Quarterly EPS analysis of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) reported sales (ttm) of 9 Billion, whereas, 7 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 2224.37 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 2343.36 million and lower end at 2140 million while the year ago reported sale was 2388.97 million.

5 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Nov 1, 2017- Nov 6, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 2453.58 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 2766.94 million and 2215 million respectively.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Nov 02 BMO at 0.12, whereas, 25 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.22. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.36 and lower end at 0.14 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.27.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.23 reported by 21 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Dec2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.23 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.36 and 0.08 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.22.

Valuation Ratios of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 22.33 P/E and the sector P/E is 16.19. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 35.36 and low P/E is 11.87, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 131.26 and 31.53 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 6.08 for the industry and 10.03 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, CHK has Beta of 2.14 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.88 and 0.78 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 0.42 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 0. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 4.2, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 6.4 and 9.4 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of the company stands at -7.52 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at -3.06 and -8.62 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and -31.88.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.24% and closed its last trading session at $4.14. The market capitalization of the company is at $3.74 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $8.20 on 12/12/16 and 52-week Low of $3.41 on 10/26/17. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 4.55% and Monthly Volatility of 4.92%. The Beta for the company stands at 2.15 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.2.