Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:CHK) went up by 4.23% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $56.99. The company’s stock price has collected 4.17% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 16 hours ago that Chesapeake Energy Corporation Provides 2021 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call Information
Is It Worth Investing in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ :CHK) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 8 who provided ratings for Chesapeake Energy Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $68.57, which is $9.71 above the current price. CHK currently public float of 91.64M and currently shorts hold a 10.26% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CHK was 1.50M shares.
CHK’s Market Performance
CHK stocks went up by 4.17% for the week, with a monthly drop of -3.85% and a quarterly performance of 14.53%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.36% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.81% for Chesapeake Energy Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.75% for CHK stocks with a simple moving average of 9.39% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CHK
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CHK stocks, with CapitalOne repeating the rating for CHK by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for CHK in the upcoming period, according to CapitalOne is $57 based on the research report published on June 30th of the current year 2021.
RBC Capital Mkts gave a rating of “Outperform” to CHK, setting the target price at $58 in the report published on April 06th of the current year.
CHK Trading at 0.58% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -7.07% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.81%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.36%, as shares sank -1.21% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +6.84% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CHK rose by +4.17%, in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $52.53. In addition, Chesapeake Energy Corporation saw 17.72% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for CHK
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -13.77 for the present operating margin
- -7.43 for the gross margin
The net margin for Chesapeake Energy Corporation stands at -208.44. The total capital return value is set at -12.22, while invested capital returns managed to touch -239.72. Equity return is now at value -109.40, with 63.00 for asset returns.
The receivables turnover for the company is 5.38 and the total asset turnover is 0.41. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.36.