NYSE:CHK - Chesapeake Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.77 -0.13 (-2.65 %) (As of 07/18/2018 06:49 AM ET)Previous Close$4.90Today's Range$4.68 - $4.8752-Week Range$2.53 - $5.60Volume37.19 million shsAverage Volume29.00 million shsMarket Capitalization$4.47 billionP/E Ratio5.21Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.88 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:CHK CUSIP16516710 Webwww.chk.com Phone405-848-8000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio-5.27 Current Ratio0.52 Quick Ratio0.52 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio5.21 Forward P/E Ratio5.82 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.50 billion Price / Sales0.46 Cash Flow$1.9958 per share Price / Cash2.39 Book Value($2.25) per share Price / Book-2.12 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.82 Net Income$949 million Net Margins11.67% Return on Equity-43.41% Return on Assets7.66% Miscellaneous Employees3,200 Outstanding Shares911,820,000Market Cap$4,467.89 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.09. The oil and gas exploration company earned $1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.30 billion. Chesapeake Energy had a net margin of 11.67% and a negative return on equity of 43.41%. The business's revenue was down 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.23 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 Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Energy. What price target have analysts set for CHK? 15 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Chesapeake Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Energy's stock price to reach $4.0571 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.9%. View Analyst Ratings for Chesapeake Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chesapeake Energy? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Energy in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Are investors shorting Chesapeake Energy? Chesapeake Energy saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 159,520,695 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the June 15th total of 170,388,676 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 34,477,688 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.6 days. Currently, 17.8% of the company's 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 Apache (APA), Marathon Oil (MRO), Noble Energy (NBL), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY), EQT (EQT), Diamondback Energy (FANG), Cenovus Energy (CVE), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Encana (ECA), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), Parsley Energy (PE), Cimarex Energy (XEC), RSP Permian (RSPP) and WPX Energy (WPX). 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 51)Mr. Domenic J. Dell'Osso Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)Mr. Mikell Jason Pigott, Exec. VP of Operations & Technical Services (Age 44)Mr. James R. Webb, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)Mr. Frank J. Patterson, Exec. VP of Exploration & Production (Age 59) Has Chesapeake Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about CHK stock have trended positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Chesapeake Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.46 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are Chesapeake Energy's major shareholders? Chesapeake Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Silverleafe Capital Partners LLC (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.01%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Energy stock include Archie W Dunham, R Brad Martin 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 Pennsylvania Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Energy. Which institutional investors are buying Chesapeake Energy stock? CHK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silverleafe Capital Partners LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Chesapeake Energy stock in the last two years include Archie W Dunham, R Brad Martin 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 $4.77. How big of a company is Chesapeake Energy? Chesapeake Energy has a market capitalization of $4.47 billion and generates $9.50 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $949 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.82 on an earnings per share basis. Chesapeake Energy employs 3,200 workers across the globe. 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: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 683 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,121 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,804MarketBeat'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 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do investors use RSI to grade stocks?