reb123z

 Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) Move  as Institutional Investors' Sentiment  Increased

Sentiment for Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD)

Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its down -0.58, from 1.73 in 2017Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 69 hedge funds started new and increased equity positions, while 60 trimmed and sold positions in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now hold: 58.19 million shares, up from 55.81 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Cloud Peak Energy Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 29 Reduced: 31 Increased: 40 New Position: 29.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. is a producer of coal in the United States of America and the Powder River Basin . The company has market cap of $311.09 million. In the PRB, the Company owns and operates three surface coal mines: the Antelope Mine, the Cordero Rojo Mine and the Spring Creek Mine. It has a 337.68 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Owned and Operated Mines, and Logistics and Related Activities.

About 646,785 shares traded. Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) has risen 86.63% since November 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 69.93% the S&P500.

First Trust Bank Ltd. holds 8.99% of its portfolio in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. for 635,100 shares. Kopernik Global Investors Llc owns 4.27 million shares or 3.49% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gendell Jeffrey L has 0.71% invested in the company for 2.80 million shares. The California-based Menta Capital Llc has invested 0.15% in the stock. Leucadia National Corp, a New York-based fund reported 312,229 shares.#img1#

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 25% of Cloud Peak Energy’s analysts are positive. Out of 12 Wall Street analysts rating Cloud Peak Energy, 3 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 7 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $1.25 while the high is $8.50. The stock’s average target of $4.43 is 7.00% above today’s ($4.14) share price. CLD was included in 27 notes of analysts from July 30, 2015. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. FBR Capital maintained Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) on Friday, October 28 with “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 28 by Macquarie Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CLD in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, October 5 by Barclays Capital. FBR Capital initiated Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) rating on Friday, September 18. FBR Capital has “Underperform” rating and $2 target. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 12.

More news for Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Announces Results for the Third Quarter and First Nine …” on October 26, 2017. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Cloud Peak Energy Mine Awarded Top National Reclamation Award” and published on November 06, 2017 is yet another important article.

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