Chesapeake Energy Corporation had a negative net margin of 9.52% and a negative return on equity of 16.10%. 34 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK). Benjamin F Edwards & Com owns 500 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Bahl Gaynor Incorporated holds 0% or 3,058 shares. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.01% or 235,121 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Ltd Co holds 0.01% or 91,724 shares. The target implies a -6.99% decrease from where the shares are now trading. Invesco Limited accumulated 0% or 68,016 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Llc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Oxford Asset has invested 0.19% in Stoneridge, Inc. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 26,257 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 18,239 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 0.01% or 269,023 shares in its portfolio. Insiders own 5.36% of the company's stock.
Moore Capital Management Lp increased Westlake Chemical Corp (NYSE:WLK) stake by 15,694 shares to 41,659 valued at $2.33M in 2016Q4. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Private Advisor Group owns 0.01% invested in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) for 38,839 shares.
Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -39.02. This dividend's record date is Sep 15, 2017 and the announcement date is Aug 3, 2017. The stock decreased 1.57% or $1.25 on September 12, reaching $78.45. Regions Fincl holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 13,393 shares. It has outperformed by 8.74% the S&P500. The Piotroski F-Score of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) is 4. The company has market cap of $3.39 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy. The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued. The Company provides natural gas distribution and transmission; natural gas supply, gathering, processing and marketing; electric distribution and generation; propane distribution; propane and crude oil wholesale marketing; steam generation, and other energy-related services. SELL rating has been given by 0 analyst (s) and 2 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. Therefore 94% are positive. Chesapeake Utilities had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Mkts also reiterated the stock on 01/05/2017. Insider activity is often a strong indicator of future performance in a stock, and if the data on CHK is anything to go by, investors should pay attention. However, CHK's recent drop in short interest could mean that at least some investors no longer see an ongoing downside in CHK stock. Rosenblatt maintained it with "Buy" rating and $28 target in Wednesday, November 4 report.
As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 21 by Jefferies. As per Friday, June 24, the company rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons. Robert W. Baird downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, March 2 report. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 5 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:CHK) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. The rating was initiated by Mizuho with "Neutral" on Tuesday, December 20.
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