Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ($ARLP) Cautious Buy or Hold to $55 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
Stock ticker ARLP
Live stock price [stckqut]ARLP[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $59.46
Target stock price (averages with growth) $55.91
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $47.61
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $53.56

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=arlp
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP Partnership) is a diversified producer and marketer of coal primarily to major United States utilities and industrial users. ARLP Partnership operates 10 underground mining complexes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, and West Virginia, including the new Tunnel Ridge mine in West Virginia. The Company is constructing a new mine in southern Indiana, operate a coal loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mt. Vernon, Indiana and are purchasing and funding development of reserves, constructing surface facilities and making equity investments in White Oak's new mining complex in southern Illinois. It also constructing a new mine in southern Indiana, operate a coal loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mt. Vernon, Indiana. Its mining activities are conducted in three geographic regions: Illinois Basin, Central Appalachian and Northern Appalachian regions.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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