Chesapeake Energy Corporation Recommendation Trimmed To Keep at Tudor Pickering


The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. However, CHK's recent drop in short interest could mean that at least some investors no longer see an ongoing downside in CHK stock. However, if the VWR shares go below $32.99 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company. Considering that the stock daily volume of 22.94 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size. The Beta factor for the stock is listed at 1.16. Massachusetts-based Contravisory Invest Management has invested 0.02% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 9. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 233.0% in the first quarter. Cigna Investments Inc. New now owns 30,765 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $153,000 after acquiring an additional 281 shares during the last quarter. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "hold" recommendation and given a $3.00 price objective on the stock of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a study note on early Tue, Jun 27th.

There has been some buying insider activity on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) recently. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have given a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.90 for CHK and 3.00 for DNR, which implies that analysts are more bullish on the outlook for DNR.

In other news, Director R Brad Martin bought 25,000 shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 11th. As of quarter end Boston Private Wealth LLC had acquired a total of 21,870 shares growing its position 6.0%. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 547,358 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,249,641.38. Price T Rowe Assoc Md reported 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright laws. The original version of this report can be accessed at

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Consequently Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.39%, 4.04% respectively. Average estimation for the current quarter has been provided by 24 analysts. Checking some other stock price data, we can see that the recent distance from the 50 day high was noted at -26.44% and the separation from the 50 day low is presently 7.75%. Chesapeake Energy Corporation now has $3.47B valuation. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $2.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.07 billion.

Analysts expect SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) to report $ -0.31 EPS and has got OUTPERFORM rating from 2 of Thomson Reuters analysts and 1 analyst (s) given UNDERPERFORM rating.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. The Company's divisions include the Bruker BioSpin Group; the Bruker Chemicals, Applied Markets, Life Science, In-Vitro Diagnostics, Detection Group; the Bruker Nano Group, and the Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies (BEST) Segment. Company's return on equity, which is really just the product of the company's profit margin, asset turnover, and financial leverage ratios, is 49.30%, which is better than the Independent Oil & Gas industry average ROE. The marketing, gathering and compression segment is responsible for marketing, gathering and compression of oil, natural gas and NGL.