DTC Coal “Earnings” Flash
DTC Flash©: Arch Coal Q2 2015 Earnings Analysis and Call Comments
Key takeaways and DTC’s insight from coal company quarterly results.
Arch Coal Q2 2015 Earnings Analysis and Call Comments
DTC Short and Sweet: Adjusted diluted EPS ex-items of ($0.73) missed analyst estimates and was outside of the range. All of ACI’s operating regions were cash flow positive in 1H ’15. 2015 coking coal output guidance unchanged, but thermal shipments lowered 3 mm tons. Lowered 2015 capital and admin costs by $27 mm. Total liquidity of $812 mm at end of Q2. Call comments are below.
- Q2 2015 Adj EPS: ($0.73) per adjusted diluted share [vs analyst estimates of ($0.53) and a range of ($0.68) – ($0.36)]
- Q2 2015 Adj EBITDA: $45.33 mm (vs $81.77 mm seq and $64.93 mm YoY)
- Q2 2015 Sales (total): 30.6 mm tons (vs 33.1 mm tons seq and 32.7 mm tons YoY)
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