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

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$2.69 -0.05 (-1.82 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.74
Today's Range$2.65 - $2.83
52-Week Range$1.71 - $5.60
Volume39.28 million shs
Average Volume45.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.46 billion
P/E Ratio3.28
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.04
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$9.50 billion
Cash Flow$1.8552 per share
Book Value($2.25) per share

Profitability

Net Income$949 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,200
Market Cap$2.46 billion
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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.04. The oil and gas exploration company earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.19 billion. Chesapeake Energy had a negative return on equity of 54.07% and a net margin of 6.91%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 22.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.12 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, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Energy.

How can I listen to Chesapeake Energy's earnings call?

Chesapeake Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 27th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8772601479.

What price target have analysts set for CHK?

16 brokers have issued 12 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.2% 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?

Headlines about CHK stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Chesapeake Energy?

Chesapeake Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 198,661,257 shares, an increase of 22.1% from the December 14th total of 162,736,913 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 54,927,140 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 22.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View Chesapeake Energy's Current Options Chain.

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:
  • 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 investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.11%), Silverleafe Capital Partners LLC (0.09%), Greylin Investment Mangement Inc. (0.08%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.08%) and Cumberland Advisors Inc. (0.06%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Energy stock 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 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, Meeder Asset Management Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Miracle Mile Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Chesapeake Energy stock?

CHK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC, Cumberland Advisors Inc., Silverleafe Capital Partners LLC, Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc, Wealth Architects LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $2.69.

How big of a company is Chesapeake Energy?

Chesapeake Energy has a market capitalization of $2.46 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.

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:  840 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,257 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,097
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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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