SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 16, 2003
PEABODY ENERGY CORPORATION
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|701 Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri||63101|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (314) 342-3400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
|Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.|
|Item 9. Regulation FD Disclosure.|
|Item 12. Disclosure of Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
|EX-99.1 Press Release|
|EX-99.2 Reconciliations of Financial Measures|
Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits.
See the Exhibit Index at page 4 of this report.
Item 9. Regulation FD Disclosure.
Item 12. Disclosure of Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
The information in this report is being furnished under Item 9, Regulation FD Disclosure and Item 12, Disclosure of Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 16, 2003, Peabody Energy Corporation (Peabody) issued a press release setting forth Peabodys third quarter 2003 earnings, and providing guidance on Peabodys full year 2003 forecasted results. A copy of Peabodys press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. This press release includes certain non-GAAP and pro forma financial measures. A reconciliation of those measures to the most directly related comparable GAAP measure is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|PEABODY ENERGY CORPORATION|
|Date: October 16, 2003||/s/ RICHARD A. NAVARRE
|Richard A. Navarre
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
The exhibits below are numbered in accordance with the Exhibit Table of Item 601 of Regulation S-K.
|No.||Description of Exhibit|
|99.1||Press release of Peabody Energy Corporation dated October 16, 2003.|
|99.2||Reconciliations of non-GAAP and pro forma financial measures.|