Published: Thu, September 14, 2017
Business | By Max Garcia

Just the Facts on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Just the Facts on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

About 7.53 million shares traded.

Citigroup "Maintained" Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) in a research note issued to investors on 7/21/17 to Neutral with price target of $5.

The stock is now showing YTD performance of -46.72 Percent.

Typically bull markets are times when investors may be willing to be a bit more speculative with stock selection.

Among 17 analysts covering Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive.

08/08/2016 - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott. On Wednesday, March 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Neutral". The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. In January 2017, the ratio was ~12%, while at the end of 2Q17 (on June 30, 2017), its short interest ratio was 22.6%. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Zendesk Inc (NYSE:ZEN) on Friday, July 21 with "Hold" rating.

If the ratio is greater than 1, then that means there has been an increase in price over the month. Its up 0.02, from 1.17 in 2016Q3. Chesapeake Energy Corporation now has $3.58B valuation. 75 funds opened positions while 177 raised stakes. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS has an ownership of 56,669 stocks of the oil and gas exploration firms shares valued at $282,000 following purchasing an extra 164 shares through out the previous quarter, Exencial Wealth Advisors upgraded its holdings in stocks of Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 0.7% through out the 2nd period. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.325 per share by the utilities provider on Thursday, October 5th.

P2 Capital Partners Llc holds 12.13% of its portfolio in Ebix Inc for 1.62 million shares. Fifth Third National Bank & Trust stated it has 0% in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK).

For passive investors (long-term) earning per shares and its growth is most valuable indicator for investment, as CHK has EPS growth of 71.30% for this year. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.2% while institutional stake was 86.3%. 21,362 are held by Alliancebernstein Lp. About shares traded. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) has risen 25.44% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Oxford Asset has invested 0.19% in Stoneridge, Inc. Texas Permanent School Fund, Texas-based fund reported 223,297 shares. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has been trading in a bearish manner, based on the relative positions of the stock's 20 and 200 day moving averages. Allianz Asset Mgmt Ag holds 0.05% or 8.52M shares. Benjamin F Edwards & Com owns 500 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio.

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids in the United States. For CHK, the company now has $13 Million of cash on the books, which is offset by $3 Million current liabilities. The Company operates through two segments: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy. Checking in on some other ratios, the company has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 30.782052. If the published price targets set by Chesapeake Energy Corporation analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for CHK is $8. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) traded at an unexpectedly low on Tuesday, posting a 3.03% after which it closed the day' session at $3.74. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $33.0 target in Sunday, September 10 report. The firm has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, June 26. Investors often look to pounce on any opportunity in the stock market. Gsa Capital Partners Llp sold 48,749 shares as Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK)'s stock declined 5.25%.

A number of other analysts have also issued reports on CHK. It increased, as 66 investors sold Chesapeake Energy Corporation shares while 91 reduced holdings. Traders can make of these figures one thing: sentiment in terms of actual shares traded is cooling down.

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