Chesapeake Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CHK)

About Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy logoChesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. It operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. Exploration and production is engaged in finding and producing oil, natural gas and NGL. Marketing, gathering and compression is engaged in marketing, gathering and compression of oil, natural gas and NGL. As of December 31, 2016, it owned interests in approximately 22,700 oil and natural gas wells. It has a diverse resource base of onshore the United States unconventional natural gas and liquids assets. It has positions in resource plays of the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Utica Shale in Ohio, the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the stacked pay in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. Its natural gas resource plays are the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas and the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Symbol: NYSE:CHK
  • CUSIP: 16516710
  • Web: www.chk.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $3.22 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 891,375,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.02
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $4.69
  • 52 Week Range: $3.55 - $8.20
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 4.88
  • P/E Growth: 1.06
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $9.25 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.35
  • Book Value: ($2.93) per share
  • Price / Book: -1.23
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $1.5 billion
  • Net Margins: 21.70%
  • Return on Assets: 16.81%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -4.18%
  • Current Ratio: 0.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.58%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 30.40 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.07
  • Short Ratio: 5.01
 

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, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. The company earned $2.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.07 billion. Chesapeake Energy's revenue for the quarter was up 40.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.14) earnings per share. View Chesapeake Energy's Earnings History.

When will Chesapeake Energy make its next earnings announcement?

Chesapeake Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Energy.

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

25 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Chesapeake Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $11.00. On average, they expect Chesapeake Energy's share price to reach $5.84 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Chesapeake Energy.

Are investors shorting Chesapeake Energy?

Chesapeake Energy saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 193,127,446 shares, a drop of 3.4% from the September 15th total of 199,867,848 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 27,363,086 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.1 days. Approximately 21.6% of the company's shares are sold short.

Who are some of Chesapeake Energy's key competitors?

Who are Chesapeake Energy's key executives?

Chesapeake Energy's management team includes the folowing people:

  • R. Brad Martin, Chairman of the Board
  • Robert Douglas Lawler, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Domenic J. Dell'Osso Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • James R. Webb, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • M. Christopher Doyle, Executive Vice President - Operations, Northern Division
  • Frank J. Patterson, Executive Vice President - Exploration and Production
  • Mikell J. Pigott, Executive Vice President - Operations and Technical Services
  • William M. Buergler, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Archie W. Dunham, Chairman Emeritus
  • Leslie Starr Keating, Director

Who owns Chesapeake Energy stock?

Chesapeake Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.03%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.01%) and Edge Wealth Management LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Energy stock include Archie W Dunham, R Brad Martin, Robert D Lawler and Thomas L Ryan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Chesapeake Energy.

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

Chesapeake Energy's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co., Edge Wealth Management LLC, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, State Treasurer State of Michigan and Nationwide Fund Advisors. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Energy.

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.

What is Chesapeake Energy's stock price today?

One share of Chesapeake Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.61.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE CHK)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  533 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  961 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,494
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Chesapeake Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.04)
Consensus Price Target: $5.84 (61.80% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Price Target History for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Analysts' Ratings History for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$4.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$2.00 -> $3.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$3.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHold -> Underperform$4.00 -> $2.00N/AView Rating Details
9/29/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$5.00LowView Rating Details
9/19/2017Imperial CapitalInitiated CoverageIn -> In-Line$5.00LowView Rating Details
9/5/2017Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> Hold$3.76 -> $4.00HighView Rating Details
8/11/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$10.00 -> $6.00LowView Rating Details
8/3/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$5.00LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$8.00 -> $5.00LowView Rating Details
6/21/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$3.93 -> $4.00HighView Rating Details
6/15/2017Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$5.50LowView Rating Details
5/31/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$6.00 -> $5.00LowView Rating Details
5/29/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$7.00HighView Rating Details
5/15/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
5/12/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
5/1/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$9.00LowView Rating Details
3/29/2017WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$10.00LowView Rating Details
3/7/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$9.00 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/AView Rating Details
12/23/2016KLR GroupReiterated RatingBuy$10.00 -> $11.00N/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 & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Capital One Financial CorporationUpgradeUnderweight -> 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
7/12/2016SimmonsUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$4.50N/AView Rating Details
6/23/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/8/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingPositive$30.00N/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
11/3/2015Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$18.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 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
11/2/2017$0.15N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.14$0.18$1.07 billion$2.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.19$0.23$1.10 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.02$0.11$3.68 billion$2.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.25$0.11$4.83 billion$5.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.32$0.38$4.84 billion$5.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.44$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$0.13$0.20$0.16
Q2 20175$0.09$0.15$0.13
Q3 20176$0.00$0.14$0.10
Q4 20176$0.11$0.20$0.17
Q1 20182$0.10$0.25$0.18
Q2 20182$0.04$0.15$0.10
Q3 20182$0.07$0.20$0.14
Q4 20182$0.08$0.23$0.16
Q1 20191$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20191$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20191$0.29$0.29$0.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Most Recent Dividend:4/30/2015
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: 64.56%
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
8/11/2017R Brad MartinDirectorBuy25,000$4.11$102,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2017R Brad MartinDirectorBuy20,400$4.55$92,820.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017Thomas L RyanDirectorBuy75,000$5.00$375,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017R Brad MartinDirectorBuy20,000$5.26$105,200.00View SEC Filing  
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)

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