Analysts' Recommendations for Chesapeake Energy Stock

For this year, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is performing -45.3%. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 547,358 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,249,641.38.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.6 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.6. As its institutional ownership stands at 67.40%, the ownership flows provide evidence to be a good test of stock returns. OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 12.9% during the 1st quarter.

Investors studying the fundamentals might be conducting in-depth company research before deciding when to purchase a particular stock. Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.15 per share for the quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 8.4% during the 1st quarter.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company.

On October 10, Chesapeake Energy stock received a downgrade from Jefferies.

Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) was a Hold - from a survey of 24 analysts. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating.

The average broker target price of $4.64 for the stock implies a potential return of ~20.8% in the next 12 months.

The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $3.49B. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $8 while the most conventional has $1.5 target price. CHK's latest closing price was -23.80% away from the average price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of -2.36% from the 50 Day Moving Average and -1.93% away compared to its SMA 20.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has a current ERP5 Rank of 7209. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.15. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 7 analysts is 2.07 billion - compared to $2.28 billion posted in the year-ago period. The Return on Assets for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is -0.107511. The company's forward price to earnings ratio for next fiscal year is 5.12.

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.11, compared to 0.09 reported in the same quarter past year. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has a 20-Day average volume of 22.92 Million. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark legislation. The legal version of this story can be accessed at

In related news, Director R Brad Martin bought 25,000 shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.11 per share, with a total value of $102,750.00. The consensus rating is 3.3, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. Breaking down insider in the United States, the Securities and Exchange Commission makes rules concerning insider trading. The SMA 50/200 for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is now 0.78229. It operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression.

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