What Are Analysts Report About Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.90 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

Shares are trading at $4.15 which is just over $4.12, the stock's 50 day moving average and a great deal lower than the 200 day moving average of $4.98. Equity research analysts have given opinions on where they foresees the stock level. (NASDAQ:SORL) shares ended at $4.18 with 0.4 mln shares exchanging hands. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 5.29% and Monthly Volatility of 4.31%. More interesting news about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: "Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Executive Appointments" published on June 29, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com's news article titled: "Peninsula Energy Services Company, A Subsidiary Of Chesapeake Utilities ..." with publication date: August 08, 2017. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $3.00 target price on Chesapeake Energy Corporation and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 5 Buy, 1 Overweight, 5 Sell, 20 Hold and 1 Underweight. Chesapeake Utilities has $7800 highest and $52.0 lowest target.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) opened at 4.11 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $4.05 and a 200-day moving average price of $4.96.

Market Capitalization can be thought of as the overall price to buy the company. Chesapeake Energy Corporation has a 1-year low of $3.55 and a 1-year high of $8.20.

Analysts await Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) to report earnings on November, 2. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.04. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted ($0.14) earnings per share. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 547,358 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,249,641.38.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CHK to be 55.6%.

Let's take a quick look at how the price of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) is now trading in comparison to some of its simple moving averages. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/09/15/tudor-pickering-lowers-chesapeake-energy-corporation-chk-to-hold.html. About 35.04 million shares traded or 5.96% up from the average. R. Brad Martin, Director bought $92,820 worth of shares at an average price of $4.55 on June 23rd. The number of shares now owned by investors are 965.74 mln. The stock's short float is around of 22.08% and short ratio is 6.07.

Since March 16, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $18,443 activity. SCHIMKAITIS JOHN R also sold $145,988 worth of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) shares. Nomura maintained the shares of SERV in report on Tuesday, August 16 with "Neutral" rating. The Long Pond Capital Lp holds 760,000 shares with $20.67 million value, down from 5.58M last quarter. Company insiders own 1.10% of the company's stock. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation in the second quarter valued at $115,000. IL raised its position in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 10.5% in the 2nd quarter. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 23. Regardless, closing prices are a useful tool that investors use to quantify changes in stock prices over time.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (Chesapeake), launched on November 19, 1996, is a producer of natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. It operates in two divisions: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. The Company provides natural gas distribution and transmission; natural gas supply, gathering, processing and marketing; electric distribution and generation; propane distribution; propane and crude oil wholesale marketing; steam generation, and other energy-related services.

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