BLACKROCK INC. also announced decreased position in Zynga Inc. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.09 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Chesapeake Energy will post 0.76 EPS for the current fiscal year. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0.03% invested in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) for 2.07M shares. Based on Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's current price of $80.20, the dividend is 0.41 %. Through this figure traders can analyze that CHK show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Chesapeake Utilities by 61.7% in the 2nd quarter.
Arete Wealth Advisors Llc holds 1.02% of its portfolio in Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund, Inc. for 263,657 shares. Finally, Eqis Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation during the first quarter worth $208,000.
Several other institutional investors have also sold shares of the company.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on December 11, 2017 saw a modest increase, closing the day at $3.68, or a increase of $0.15 or (4.08%).Volume levels waned and CHK actually managed a declined which translated to 24.51 million shares changing hands on the day. However, the stock is trading at -53.54% versus recent highs ($7.65).
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Chesapeake Utilities Co". Wfg Advsrs L P has invested 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). The stock had a trading volume of 59,524 shares, compared to its average volume of 47,815.
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Zacks employs a staff of 78 analysts who provide constant coverage for 960 Canadian and US-traded stocks and NYSE traded ADRs. The firm's price to book was 1.11, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock.
Whereas its latest closing price kept its distance from the SMA20 at -0.49% and 1.53% from SMA 50 while it was knocked up 12.59% from the simple moving average price of 200 days. CNX's financial leverage ratio is 1.74, which indicates that the company's asset base is primarily funded by equity capital. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has risen 49.74% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Its up 0.02, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. Chesapeake Energy had a negative return on equity of 19.93% and a net margin of 2.77%.
EPS Growth this year is 71.3 percent. The firm's revenue was down 16.8% compared to the same quarter a year ago. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to jump 18.39% yoy to $2.06.
A number of analysts have weighed in on the company.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) formed double bottom with $3.58 target or 6.00% below today's $3.81 share price. Wells Fargo Company Mn stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). BMO Capital Markets set a $4.00 target price on shares of Chesapeake Energy and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Analysts had predicted $0.11. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $78.0 target. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -2.81% with 0.17 average true range (ATR). In other Chesapeake Utilities Corporation news, Director Eugene H. Bayard purchased 835 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 3rd. Overall, the share price is down -45.73% so far this year. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. It dived, as 6 investors sold Chesapeake Utilities Corporation shares while 48 reduced holdings. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.00, for a total value of $41,510.00. Winslow Evans Crocker owns 600 shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
In the last three months, insiders executed a total of 3 trades. Corporate insiders own 5.36% of the company's stock.