Peabody Energy

Peabody Energy

Peabody Energy Corporation is a big coal corporation in the United States. This company was founded in 1883. The initial name of the company was Peabody Daniels & Company. In fact, this big corporation was established in Chicago by Francis Peabody. The company was initially focused on the commercialization of coal; the company bought the coal from different mines in the country and sold it to different markets around the Chicago Area.


In 1890, the company changed its name to Peabody Coal Company and it started doing the business in the Illinois State. In 1913, the company got its first contract to provide of coal source to Chicago Edison Company. Although, the company had some economic downturns due to the World War II, Peabody Energy could overcome the difficulties and it grew up considerably after the tragic war. That is why this company was included in the New York Stock Exchange list in 1949.

Nowadays, Peabody Energy is one of the most important coal providers in the world; especially in the private sector. The major businesses are totally dedicated to the mining, distribution and sale of the coal sources. In addition, this company also operates in different parts of the world such as Germany, UK, Indonesia, Australia, China and Singapore, among others.

Peabody Energy HeadQuarters

Peabody Energy

Street: Peabody Energy Corp. 701 Market Street
City: San Luis
State: MO
Zip Code: 63101-1826

Contact Information

Phone: 314-342-3400
Stock Symbol: BTU

Company information

Profit: 774000000$
Revenues: 6944200000$
Investment: 0$
Employees: 10500

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