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Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.09 (-0.10%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.53 million shs
Average Volume
1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization
$12.00 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Chesapeake Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.46 Rating Score
16.4% Upside
$106.67 Price Target
Short Interest
15.54% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.94mentions of Chesapeake Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.15 to $5.26 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.77 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

63rd out of 238 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

24th out of 75 stocks

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About Chesapeake Energy Stock (NASDAQ:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation operates as an independent exploration and production company in the United States. It engages in acquisition, exploration, and development of properties to produce oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids from underground reservoirs. The company holds interests in natural gas resource plays in the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania and the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana. As of December 31, 2023, the company owns a portfolio of onshore U.S. unconventional natural gas assets, including interests in approximately 5,000 natural gas wells. Chesapeake Energy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

CHK Stock Price History

CHK Stock News Headlines

Chesapeake Energy Stock is The Energy Play, Earnings Confirm
Professional traders often say that the first move is always wrong; how much traction that saying has over shares of Chesapeake Energy Co. NASDAQ: CHK is up for debate. After reporting its first quarter 2024 earnings, arguably the most critical earnings as they set the tone for the rest of the year, a decline in the stock price could be an opportunity in disguise.
Chesapeake Energy Stock is The Energy Play, Earnings Confirm (CHK)
Chesapeake Energy stock may still be a buy before natural gas prices catch up to crude oil. Analysts see up to 230% EPS growth ahead and double-digit upside
Benchmark Co. Reaffirms Their Buy Rating on Chesapeake Energy (CHK)
Chesapeake Energy Co. (NASDAQ:CHK) Short Interest Update
Chesapeake Energy (NASDAQ:CHK) PT Raised to $111.00
Chesapeake Energy Corp - New
Natural Gas: Is a Bottom in Sight?
Chesapeake Energy Corp. Q1 Profit Decreases, misses estimates
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/26 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/5 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$2.42 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.72 billion
Cash Flow
$16.99 per share
Book Value
$81.86 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$12.00 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Domenic J. Dell'Osso Jr. (Age 47)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.25M
  • Mr. Joshua J. VietsMr. Joshua J. Viets (Age 46)
    Executive VP & COO
    Comp: $1.22M
  • Mr. Benjamin E. Russ (Age 49)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $876.04k
  • Gregory M. Larson
    VP of Accounting & Controller
  • John Christ
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Chris Ayres
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Jason Kurtz
    Vice President of Marketing
  • Toni Parks-Payne
    Vice President of Human Resources & Employee Services
  • Usha Turner
    Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Sir John D. K. Grant KCMG (Age 70)
    VP of New Energy Ventures & Chief Geoscientist

CHK Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Chesapeake Energy stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Energy in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" CHK shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CHK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Chesapeake Energy's stock price target for 2024?

13 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Chesapeake Energy's stock. Their CHK share price targets range from $88.00 to $147.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $106.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have CHK shares performed in 2024?

Chesapeake Energy's stock was trading at $76.94 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CHK stock has increased by 19.1% and is now trading at $91.60.
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When is Chesapeake Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2024.
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How were Chesapeake Energy's earnings last quarter?

Chesapeake Energy Co. (NASDAQ:CHK) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.64 by $0.08. The company earned $1.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $674.99 million. Chesapeake Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.87% and a net margin of 16.42%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.87 EPS.

How often does Chesapeake Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chesapeake Energy?

Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.715 per share on Wednesday, June 5th. This represents a $2.86 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 15th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58.
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Is Chesapeake Energy a good dividend stock?

Chesapeake Energy (NASDAQ:CHK) pays an annual dividend of $2.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.51%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 31.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CHK will have a dividend payout ratio of 43.73% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Chesapeake Energy's stock buyback program work?

Chesapeake Energy announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, June 22nd 2022, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 20.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

Who are Chesapeake Energy's major shareholders?

Chesapeake Energy's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Blackstone Inc. (9.67%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.62%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.91%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.99%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (1.98%) and Capital World Investors (0.62%). Insiders that own company stock include Domenic J Dell'osso Jr, Holdings LP Blackstone III, Joshua J Viets and Michael Wichterich.
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How do I buy shares of Chesapeake Energy?

Shares of CHK stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:CHK) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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