Active Volume Stock Update: Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Engaged In The Exploration And Production Of Natural Gas And Crude Oil Properties Throughout The United States. Belonging to the Oils-Energy sector which surged 2.45% and closed its last trading session at $6.27.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 11/2/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $6.2.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3.4. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 3.42 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3.53 and 3.84 respectively.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $-0.14 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.11. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.03. This shows a surprise factor of -27.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Chesapeake Energy Corporation Earnings, with 29 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.03. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.06 and $-0.13 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.05.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Chesapeake Energy Corporation as $2.25 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 6 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 2.71 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 2.02 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 2.89 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 40%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 150%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -15.6% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -43.73%.

The Company got Initiated by FBR & Co. on 13-Sep-16 to Underperform.

Insider Trades for Chesapeake Energy Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 19 Sep 2016 where Dunham (Archie W), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 1000000 shares were traded at a price of $6.67.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 2 transaction in which 22000 shares were traded.

25 analysts projected Price Targets for Chesapeake Energy Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $11. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $0 and the Mean Price Target is $6.2.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has the market capitalization of $4.75 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $9.55 on Oct 9, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $1.5 on Feb 8, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -57.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 860.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -145.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 39.33 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.85 and ATR value of 0.43. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 7.01% and 6.23%.

Company profile:

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. Chesapeake owns interests in producing oil and gas wells concentrated in three primary operating areas: the Mid-Continent region of Oklahoma, western Arkansas, southwestern Kansas and the Texas Panhandle; the Gulf Coast region consisting primarily of the Austin Chalk Trend in Texas and Louisiana and the Tuscaloosa Trend in Louisiana; and the Helmet area of northeastern British Columbia.