earnings http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Peabody Energy's 1Q earnings rise http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/peabody-energys-1q-earnings-rise <p><a href="http://www.peabodyenergy.com/">Peabody Energy Corp</a>. says its profit rose in the first quarter due to higher prices for Australian coal used in steelmaking and increased demand in the U.S.</p><p>The world&#39;s biggest private-sector coal company says its net income attributable to common shareholders was $176.5 million, or 65 cents per share, in the January-March period. That&#39;s up from $133.7 million, or 50 cents, a year earlier.</p><p>St. Louis-based Peabody says first-quarter revenue rose 15 percent to $1.74 billion from $1.51 billion the previous year.</p> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 15:30:21 +0000 The Associated Press 978 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Peabody Energy's 1Q earnings rise Monsanto posts gains in first quarter http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/monsanto-posts-gains-first-quarter <p>Income in quarter that ended Nov. 30th was $6 million; agriculture giant lost $19 million in the same period last year.</p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 16:49:55 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 255 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Monsanto posts gains in first quarter