Early Moves to Watch: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

Key Statistics

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) escalated 3.29% and closed its last trading session at $4.71. Its opening price on the last trading day was $4.56. The company’s market cap is $4.39 Billion. The company has 931.32 Million shares outstanding and 902.03 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 4.27 and the short float is around of 16.71%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation has been given an analysts’ mean target of 4.63.

52-week High/Low

The highest price CHK stock touched in the last 12 month was $5.6 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $2.53. Stock’s distance from 52 week High is -15.89% and the distance from 52 week Low is 86.17%.

Share Volume Analysis

A total of 19.97 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 35.31 Million shares. The relative volume of the stock is 0.57.

Stock Performance

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) performance during the last one year upgraded 22.34 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 18.94 percent. The stock jumped 47.19 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a positive momentum of 1.51 percent, whereas its last one month trend is optimistic with 4.2 percent. Its weekly performance showed upward trend of 7.05 percent.

Profit Margins Analysis

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 5.4 percent, operating profit margin was 9.3 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 76.9 percent.

Key Ratios Review

Liquidity ratios help investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.4, current ratio was 0.4, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0, while Payout ratio is 0.

Return on Assets, Investment and Equity

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has a Return on Assets of 4 percent, Return on Investment of 17.6 percent and a Return on Equity of -23 percent.

Simple Moving Average

Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also helps in determining where it may be possibly heading. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 21.69%, the 50-day is -1.38% and the 20-day is 4.47%.

EPS Growth Analysis

The company’s diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 0.51.
EPS Estimate for the next year is 0.77.
EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 0.16.
EPS Growth this year is 113.9 percent.

Earnings and Sales Growth

EPS growth for the next 5 years is 14.04 percent.
Annual EPS growth Past 5 years is 21.2 percent.
Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was -5.1 percent.
Quarterly Revenue Growth on year-over-year basis stands at -1.1 percent.
Quarterly Earnings Growth on year-over-year basis stands at -109.3 percent.

Investment Valuation Ratios

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 9.29 and Forward P/E ratio is 6.09. The company P/S (price to Sales) ratio is 0.48, P/B (price to Book) ratio is 0, while its P/C (price to Cash) ratio stands at 1462.17.

Volatility Analysis

If we look at the Volatility of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Week Volatility is 3.28%, whereas Month Volatility is at 4.70%.

Technical Indicators

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)’s RSI (Relative strength index) is at 55.27, its ATR (Average True Range) value is 0.21, while its Beta factor was calculated at 1.93.

Earnings Release Date

The company is estimated to report earnings on Aug 01 BMO.

Analysts Recommendation

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has an Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 3.3.

Insider Ownership and Transactions

Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s insider ownership stands at 1.6 percent, while its insider transaction is 0 percent.

Institutional Ownership and Transactions

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s institutional ownership is 59.1%, while its institutional transactions stand at 0.1%.