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and broker non-votes are not treated as votes cast. Accordingly, neither abstentions nor broker non-votes will affect the outcome of the voting on Proposals No. 2 and
a submitted proxy does not specify how to vote, the shares represented by that proxy will be considered to be voted FOR each of the eight nominees recommended by the Board in Proposal
No. 1, and FOR each of Proposals No. 2 and No. 3. Unless a stockholder checks the box on the proxy card or provides instructions to withhold discretionary voting authority, the
appointed proxies may use their discretion to vote on any other matters properly brought before the meeting. As of the date of this proxy statement, the Company knows of no other matter that will be
presented for consideration at the Annual Meeting other than those matters discussed in this proxy statement.
What "Quorum" Is Required for the Annual Meeting?
In order to have a valid stockholder vote, a quorum must exist at the Annual Meeting. For the Company, a quorum exists when stockholders holding
a majority of the outstanding shares of common stock are present or represented at a meeting. For these purposes, shares that are present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting will be counted
toward a quorum, regardless of whether the holder of the shares or proxy fails to vote on a particular matter or whether a broker with discretionary voting authority fails to exercise such authority
with respect to any particular matter.
What Is Householding?
As permitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), the Company may deliver only one copy of this proxy statement and its 2018
annual report to stockholders residing at the same address, unless the stockholders have notified the Company of their desire to receive multiple copies of these documents. This is known as
Company will promptly deliver, upon request, a separate copy of the proxy statement or annual report to any stockholder residing at an address to which only one copy was mailed.
Requests for separate copies for the current year or future years, or to receive a single copy in the future for stockholders sharing an address, should be directed to the Secretary, Arch
Coal, Inc. One CityPlace Drive., Suite 300, St. Louis, Missouri 63141, or by telephone at (314) 994-2700.
Where Can I Find the Voting Results?
The Company intends to announce preliminary voting results at the Annual Meeting. The Company will publish the final results in a Current Report
on Form 8-K, which the Company expects to file within four business days after the Annual Meeting is held. You can obtain a copy of the Current Report on Form 8-K by logging on to the
Company's website at archcoal.com or through the EDGAR system at sec.gov. Information on the Company's website does not constitute part of this proxy statement.