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Earnings On Deck For Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 301,148 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $1,295,000 after acquiring an additional 60,349 shares during the period. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has a 20-Day average volume of 26.3 Million.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Chesapeake Energy Corp.by 13.7% in the second quarter.

Looking further, the MF Rank (aka the Magic Formula) is a formula that pinpoints a valuable company trading at a good price. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company. Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC grew its position in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 254.5% in the first quarter. The stock increased 972615.38% or $0.52 on November 8, reaching $0.521. As higher figure of institutional mostly indicates intentions of capital gain, which is suitable for passive investors as well stocks with a large amount of institutional ownership are often looked upon favorably.

Several research firms have issued reports on CPK. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. Mizuho reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $5.00 target price on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a research report on Friday, September 29th. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 5.17% and Monthly Volatility of 4.95%. Tudor Pickering lowered shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and upped their target price for the stock from $3.76 to $4.00 in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Mizuho restated a "hold" rating and set a $5.00 price target on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a report on Friday, September 29th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 5.17% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 4.95%. Ontario - Canada-based Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has invested 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). If you happen to be reading this article on another website, it was stolen and illegally republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright law. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/08/chesapeake-energy-corporation-chk-expected-to-earn-q1-2018-earnings-of-0-28-per-share.html.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) closed its last session at $4.18. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 2317 million and lower end at 2082 million while the year ago reported sale was 2773.1 million. They issued an "underperform" rating and a $5.00 price objective for the company. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.12.

Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK). The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.02. Chesapeake Energy Corporation had a net margin of 2.77% and a negative return on equity of 19.93%.

Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.07 Billion according to 7 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $2.12 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.95 Billion.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.18 and $0.05 respectively. Currently, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has an average volume of 29.14 Million. The stock declined 0.96% or $0.04 reaching $4.14 per share. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 547,358 shares in the company, valued at $2,249,641.38. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Chesapeake Energy Corp.is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploration, acquisition and production of onshore natural gas and oil reserves. The Company operates through two segments: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy.



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