Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) went down by -1.87% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $430.00 and move down -2178.75%, while CHK stocks collected -73.01% of loss with the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported 2 hours ago that Chesapeake Misses Interest Payment, Starts Bankruptcy Countdown
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Worth an Investment?
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) The 36 Months beta value for CHK stocks is at 1.68, while of the analysts out of 0 who provided ratings for Chesapeake Energy Corporation stocks as a “buy” while as overweight, rated it as hold and as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $9.45 which is -$13.93 below current price. CHK currently has a short float of and public float of 9.73M with average trading volume of 2.64M shares.
CHK Market Performance
CHK stocks went down by -73.01% for the week, with the monthly jump of 116.65% and a quarterly performance of -53.22%, while its annual performance rate touched -94.67%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.16% for CHK stocks with the simple moving average of -85.88% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CHK stocks, with Ladenburg Thalmann repeating the rating for CHK shares by setting it to “Sell”. The predicted price for CHK socks in the upcoming period according to Ladenburg Thalmann is $10 based on the research report published on April 16, 2020.
Scotiabank, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CHK stock at the price of $10. The rating they have provided for CHK stocks is “Sector Underperform” according to the report published on April 7, 2020.
SunTrust gave “ Sell” rating to CHK stocks, setting the target price at $10 in the report published on March 9, 2020.
CHK Stocks -7.45% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CHK to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Chesapeake Energy Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -95.61% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 28.62%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 45.60%, while the shares surge at the distance of +74.88% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -43.87% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CHK went down by -73.01%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -93.58% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $18.18. In addition, Chesapeake Energy Corporation saw -88.57% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
CHK Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), starting from RYAN THOMAS L, who bought 200,000 shares at the price of $0.75 back on Dec 06. After this action, Rushing now owns 928,531 shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, valued at $150,000 with the latest closing price.
BUERGLER WILLIAM M, the SVP & Chief Accounting Officer of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, bought 70,681 shares at the value of $0.71 during a trade that took place back on Nov 14, which means that BUERGLER WILLIAM M is holding 70,681 shares at the value of $50,056 based on the most recent closing price.
CHK Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +0.44 for the present operating margin and +4.33 for gross margin. The net margin for Chesapeake Energy Corporation stands at -3.60. Total capital return value is set at 0.34, while invested capital returns managed to touch -2.91.
Based on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), the company’s capital structure generated 217.71 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 68.53. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 58.67 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 0.06 and long-term debt to capital is 332.89.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.45 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.77. The receivables turnover for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 7.64 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.61. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.52.