Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Posted March 01, 2017

Chesapeake Energy Corporation Gross Margin percentage stands at 66.5% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is -54 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is -62 Percent. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $8.03. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Chesapeake Energy's FY2019 earnings at $1.15 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $1.34 EPS.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on CHK shares. Analysts expect Chesapeake Utilities Corporation to post earnings of $0.72 per share and revenue of $116.70 million for the quarter.

12/29/2014 - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Brean Capital. Further, revenues were up 35.7% from $104.6 million in the prior-year quarter. FBR & Co restated an underperform rating and set a $5.00 target price on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, December 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-one have given a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The 52-week high of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is $8.2 and the 52-week low is $2.35. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. increased its position in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 3.5% in the second quarter. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark law. The correct version of this story can be read at [[permalink]].

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) plummeted -1.57 percent and ended the day at $5.66. Following the transaction, the Director is left with a stake of 4,127,951 shares, now valued at $23199085. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -16.76% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -16.76 percent. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 2.07 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.52 Billion. The total market capitalization remained at $4.91 billion.

November 03, 2016: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) reported Q3 earnings of $0.29, missing consensus estimates of $0.4. The company earned $2.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.09 billion. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.08 to $0.42. During the same period a year ago, the firm posted ($0.16) EPS. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) shares were trading -30.98% below from the 52-week high price mark of $8.20 and +140.85% above from the 52-week price bottom of $2.35.

The biggest institutional shareholders in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation include T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. which owns 1 million shares in the company valued at $82.04 million. CIBC World Markets Inc. boosted its stake in Chesapeake Energy by 0.4% in the third quarter.

In terms of earnings per share, 2 analysts have a 1.52 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Mar-17, for the quarter ending Jun-17, 2 analysts have a 0.64 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Jun-17 there are 6 estimates of 3.18 EPS. Keybank National Association OH boosted its stake in Chesapeake Energy by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 23.6% in the second quarter. The company reported its last quarter on Dec 16. Finally, Putnam Investments LLC boosted its stake in Chesapeake Energy by 6.9% in the fourth quarter. The stock is performing -19.94% year to date. It operates through two segments: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy.