CONSOL Coal Resources (CCR) versus Its Peers Critical Survey

CONSOL Coal Resources (NYSE: CCR) is one of 31 public companies in the “Coal” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare CONSOL Coal Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.


This table compares CONSOL Coal Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CONSOL Coal Resources 10.56% 21.19% 7.28%
CONSOL Coal Resources Competitors -226.43% 6.22% 1.92%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

24.1% of CONSOL Coal Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.7% of shares of all “Coal” companies are held by institutional investors. 20.7% of shares of all “Coal” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for CONSOL Coal Resources and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CONSOL Coal Resources 0 1 5 0 2.83
CONSOL Coal Resources Competitors 222 683 1078 25 2.45

CONSOL Coal Resources currently has a consensus target price of $20.60, indicating a potential upside of 41.10%. As a group, “Coal” companies have a potential upside of 26.40%. Given CONSOL Coal Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CONSOL Coal Resources is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CONSOL Coal Resources and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CONSOL Coal Resources $322.78 million $40.46 million 10.58
CONSOL Coal Resources Competitors $862.96 million $63.54 million -5.62

CONSOL Coal Resources’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than CONSOL Coal Resources. CONSOL Coal Resources is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


CONSOL Coal Resources pays an annual dividend of $2.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.0%. CONSOL Coal Resources pays out 148.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Coal” companies pay a dividend yield of 7.6% and pay out 78.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


CONSOL Coal Resources beats its competitors on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

About CONSOL Coal Resources

Consol Coal Resources LP, formerly CNX Coal Resources LP, is a producer of high-British thermal units (Btu) thermal coal. It is engaged in the management and development of coal operations of CONSOL Energy Inc. (CONSOL Energy) in Pennsylvania. It holds interest in, and operational control over, CONSOL Energy’s Pennsylvania Mining Complex, which consists of three underground mines and related infrastructure that produce high-Btu bituminous thermal coal that is sold primarily to electric utilities in the eastern United States. The Pennsylvania Mining Complex includes the Bailey Mine, the Enlow Fork Mine and the Harvey Mine. It mines its reserves from the Pittsburgh Number eight Coal Seam, which is a contiguous formation of uniform, Btu thermal coal. Its Bailey Mine is located in Enon, Pennsylvania. Its Enlow Fork Mine is located directly north of the Bailey Mine. Its Harvey Mine is located directly east of the Bailey and Enlow Fork Mines.

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