Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Gladys Abbott
September 14, 2017

A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 5 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:CHK) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Citigroup maintained Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on Monday, September 14 with "Neutral" rating. Capstone Asset Management Co. grew its stake in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter.

Shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) traded up 8.03% in the last session while performance was up 4.44% in the last five days. On Wednesday, May 31 RYAN THOMAS L bought $374,775 worth of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) or 75,000 shares. The Pura Vida Investments Llc holds 257,500 shares with $6.75 million value, up from 97,100 last quarter. Regions Fincl holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 13,393 shares.

Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 1 analyst (s) whereas last month 1 analyst (s) have given outperform rating. It also reduced Ingles Mkts Inc Cl A (NASDAQ:IMKTA) stake by 29,313 shares and now owns 1.22 million shares. Scotiabank set a $5.00 price objective on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. About shares traded. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 10.59% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 64.51% of the company's stock.

Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK). (ARE) stock moved with shift of -0.37% in the past week. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $16.25 and compares with the $9.73 52-week low. The volume of CHK witnessed a shift from 32.56 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 32.67 million shares. The company's market cap is $3.33 billion. Nomura upgraded Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on Friday, October 21 to "Neutral" rating. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.12. However it has a net margin of -17.40%. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $0.22 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $0.78. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 40.6% compared to the same quarter previous year. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 2290.36 million and lower end at 2098.47 million while the year ago reported sale was 2772.27 million. Year to date, Chesapeake Energy Corp. has lost about 42.7% of its value. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. The company moved in the past week with shift of 1.08%.

Recent session action on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) puts the stock on today's active list. Analyst's mean target price for CHK is $5.21 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.90. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was -$3.48 a share in the trailing twelve months. Nomura Holdings has invested 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK).

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12/29/2014 - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Brean Capital.

Based on the latest notes released to investors, 1 analyst has issued a rating of "buy", 1 analysts "outperform", 5 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 6.08 and the short float is around of 22.08%.

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States.

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