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5 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Downgrades: Angie's List Inc, ARM Holdings plc (ADR), and Walter Energy, Inc.

On the charts, Angie's List Inc popped 9.2% higher to $14 out of the gate, but remains 7.7% below its year-to-date flat line.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama State Port Authority interested in coal terminal property if Walter Energy project...

The site of the future Blue Creek Coal Terminal south of downtown Mobile, Ala. If the project doesn't happen, the Alabama State Port Authority would be interested in purchasing the property.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Transportation, Alabama State Port Authority, Mobile, AL, Birmingham, AL

Investopedia

Generate A 4.3% Return While You Wait For Coal's Rebound

But not all commodities have kept pace. Coal prices have suffered from the fracking boom, as natural gas inventories rose and prices fell.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Barron's

Arch Coal's Big Miss Brings the Pain

Shares of Arch Coal have dropped 7.8% to $4.59 at 11:39 a.m. after the coal miner reported a loss of 60 cents a share, well below forecasts for 42 cents.

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Related Topix: Annuity and Life Re Holdings, Insurance, Mining, Peabody Energy, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Dome structure over coal still a possibility on eve of Blue Creek Coal Terminal hearing

The future site of the Blue Creek Coal Terminal in Mobile, Ala. The Mobile City Council will listen to all sides of the terminal project during a hearing at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Government Plaza.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Birmingham, AL, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

SchaeffersResearch.com

Option Clips: Plug Power, Walter Energy, and Altria Group

StockTwits today are fuel cell systems supplier Plug Power Inc and coal concern Walter Energy, Inc. .

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TheStreet.com

Why Walter Energy (WLT) Stock Is Falling In Pre-Market Trading Today

The fall follows the coal producer stock being downgraded to "sell" from "neutral" by analysts and Goldman Sachs The firm cites a pessimistic met coal pricing outlook leading to below consensus EBITDA estimates a reason for the downgraded outlook.

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Seeking Alpha

Walter Energy cut to Sell, Arch Coal raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs

Three factors underpin the Sell rating: the firm's EBITDA estimates are 59% and 35% below consensus for 2014 and 2015 given its met price view; it believes WLT's $250M asset sale goal will be difficult to achieve; and at current met prices, WLT may face a potential liquidity challenge in two years given negative free cash flow.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Construction, Industrial Machines, Mining, Arch Coal, Metals

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Resource Investing News

Coal Miners Under Pressure as Prices Fall and Governments Look to Alternative Energy Supplies

The future does not look good for coal miners. Increasing government regulations, environmental concerns and public opinion in favor of energy alternatives are threatening the resource's market share, and to top that all off, coal prices have hit record lows that are set to continue into the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, North America, Canada, World News, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Resource Investing News

B.C. Coal Miners Take a Hit With Falling Prices

The Globe and Mail reported that a slump in coal prices is hurting mining in British Columbia, causing U.S. based Walter Energy Inc. to cease mining operations in the province.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why Walter Energy (WLT) Stock Is Up Today

The company anticipates incurring $7 million in severance charges in the second quarter of the fiscal year 2014 thanks to the idling.

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Seeking Alpha

Walter Energy to idle Canadian operations

Walter Energy +3.3% premarket on news it will begin idling its Canadian operations , including the Wolverine and Brazion coal mines in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Going Over Walter Energy

At this point and barring signs of improvement in the metallurgical coal market, I see no point in risking long positions in Walter Energy.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Annuity and Life Re Holdings, Insurance

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Consider Using Railroads To Play The Urge For Coal Exposure

James River Coal has entered the bankruptcy process to deal with industry challenges, and significant financial risk at Arch Coal and Walter Energy remain.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Mining, Arch Coal, Transportation, Union Pacific, Railroads

Wed Apr 09, 2014

TheStreet.com

Will This Downgrade Hurt Walter Energy (WLT) Stock Today?

The firm lowered its price target to $5 from $8. Walter Energy shares are down -3.0% to $8.09 on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MarketNewsVideo

Tuesday Sector Leaders: Metals & Mining, Education & Training Services

In trading on Tuesday, metals & mining shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 2.5%.

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Forbes.com

Tuesday's ETF Movers: XME, PIZ

In trading on Tuesday, the SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.4% on the day.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Market Wire

Walter Energy Closes Offerings of $200 Million of Senior Secured...

The Notes will be guaranteed by each of Walter Energy's current and future wholly-owned domestic restricted subsidiaries that from time to time guarantees any of Walter Energy's indebtedness or any indebtedness of any of Walter Energy's restricted subsidiaries.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Barron's

UBS Smokes Walter Energy, Alpha Natural Resources With Mass Coal Downgrade

We've all heard of strip mining. Well UBS stripped the majority of the coal companies it covers , including Walter Energy and Alpha Natural Resources , of their Buy ratings today.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Walter Energy Downgraded to "Neutral" at Ubs Ag

WLT has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Goldman Sachs cut their price target on shares of Walter Energy from $10.00 to $9.00 in a research note on Monday.

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