Patriot Coal's (PXC -16.1%) downward guidance in its metallurgical coal sales volume for the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Patriot Coal's (PXC -16.1%) downward guidance in its metallurgical coal sales volume for the rest of the year is dragging down the entire sector (KOL -1.9%). Among heavy miners of met coal, such as Alpha Natural (ANR -7.4%) and Walter Energy (WLT -5%), the drops are the worst. Also: BTU -4.7%, CNX -4.6%, ACI -4.5%, JRCC -3.9%, CLD -3.2%.