Chesapeake Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CHK)

About Chesapeake Energy (CHK)

Chesapeake Energy logoChesapeake Energy Corporation (Chesapeake) is a producer of natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. The exploration and production segment is responsible for finding and producing oil, natural gas and NGL. The marketing, gathering and compression segment is responsible for marketing, gathering and compression of oil, natural gas and NGL. It has positions in resource plays of the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas; the Utica Shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania; the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. Its natural gas resource plays are the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania, and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin of north-central Texas.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CHK
  • CUSIP: 16516710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.07
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.44
  • 52-Week Range: $3.53 - $8.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 4.35
  • P/E Growth: 1.43
  • Market Cap: $4.43B
  • Outstanding Shares: 885,966,000
  • Beta: 2.14
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -70.72%
  • Return on Assets: -1.19%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -2.27%
  • Current Ratio: 0.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.30%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 19 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.15)
Consensus Price Target: $7.36 (47.28% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/23/2017Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$10.00LowView Rating Details
3/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold -> Hold$6.00LowView Rating Details
3/14/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingHold$8.00MediumView Rating Details
3/11/2017FBR & CoSet Price TargetSell$5.00MediumView Rating Details
3/7/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$9.00 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2017WunderlichSet Price TargetBuy$10.00N/AView Rating Details
2/24/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/AView Rating Details
1/26/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$4.00 -> $5.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/23/2016KLR GroupReiterated RatingBuy$10.00 -> $11.00N/AView Rating Details
12/19/2016MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$8.00N/AView Rating Details
12/4/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesBoost Price Target$6.00 -> $7.50N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$7.50N/AView Rating Details
10/24/2016StephensUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
10/23/2016Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/21/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$10.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingNeutral$8.00N/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Capital One Financial Corp.UpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutral$5.42N/AView Rating Details
7/26/2016Johnson RiceUpgradeHold -> AccumulateN/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016SimmonsUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$4.50N/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$4.50N/AView Rating Details
6/23/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/8/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingPositive$30.00N/AView Rating Details
3/3/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarketperform$5.00 -> $3.00N/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$5.00 -> $3.50N/AView Rating Details
1/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$6.90 -> $4.50N/AView Rating Details
12/10/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
11/3/2015Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$18.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
8/14/2015Howard WeilLower Price Target$14.00 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2015Seaport Global SecuritiesLower Price TargetSell$10.00 -> $7.00N/AView Rating Details
6/11/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$15.67 -> $13.06N/AView Rating Details
6/3/2015Alembic Global AdvisorsDowngradeUnderweightN/AView Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$16.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$16.00N/AView Rating Details
5/18/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$19.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Earnings by Quarter for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017        
2/23/2017Q416$0.07$0.07$2.09 billion$2.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316($0.03)$0.09$2.18 billion$2.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216($0.11)($0.14)$1.91 billion$1.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116($0.10)($0.10)$2.55 billion$1.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415($0.17)($0.16)$2.63 billion$2.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315($0.13)($0.05)$3.00 billion$2.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215($0.11)($0.11)$2.76 billion$3.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.04$0.11$3.68 billion$2.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.24$0.11$4.83 billion$5.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.33$0.38$4.84 billion$5.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.52$0.36$4.67 billion$5.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.48$0.59$4.52 billion$5.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.41$0.27$4.86 billion$4.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.43$0.43$3.49 billion$4.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.51$1.60 billion$4.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.25$0.30$2.85 billion$3.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.15$0.26$2.82 billion$3.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.09$0.10$2.43 billion$2.97 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.09$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.28$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.58$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.68$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.71$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.70$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.63$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.15 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20168($0.27)($0.02)($0.14)
Q2 20165($0.25)($0.06)($0.13)
Q3 20166($0.23)($0.01)($0.08)
Q4 20166($0.37)$0.08($0.02)
Q1 20174$0.14$0.28$0.20
Q2 20174$0.10$0.27$0.18
Q3 20174$0.14$0.34$0.21
Q4 20174$0.17$0.46$0.27
Q1 20181$0.40$0.40$0.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Most Recent Dividend:4/30/2015
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)

