Submitted by Todd Sullivan on Tue, 01/27/2009 - 18:18.
Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) said fourth-quarter net income rose eightfold
to $293.3 million, or $1.10 a share, from $35.8 million, or 13 cents a
share in the year-ago period. The year-ago period included a loss of
$108 million related to income tax.