Arch Coal, Inc. (ARCH) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ARCH stock:

  • Is ARCH a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ARCH stock today?
  • Is ARCH a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are ARCH analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are ARCH stock buy reasons/signals:

1. ARCH quarterly revenue growth was 30.80%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.55% and 1.55%, respectively).

2. ARCH profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 177.81pp.

3. ARCH forward dividend yield is 1.79%, higher than the industry (0.07%) and sector (0.07%) forward dividend yields.

4. ARCH forward P/E ratio is 12.39, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

5. ARCH average analyst rating is Strong Buy.

6. ARCH average analyst price target ($95.22) is above its current price ($71.13).

Here are ARCH stock sell reasons/signals:

1. ARCH short share of float is 26.21%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

2. ARCH short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 7.72. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on ARCH?

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