October 20, 2017

What Are Analysts Suggestions On Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

12 October 2017, 05:21 | Hattie Nash

Jefferies Begins Coverage on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) With A Rating Of “Underperform”

Crude Oil Prices Impacted Chesapeake Energy Stock

Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) stock moved with shift of -1.35% in the past week.

Valuations and Returns for, Inc. It closed at $17.41 lastly. Heska Corp (HSKA) has risen 162.64% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending.

In recent trading day Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) stock showed the move of -0.24% with the closing price of $4.19. The company have shares float of 899.93 million. Its down 1.01% from 198.70 million shares previously.

Traders are feeling more bearish on Chesapeake Energy Corporation as shown by the motion in short interest. About 21,021 shares traded. It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500.

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Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $2.26 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 8 analysts. Therefore 22% are positive.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation's insider ownership stands at 1 percent, while its insider transaction is 1.58 percent. The stock of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) earned "Underperform" rating by Jefferies on Monday, October 9. Finally, CHK's beta of 2.21 indicates that the stock has an above average level of market risk. The firm has "Sell" rating by UBS given on Friday, May 6. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

CHK has been the topic of a number of other research reports. The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.90. On October 9 the company was downgraded from "Underperform" to "Underperform" with a current price target of $2.00 in an announcement from Jefferies.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids in the United States.

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The company is down by 4.89%% since yesterday's close of 4.19. The Company operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. It now has negative earnings.

In this part, we'll look at the top gainers from the oil and gas production or upstream sector in the USA this week (starting October 9).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q2. CHK has a current ratio of 0.60 compared to 1.90 for SWN. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. Comparatively, SWN's free cash flow per share was -0.03. Chesapeake Energy Corporation insiders have bought a net of 35,406 shares during the past three months, which implies that the company's top executives have been feeling bullish about the stock's outlook. Gam Holding Ag has 2,131 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 129,298 shares. The more active the share, higher would be its volume. Chesapeake Energy Corporation has been given an analysts' mean target of 4.77. Numeric Investors Lc holds 315,100 shares.

Support is likely to come between $3.8 a share to $3.7 a share level.

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) opened at 3.95 on Thursday. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) rating on Wednesday, September 13. Globeflex Capital L P, a California-based fund reported 26,101 shares. Its up 0.21, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. Federated Investors Pa stated it has 23,680 shares. If TrovaGene, Inc. (NASDAQ:TROV) shares can stay above the price resistance around $0.88 a share, that could help propel TrovaGene, Inc. 726,313 were accumulated by Great West Life Assurance Can. Pictet Asset Mngmt Limited invested in 0.1% or 1.78M shares. Timpani Capital Management Llc owns 42,410 shares or 1.61% of their U.S. portfolio. Cap Advisers Limited Liability Corp has 15,578 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Summit Creek Advisors Llc has 1.41% invested in the company for 67,062 shares. Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) was reduced too. Chesapeake Energy Corporation presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $6.01. If the stock is up it will have a positively weighted alpha. The quarterly performance for the stock is -16.27%, while the half-yearly performance is -36.73%. As per Tuesday, December 20, the company rating was initiated by Mizuho.

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