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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  October 28, 2011 (October 28, 2011)

 

Arch Coal, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

1-13105

 

43-0921172

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

CityPlace One
One CityPlace Drive, Suite 300
St. Louis, Missouri 63141

(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (314) 994-2700

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

o            Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o            Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 



 

Item 2.02               Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On October 28, 2011, Arch Coal, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release containing its third quarter 2011 financial results and providing guidance on its 2011 forecasted results.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as exhibit 99.1.

 

The information contained in Item 2.02 and the exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Item 9.01               Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)                                 Exhibits

 

The following exhibits are attached hereto and filed herewith.

 

Exhibit
No.

 


Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press release dated October 28, 2011.

 

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Signatures

 

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.

 

Dated: October 28, 2011

Arch Coal, Inc.

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Robert G. Jones

 

 

Robert G. Jones

 

 

Senior Vice President – Law, General Counsel and Secretary

 

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Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit
No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press release dated October 28, 2011.

 

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