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Cloud Peak (CLD) IPO priced at $15, under range -- compare/contrast updated

|Includes: BTU, CLD, PCXCQ

CLD priced under the $16-$18 filing range due to investor pushback. There has been some investor pushback on private equity/spinoff deals based on overall poor performance from mid-September to late October.

100% of the proceeds went to the parent.  Growth depends on the economy and assumes favorable conditions for the coal energy sector.

See updated ‘compare & contrast’ below with six other public coal producers.