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Coal in the United States

Introduction

Coal in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United States coal market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

  • The coal market is defined as revenues due to the sale of coal for industry and power generation.
  • The US coal market had total revenues of $48.6bn in 2014, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -3.1% between 2010 and 2014.
  • Market consumption volumes declined with a CARC of -3.1% between 2010 and 2014, to reach a total of 922.9 million short tons in 2014.
  • The performance of the market is forecast to decline further but at a slower pace, with an anticipated CARC of -0.3% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $48.0bn by the end of 2019.
Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the coal market in the United States

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the coal market in the United States

Leading company profiles reveal details of key coal market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States coal market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United States economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the United States coal market by value in 2014?
What will be the size of the United States coal market in 2019?
What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States coal market?
How has the market performed over the last five years?


Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Market volume
Market volume forecast
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market volume
Market Segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Market volume forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.
Arch Coal, Inc.
CONSOL Energy Inc
Peabody Energy Corporation
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country Data
Methodology
Industry associations
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Appendix
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LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United States coal market value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Table 2: United States coal market volume: million short tons, 2010–14(e)
Table 3: United States coal market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014(e)
Table 4: United States coal market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Table 5: United States coal market volume forecast: million short tons, 2014–19
Table 6: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.: key facts
Table 7: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 8: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 9: Arch Coal, Inc.: key facts
Table 10: Arch Coal, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 11: Arch Coal, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 12: CONSOL Energy Inc: key facts
Table 13: CONSOL Energy Inc: key financials ($)
Table 14: CONSOL Energy Inc: key financial ratios
Table 15: Peabody Energy Corporation: key facts
Table 16: Peabody Energy Corporation: key financials ($)
Table 17: Peabody Energy Corporation: key financial ratios
Table 18: United States size of population (million), 2010–14
Table 19: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 20: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010–14
Table 21: United States inflation, 2010–14
Table 22: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2010–14
Table 23: United States exchange rate, 2010–14
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United States coal market value: $ billion, 2010–14(e)
Figure 2: United States coal market volume: million short tons, 2010–14(e)
Figure 3: United States coal market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014(e)
Figure 4: United States coal market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19
Figure 5: United States coal market volume forecast: million short tons, 2014–19
Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the coal market in the United States, 2014
Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the coal market in the United States, 2014
Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the coal market in the United States, 2014
Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the coal market in the United States, 2014
Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the coal market in the United States, 2014
Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the coal market in the United States, 2014
Figure 12: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 13: Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 14: Arch Coal, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 15: Arch Coal, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 16: CONSOL Energy Inc: revenues & profitability
Figure 17: CONSOL Energy Inc: assets & liabilities
Figure 18: Peabody Energy Corporation: revenues & profitability
Figure 19: Peabody Energy Corporation: assets & liabilities

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