Trading Update: Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) Stock Endures 1.91% Monthly Volatility

The stock of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) has gone down by -1.84% for the week, with a -1.23% drop in the past month and a 2.76% rise in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.80%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 1.91% for CHK.. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -3.08% for CHK’s stock, with a 4.04% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CHK) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CHK) is above average at 11.74x. The 36-month beta value for CHK is also noteworthy at 0.49. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 3 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 19 rating it as “hold,” and 5 rating it as “sell.”

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The public float for CHK is 108.95M, and at present, short sellers hold a 16.20% of that float. The average trading volume of CHK on June 13, 2024 was 1.70M shares.

CHK) stock’s latest price update

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CHK) has experienced a decline in its stock price by -1.74 compared to its previous closing price of 88.71. However, the company has seen a fall of -1.84% in its stock price over the last five trading days. reported 2024-06-11 that OKLAHOMA CITY, June 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:CHK) today published its 2023 Sustainability Report, marking the company’s 12th year reporting on its environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and the company’s resilience in a lower carbon future. This reporting reflects the company’s commitment to transparency, enhanced disclosures and measurable progress.

Analysts’ Opinion of CHK

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CHK stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for CHK by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for CHK in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $102 based on the research report published on April 10, 2024 of the current year 2024.

Mizuho gave a rating of “Buy” to CHK, setting the target price at $104 in the report published on January 12th of the current year.

CHK Trading at -2.28% 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 -6.71% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.91%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.80%, as shares sank -4.01% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.02% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, CHK fell by -1.84%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +2.40% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $89.77. In addition, Chesapeake Energy Corp. saw 13.47% 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:

  • 0.23 for the present operating margin
  • 0.52 for the gross margin

The net margin for Chesapeake Energy Corp. stands at 0.18. The total capital return value is set at 0.1. Equity return is now at value 10.07, with 7.38 for asset returns.

Based on Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK), the company’s capital structure generated 0.16 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.98. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.2. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 29.43.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 3.98 billion with net debt to EBITDA at 0.38. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.12. The receivables turnover for the company is 18.51for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.41. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.33.


In summary, Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) has had a mixed performance as of late. Analysts have bearish opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “sell” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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