NYSE:CHK - Chesapeake Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.12 -0.13 (-4.00 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 05:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.12
Today's Range$3.03 - $3.21
52-Week Range$1.71 - $5.60
Volume50.47 million shs
Average Volume52.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.09 billion
P/E Ratio3.51
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.44
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIP16516710
Phone405-848-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.23 billion
Cash Flow$2.2609 per share
Book Value($1.32) per share

Profitability

Net Income$873 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,350
Outstanding Shares1,631,720,000
Market Cap$5.09 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The oil and gas exploration company earned $3.07 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.07 billion. Chesapeake Energy had a net margin of 8.31% and a negative return on equity of 58.05%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 21.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.30 EPS. 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Chesapeake Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Energy's stock price to reach $4.0938 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.2% 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 stories about CHK stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Energy earned a news sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Chesapeake Energy?

Chesapeake Energy saw a increase in short interest in 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 trading volume of 51,146,896 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.0 days. Approximately 18.2% of the company's stock are sold short. View Chesapeake Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Chesapeake Energy's key competitors?

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 major 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 major investors are buying Chesapeake Energy stock?

CHK stock was acquired 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 $3.12.

How big of a company is Chesapeake Energy?

Chesapeake Energy has a market capitalization of $5.09 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  860 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,286 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,146
MarketBeat'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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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