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20 March, 2017, 16:42 | Author: Leticia Walters

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) lost -2.94% to reach $5.29 in the previous trading session. The stock traded at a volume of 29.19 million shares. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.24 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 41.98. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Chesapeake Energy by 8.1% in the second quarter. They now have a Dollars 7 price target on the stock. The stock is now trading -24.27% below its SMA 50 and -24.27% below its SMA 200. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $1,575,840.00 on company shares. Its foretold price is $6.968.

Chesapeake Energy's shares declined 0.75 percent to close at $5.32 a share on Friday. The company's a year ago sales total was 1.95 Billion. The High end of the forecast is $0.31/share, while the Low end is $0.08/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0 Percent. Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) are trading -35.49% downward from the 52-week high mark and 49.86% above from the fifty two-week low mark. On February 23rd, the company stated loss of $741 million or $0.84 a share for the fourth quarter of 2016, as contrast to loss of $2.23 billion or $3.36 a share for the same quarter prior year which also included impairment charges of $2.8 billion. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income. The firm earned $2.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.09 billion. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.08 and can go high up to $0.31. You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $-1.03 Billion over the past twelve months. Overweight rating was issued by 1 and Underweight rating was suggested by 0 Investors should trade with caution and watch out for further signals. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average -4.00% and negatively from its 50 days moving average -14.90%. The current share price indicate that stock is -51.46% away from its one year high and is moving 19.49% ahead of its 52-week low. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $8.2 on Dec 12, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $3.53 on April 5, 2016. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price objective on Chesapeake Energy from $9.00 to $8.00 and set a hold rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, March 7th.

CHK has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. They now have a United States dollars 11 price target on the stock.

Among analysts who offered their Analysis on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)-2 analysts issued Strong buy for the stock, 4 analysts have given a Buy rating, 23 think it's a HOLD, 4 reported it as Underperform, while 1 analyst issued a Sell rating. The research firm Upgrade the stock to Neutral.

12/19/2016 - Mizuho began new coverage on Chesapeake Energy Corporation giving the company a "neutral" rating. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -16.3 percent and 10.44 percent respectively.

01/05/2016 - Clean Energy Fuels Corp. had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Raymond James. Trend analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 2.06 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.52 Billion.

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