Contrasting Consol Energy (CEIX) and Its Rivals

Consol Energy (NYSE: CEIX) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Coal” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Consol Energy to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Consol Energy and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Consol Energy $1.41 billion N/A N/A
Consol Energy Competitors $875.13 million $68.71 million 235.80

Consol Energy has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Consol Energy and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Consol Energy 0 0 3 0 3.00
Consol Energy Competitors 219 672 1066 23 2.45

Consol Energy currently has a consensus target price of $36.00, indicating a potential upside of 10.53%. As a group, “Coal” companies have a potential upside of 25.30%. Given Consol Energy’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Consol Energy has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

3.7% of Consol Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.2% of shares of all “Coal” companies are held by institutional investors. 22.2% of shares of all “Coal” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Consol Energy and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Consol Energy N/A N/A N/A
Consol Energy Competitors -210.54% 6.48% 2.15%


Consol Energy rivals beat Consol Energy on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About Consol Energy

CONSOL Energy Inc., formerly CONSOL Mining Corporation, is engaged in the natural gas exploration and production business. The Company is a producer and exporter of high-Btu bituminous thermal and crossover metallurgical coal. It holds interest in the Pennsylvania Mining Complex (PMC) and related coal assets, terminal operations at the Port of Baltimore. The Company also holds interest in the undeveloped coal reserves located in the Northern Appalachian, Central Appalachian and Illinois basins. The Pennsylvania Mining complex, located in Greene and Washington counties. PMC includes Bailey Mine, Enlow Fork Mine, Harvey Mine, Centralized Coal Processing facility and Train Loadout facility.

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