Analyst Scores Summary: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

Analyst Scores Summary: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

$6.66's average target is 72.54% above currents $3.86 stock price. BMO Capital Markets' target price would suggest a potential downside of 24.05% from the company's current price.

CHK has been the topic of a number of other research reports.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. Scotiabank reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $5.00 target price on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a report on Friday, June 30th.

The highest price CHK stock touched in the last 12 month was $8.2 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $3.55. It improved, as 54 investors sold Chesapeake Energy Corporation shares while 111 reduced holdings. Jefferies Group has a "Underperform" rating and a $2.00 price objective on the stock. The Nwi Management Lp holds 3.72 million shares with $66.52M value, up from 2.20M last quarter.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation's average Book Value per Share Growth Rate was 0 percent during the past 12 months. LGCY crossed above its 50-day moving average in mid-September and is now trading ~10% below its 200-day moving average. The company holds 902.00 million outstanding shares and 899.93 million shares are floating in market.

Keeping an eyeball on Moving Averages, the 50-day is 4.002; the 200-day is at 4.828, for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK). The company reported the earnings of $0.18/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.15/share. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $9.44 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $9.35 Billion and high estimates of $9.63 Billion according to the prediction of 7 analysts. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 49.3%. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, up 66.67% or $0.06 from last year's $0.09 per share. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.14) earnings per share.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)'s RSI (Relative strength index) is at 40.74, its ATR (Average True Range) value is 0.17, while its Beta factor was calculated at 2.21. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. Separately, Director MARTIN R BRAD Buy 20400 shares of the company at a price of $4.55 on 2017-06-23.

Over the past week, the company showed volatility of 2.27%. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

According to Overstock.com, Inc.'s Insider ownership is at 5.30%.

Investors as well as the sell-side will be paying close attention to how the actual numbers compare with the estimates. The Switzerland-based Swiss Bank & Trust has invested 0.01% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). UBS Oconnor LLC acquired a new position in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in the second quarter worth $122,000. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 42.6% in the 2nd quarter. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 547,358 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,249,641.38. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform". Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -11.23% and performed -32.74% over the last six months. Finally, Public Employees Retirement System of OH increased its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 45.9% in the 2nd quarter. The stock was bought at an average cost of $4.11 per share, with a total value of $102,750.00.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. It has a diverse resource base of onshore the United States unconventional natural gas and liquids assets. The Company operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. Exploration and production is engaged in finding and producing oil, natural gas and NGL. The marketing, gathering and compression segment is responsible for marketing, gathering and compression of oil, natural gas and NGL.

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