Featured Stock to Focus: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)


Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) currently has a “Buy” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Buy” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Buy” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Buy” Signal.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) lost -1.04 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $4.76. The stock traded with the average Volume of 39.24 Million at the end of last session.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.34/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.27/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.07/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 25.9 Percent.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 0 analysts rated Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 1 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 7.36% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 31.53% and 29.92% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 8.3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -43.2%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 17.6%.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 5.62% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 6.77% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Chesapeake Energy Corporation currently has a Weekly performance of 8.92%, monthly performance percentage is 32.22 percent, Quarterly performance is 57.1 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 24.28% and Yearly Performance is -9.85 percent.

Company Profile:

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the second-largest producer of natural gas, a Top 15 producer of oil and natural gas liquids and the most active driller of new wells in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company’s operations are focused on discovering and developing unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the U.S. Chesapeake owns leading positions in the Marcellus, Haynesville, Bossier, and Barnett natural gas shale plays and in the Eagle Ford, Utica, Mississippi Lime, Granite Wash, Cleveland, Tonkawa, Niobrara, Bone Spring, Avalon, Wolfcamp and Wolfberry unconventional liquids plays. The company has also vertically integrated its operations and owns substantial marketing, midstream and oilfield services businesses directly and indirectly through its subsidiaries Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc., Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P. and Chesapeake Oilfield Services, L.L.C. and its affiliate Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.P.