News stories about Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Arch Coal earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.3958005667131 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, Macquarie started coverage on shares of Arch Coal in a report on Thursday, September 7th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock.
Arch Coal Company Profile
Arch Coal, Inc is a coal producer. The Company is engaged in the production of thermal and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines located throughout the United States, for sale to utility, industrial and steel producers both in the United States and around the world. Its segments include the Powder River Basin (PRB) segment containing the Company’s primary thermal operations in Wyoming; the Metallurgical (MET) segment containing the Company’s metallurgical operations in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Virginia, and the Other Thermal segment containing the Company’s supplementary thermal operations in Colorado, Illinois, and the Coal Mac thermal operation in West Virginia.
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