Peabody Energy sees Q1 adjusted EPS (26c)-(4c), consensus (14c) Sees Q1 adjusted EBITDA $200M-$270M. Targeting 2013 capital spend of $450M-$550M. Sees earnings improving from Q1 levels on growing Australian volumes, price. Sees global steel production growth of ~3% in 2013. Sees signs of accelerating Chinese growth in 2013. Says Seaborne market expected to increase 40+M tonnes on growing Asian demand. Says U.S. exports likely to decrease for both met and thermal coal. Comments from slides that will be presented at the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference.
Stocks with call strike movement; BTU PBR Peabody (BTU) September 8 call option implied volatility increased 2% to 60, Petrobras (PBR) July 7 call option implied volatility increased 3% to 67 according to IVolatility.