NYSE:CHK - Chesapeake Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $2.06 -0.13 (-5.94 %) (As of 05/24/2019 07:49 AM ET)Previous Close$2.19Today's Range$1.97 - $2.0952-Week Range$1.71 - $5.60Volume51.84 million shsAverage Volume45.71 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.37 billionP/E Ratio2.29Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.39 ProfileAnalyst 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 Marcellus in Northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; Haynesville located in Northwestern Louisiana; Eagle Ford in South Texas; Brazos Valley in Southeast Texas; Powder River Basin in Wyoming; and Mid-Continent in Anadarko Basin of northwestern Oklahoma. As of December 31, 2018, it owned interests in approximately 13,200 oil and natural gas wells; and had estimated proved reserves of 1,448 one million barrels of oil equivalent. 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 Webhttp://www.chk.com/ Phone405-848-8000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.72 Current Ratio0.47 Quick Ratio0.47Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio2.29 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.23 billion Price / Sales0.33 Cash Flow$1.9619 per share Price / Cash Flow1.05 Book Value$1.51 per share Price / Book1.36Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.90 Net Income$873 million Net Margins5.39% Return on Equity-138.70% Return on Assets5.90%Miscellaneous Employees2,350 Outstanding Shares1,633,678,000Market Cap$3.37 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 8th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.01. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $929 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.13 billion. Chesapeake Energy had a net margin of 5.39% and a negative return on equity of 138.70%. The firm's revenue was down 25.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.34 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, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Energy. What price target have analysts set for CHK? 18 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Chesapeake Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Energy's share price to reach $3.98 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 93.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Chesapeake Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chesapeake Energy? 18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Energy in the last year. There are currently 8 sell ratings, 8 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? Media headlines about CHK stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Energy earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media 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 company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Chesapeake Energy? Chesapeake Energy saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 159,055,028 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the April 15th total of 150,654,306 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 33,975,709 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.7 days. Currently, 14.1% 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 Marathon Oil (MRO), Devon Energy (DVN), Noble Energy (NBL), Apache (APA), Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY), Cenovus Energy (CVE), Encana (ECA), Cimarex Energy (XEC), Energen (EGN), Parsley Energy (PE), EQT (EQT), WPX Energy (WPX), Murphy Oil (MUR) and Viper Energy Partners (VNOM). 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), Ford Motor (F), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AT&T (T), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU) 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 J. 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Carlyle Group L.P. (10.60%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.16%), Schneider Capital Management Corp (0.70%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.68%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.53%). 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 First Trust Advisors LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Schneider Capital Management Corp, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. 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 Carlyle Group L.P., AQR Capital Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Algebris UK Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Majedie Asset Management Ltd, Oxford Asset Management LLP and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $2.06. How big of a company is Chesapeake Energy? Chesapeake Energy has a market capitalization of $3.37 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: 870 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,301 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,171MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Leveraged Buyout (LBO) Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.