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I almost always run in the opposite direction of the crowd. When everyone was running from coal, I swooped in and picked up ARLP under $54 and have laughed all the way to the bank with my rising dividends.

From what I can see they are among the finest in a tough business. The fundamentals are strong, and if/when coal comes back (and it will) I believe they will emerge faster and stronger than their peers that survive.

My only regret is not buying more after the pullback following the election. If we won't burn our own coal, someone else will, and that is where ARLP will thrive.
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