Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday


(LYV) pulled off a 1.55 percent gain and now trades for $43.78. The high-yield debt issue has a 5.75% coupon and will mature on March 15, 2023. Price changes in a company's bonds in credit markets sometimes predict parallel changes in its share price.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 12 analysts - of 1.8 for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $4.00 price target on Chesapeake Energy Corporation and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Analysts have placed a $71.47 price target on Kellogg Company, suggesting a 14.3% gain from recent close. Vetr raised Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $4.80 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) has an operating margin of -10.00%.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Chesapeake Energy Corporation, where 1 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 19 said it's a HOLD, 5 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. The stock's average target of $7.40 is 87.34% above today's ($3.95) share price.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) appreciated by 1.56% at $3.9, after hitting low of $3.76 in an intra-day trade. The stock closed at $51.65 by scoring -0.94%.

Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) last session's volume of 11.6 million shares was higher than its average volume of 2.84 million shares. The stock volatility for the week was 5.69% while for the month was 4.38%.

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ATR value of the company was 0.17 and Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 49.88. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. Analysts expect Chesapeake Energy Corporation to post earnings of $0.15 per share for the quarter.

During the June quarter earnings, Chesapeake had reiterated its production growth and capital expenditure targets, contrary to its peers, Anadarko Petroleum and ConocoPhillips, who had restricted their capital investment budget for the year in the wake of the uncertainty in commodity markets. If the published price targets set by Chesapeake Energy Corporation analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for CHK is $8.

In other news, Director R Brad Martin bought 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.11 per share, with a total value of $102,750.00. The target implies a 18.97% spike from where the shares are now trading. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Archie W. Dunham purchased 1,000,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 20th. The stock is now moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.93% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.36 percent.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on CHK shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 28,815 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $172,000 after buying an additional 1,880 shares during the period. The California-based Old West Investment Management Llc has invested 2.92% in the stock. TX increased its stake in shares of Chesapeake Energy 20.2% in the second quarter. Exploration and production is engaged in finding and producing oil, natural gas and NGL.