NYSE:CHK - Chesapeake Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.10 -0.02 (-0.64 %) (As of 03/26/2019 06:44 AM ET)Previous Close$3.12Today's Range$2.99 - $3.1452-Week Range$1.71 - $5.60Volume35.47 million shsAverage Volume52.99 million shsMarket Capitalization$5.06 billionP/E Ratio3.44Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.44 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania. It also holds interests in liquids-rich resource plays, such as 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. The company owns interests in approximately 17,300 oil and natural gas wells. As of December 31, 2017, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.116 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company also provides oil, natural gas, and NGL marketing services comprising commodity price structuring, securing and negotiating gathering, hauling, processing and transportation, contract administration, and nomination services for Chesapeake-operated wells; and marketing services for third-party producers. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Receive CHK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CHK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:CHK Previous Symbol CUSIP16516710 CIK895126 Webwww.chk.com Phone405-848-8000Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.57 Quick Ratio0.57Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio3.44 Forward P/E Ratio5.64 P/E Growth1 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.23 billion Price / Sales0.49 Cash Flow$2.2464 per share Price / Cash Flow1.38 Book Value($1.32) per share Price / Book-2.35Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.90 Net Income$873 million Net Margins8.31% Return on Equity-58.05% Return on Assets7.82%Miscellaneous Employees2,350 Outstanding Shares1,631,720,000Market Cap$5.06 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) Frequently Asked Questions 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The oil and gas exploration company earned $3.07 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.07 billion. Chesapeake Energy had a net margin of 8.31% and a negative return on equity of 58.05%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 21.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.30 earnings per share. View Chesapeake Energy's Earnings History. When is Chesapeake Energy's next earnings date? Chesapeake Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Energy. What price target have analysts set for CHK? 16 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Chesapeake Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $6.00. On average, they expect Chesapeake Energy's stock price to reach $4.0938 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Chesapeake Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chesapeake Energy? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Energy in the last year. There are currently 7 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Chesapeake Energy. Has Chesapeake Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about CHK stock have been trending extremely negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Energy earned a daily sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Chesapeake Energy? Chesapeake Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 204,354,142 shares, an increase of 0.1% from the February 15th total of 204,575,696 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 51,146,896 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.0 days. Approximately 18.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Chesapeake Energy's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Chesapeake Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Chesapeake Energy include Sasol (SSL), Diamondback Energy (FANG), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), Continental Resources (CLR), Marathon Oil (MRO), Devon Energy (DVN), Apache (APA), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), Noble Energy (NBL), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), Cenovus Energy (CVE), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Energen (EGN), Encana (ECA) and Cimarex Energy (XEC). What other stocks do shareholders of Chesapeake Energy own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Chesapeake Energy investors own include General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC) and NVIDIA (NVDA). Who are Chesapeake Energy's key executives? Chesapeake Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert Douglas Lawler, Pres, CEO & Non Independent Director (Age 52)Mr. Domenic J. Dell'Osso Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42)Mr. Mikell Jason Pigott, Exec. VP of Operations & Technical Services (Age 45)Mr. James R. Webb, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)Mr. Frank J. Patterson, Exec. VP of Exploration & Production (Age 60) Who are Chesapeake Energy's major shareholders? Chesapeake Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.36%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%), Norges Bank (1.14%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.01%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.01%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Energy stock include Archie W Dunham, Domenic J Dell'osso Jr, Frank J Patterson, James R Webb, Ngp Energy Capital Management,, R Brad Martin, Robert D Lawler and Thomas L Ryan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Chesapeake Energy. Which institutional investors are selling Chesapeake Energy stock? CHK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Northern Trust Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Van ECK Associates Corp and Pennsylvania Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Energy. Which institutional investors are buying Chesapeake Energy stock? CHK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Rhumbline Advisers, Raymond James & Associates, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Chesapeake Energy stock in the last two years include Archie W Dunham, Domenic J Dell'osso Jr, Frank J Patterson, James R Webb, R Brad Martin, Robert D Lawler and Thomas L Ryan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Energy. How do I buy shares of Chesapeake Energy? Shares of CHK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Chesapeake Energy's stock price today? One share of CHK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.10. How big of a company is Chesapeake Energy? Chesapeake Energy has a market capitalization of $5.06 billion and generates $10.23 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $873 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.90 on an earnings per share basis. Chesapeake Energy employs 2,350 workers across the globe. What is Chesapeake Energy's official website? The official website for Chesapeake Energy is http://www.chk.com. How can I contact Chesapeake Energy? Chesapeake Energy's mailing address is 6100 N WESTERN AVE, OKLAHOMA CITY OK, 73118. The oil and gas exploration company can be reached via phone at 405-848-8000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE CHK)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 860 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,286 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,146MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Chesapeake Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies engage in swaps?