Dividend History by Quarter for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/5/2015quarterly$0.092.31%4/13/20154/15/20154/30/2015
12/15/2014quarterly$0.092.03%1/13/20151/15/20151/31/2015
9/22/2014quarterly$0.091.44%10/10/201410/15/201410/31/2014
6/16/2014quarterly$0.097/14/20147/16/20147/31/2014
3/11/2014quarterly$0.091.39%4/10/20144/14/20144/30/2014
12/16/2013quarterly$0.091.33%1/13/20141/15/20141/31/2014
9/23/2013quarterly$0.091.33%10/10/201310/15/201310/31/2013
6/17/2013quarterly$0.091.65%7/11/20137/15/20137/31/2013
4/8/2013quarterly$0.091.74%4/11/20134/15/20134/30/2013
12/17/2012quarterly$0.092.03%1/11/20131/15/20131/31/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.74%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/8/2017Archie W DunhamDirectorBuy500,000$5.24$2,620,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Archie W DunhamDirectorBuy1,000,000$6.67$6,670,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Archie W DunhamDirectorBuy350,000$6.07$2,124,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Thomas L RyanDirectorBuy50,000$5.59$279,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Thomas L RyanDirectorBuy10,000$5.47$54,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Robert D LawlerCEOBuy50,000$5.88$294,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Thomas L RyanDirectorBuy12,000$7.37$88,440.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2015R Brad MartinDirectorBuy10,000$11.20$112,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Archie W DunhamDirectorBuy1,000,000$13.98$13,980,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015M. Jason PigottEVPBuy3,500$14.13$49,455.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014John M KapchinskeSVPBuy10,000$17.97$179,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014R Brad MartinDirectorBuy15,000$17.97$269,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Archie W DunhamDirectorBuy500,000$23.32$11,660,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Thomas L RyanDirectorBuy7,000$29.38$205,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Thomas RyanDirectorBuy4,000$27.98$111,920.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Douglas JacobsonEVPSell12,500$30.00$375,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Michael JohnsonSVPSell20,000$30.01$600,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Archie DunhamDirectorBuy54,250$24.97$1,354,622.50View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Thomas RyanDirectorBuy10,000$25.87$258,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Thomas RyanDirectorBuy6,000$26.73$160,380.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Archie DunhamDirectorBuy200,000$25.86$5,172,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Douglas J JacobsonEVPSell12,500$28.34$354,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Martha BurgerSVPSell48,100$26.03$1,252,043.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Douglas JacobsonEVPSell12,500$26.00$325,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Steven DixonCOOSell20,000$25.10$502,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Thomas RyanDirectorBuy8,000$25.31$202,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Jennifer GrigsbySVPSell29,713$25.09$745,499.17View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Douglas J JacobsonEVPSell12,500$24.14$301,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Michael A JohnsonSVPSell10,000$25.00$250,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Frederic M PosesDirectorBuy152,632$19.87$3,032,797.84View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Thomas L RyanDirectorBuy5,000$21.51$107,550.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Louis RaspinoDirectorBuy25,000$21.02$525,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Archie W DunhamDirectorBuy450,000$20.89$9,400,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012R Brad MartinDirectorBuy40,000$17.24$689,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Frederic M PosesDirectorBuy266,000$16.92$4,500,720.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2012Archie W DunhamDirectorBuy75,000$20.00$1,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Latest Headlines for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
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Frequently Asked Questions for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)

What is Chesapeake Energy's stock symbol?

Chesapeake Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHK."

How were Chesapeake Energy's earnings last quarter?

Chesapeake Energy Co. (NYSE:CHK) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 23rd. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07. The company had revenue of $2.02 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.09 billion. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 23.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.16) earnings per share.

When will Chesapeake Energy make its next earnings announcement?

Chesapeake Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

Where is Chesapeake Energy's stock going? Where will Chesapeake Energy's stock price be in 2017?

27 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Chesapeake Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $3.86 to $11.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Energy's share price to reach $7.36 in the next twelve months.

What are analysts saying about Chesapeake Energy stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Chesapeake Energy stock:

  • 1. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "Chesapeake has made great strides to improve its balance sheet/leverage through asset sales, debt exchanges, and other transactions. However, leverage remains higher than peers and a heavy fixed cost burden weighs on cash flow. Additionally, we find CHK's asset portfolio light for a company of its size and assume coverage at Hold, as CHK shares trade near our $6 NAV." (3/22/2017)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Natural gas prices have improved significantly from the level it was trading during early 2016. As one of the most gas weighted company, improvement in the price of the commodity should favour Chesapeake Energy. We appreciate the company’s focus on maintaining a disciplined cost structure. Moreover, the company foresees efficiency gains in its core operating areas. These positives are reflected in its price history. Year-to-date, Chesapeake has comfortably outperformed the Zacks Oil and Gas – U.S Exploration and Production market.  However, we believe billions in asset sales are required to fund its program. Also, an anticipated decline in rig activity is likely to hamper production for the firm." (12/27/2016)

Are investors shorting Chesapeake Energy?

Chesapeake Energy saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 134,593,313 shares, an increase of 12.8% from the February 15th total of 119,370,280 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 47,887,188 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days.

Who owns Chesapeake Energy stock?

Chesapeake Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.39%), Viking Global Investors LP (2.98%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.78%), Allianz Asset Management AG (1.11%), Norges Bank (0.91%) and Caxton Associates LP (0.87%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Energy stock include Archie W Dunham, R Brad Martin, Robert D Lawler and Thomas L Ryan.

Who sold Chesapeake Energy stock? Who is selling Chesapeake Energy stock?

Chesapeake Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Friess Associates LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Franklin Resources Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Exencial Wealth Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al and GSA Capital Partners LLP.

Who bought Chesapeake Energy stock? Who is buying Chesapeake Energy stock?

Chesapeake Energy's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Norges Bank, State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Castleark Management LLC and Blockhouse Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have bought Chesapeake Energy stock in the last two years include Archie W Dunham, R Brad Martin, Robert D Lawler and Thomas L Ryan.

How do I buy Chesapeake Energy stock?

Shares of Chesapeake Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Chesapeake Energy stock cost?

One share of Chesapeake Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.00.

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 3/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff