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Why Is It Moving? Analyzing The Upward Movement in Peabody Energy's Stock Today


Peabody Energy’s Stock Price And Volume Action

Peabody Energy’s (NYSE: BTU) stock is trading up 35.13% to a price of $1.78. The stock’s volume is currently 1.49 million, which is roughly 41.04% of its recent 30-day volume average of 3.64 million.

Why It’s Moving

Benzinga Pro's real-time breaking news service shows some insight into what is affecting shares: Shares of several oil companies are trading higher as oil prices rise following an attack on two Iraqi wells. The start of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has also lifted demand outlook.

Insights On Recent Price Action

The moving average price of the stock over the past 50 days was $1.5 at the time this article was published. In the past fifty-two weeks, the stock price has been as high as $10.68 and as low as $0.8.

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