Chesapeake Energy Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CHK)

About Chesapeake Energy Corp.

Chesapeake Energy Corp. 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: $6.69
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.15
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.16
  • 52-Week Range: $1.50 - $8.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.69
  • P/E Growth: -18.91
  • Market Cap: $5.13B
  • Outstanding Shares: 766,293,000
  • Beta: 2.08
  • Net Margins: -70.72%
  • Return on Assets: -1.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -2.27%
  • Current Ratio: 0.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.30%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 21 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $7.72 (15.36% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/21/2017SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$7.00View Rating Details
12/23/2016KLR GroupReiterated RatingBuy$10.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
12/19/2016MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$8.00View Rating Details
12/7/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingUnderperform$5.00View Rating Details
12/4/2016Ladenburg ThalmannBoost Price Target$6.00 -> $7.50View Rating Details
11/10/2016Jefferies GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> Hold$5.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$7.50View Rating Details
10/25/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$7.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
10/25/2016RBC Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$7.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
10/24/2016StephensUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
10/23/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
10/21/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$10.00View Rating Details
10/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$8.00View Rating Details
10/8/2016WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$10.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$5.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetUnderweight$1.00 -> $3.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Capital One Financial Corp.UpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
8/10/2016Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
8/2/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutral$5.42View Rating Details
7/26/2016Johnson RiceUpgradeHold -> AccumulateView Rating Details
7/21/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
7/12/2016SimmonsUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$4.50View Rating Details
7/12/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.UpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$4.50View Rating Details
6/23/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/8/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive$30.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarketperform$5.00 -> $3.00View Rating Details
2/25/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$5.00 -> $3.50View Rating Details
1/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/4/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$6.90 -> $4.50View Rating Details
12/10/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/3/2015Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$18.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details
8/14/2015Howard WeilLower Price Target$14.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
7/21/2015Seaport Global SecuritiesLower Price TargetSell$10.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
6/11/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$15.67 -> $13.06View Rating Details
6/3/2015Alembic Global AdvisorsDowngradeUnderweightView Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$16.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$16.00View Rating Details
5/18/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$19.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 1/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.03 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.77 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($0.01)
Q1 20173$0.19$0.28$0.22
Q2 20173$0.15$0.27$0.20
Q3 20173$0.17$0.34$0.24
Q4 20173$0.21$0.46$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.90%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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Last Updated on 1/21/2017 by Staff