Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Stock Ticks 9.89%

Investors Purchase High Volume of Chesapeake Energy Corporation Put Options (CHK)

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2016 Q4. The dividend will be $0.325 per share for the quarter or $1.30 on an annualized basis. Prudential Financial holds 0.01% or 52,429 shares. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 547,358 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,249,641.38. Svcs Automobile Association holds 0.03% or 290,976 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Ltd owns 13.63 million shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 1.3% while institutional stake was 67.5%. After $0.18 actual earnings per share reported by Chesapeake Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.67 % negative EPS growth. Chesapeake Energy Corporation has a 1-year low of $3.55 and a 1-year high of $8.20. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation by 1.7% in the first quarter. First Personal Finance Svcs has 98 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 3.32%. Boston Prns accumulated 92,827 shares. Bankshares Of America De stated it has 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). The Ohio-based Huntington National Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Sei Investments has invested 0% in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Vetr raised Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $5.23 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, July 24th. Bittner Elaine B. sold $41,510 worth of stock. The insider SCHIMKAITIS JOHN R sold 2,125 shares worth $145,988.

Yesterday Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) traded -2.44% lower at $4.91. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. It was reported on Sep, 15 by Barchart.com. The stock hit its 52-week high on 12/12/16, and 52-week low on 08/29/17. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 64.51% of the company's stock. About 8,900 shares traded. Kingold Jewelry Inc (NASDAQ:KGJI) has risen 14.65% since September 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.22% the S&P500. Equities analysts predict that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation will post $2.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Next year this growth will reach 5% to attain $0.84. Narrowing in, the stock is at a distance of -24.07% from the 50 day high and -0.21% off of the 50 day low.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of KT Corporation (NYSE:KT). Therefore 23% are positive. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Chesapeake Energy Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $8.20. The stock was acquired at an average price of $4.11 per share, with a total value of $102,750.00.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 55.84 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.18, Consequently Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 5.28%, 4.28% respectively. The rating was initiated by Ladenburg Thalmann on Friday, December 9 with "Neutral". Zacks Investment Research downgraded Chesapeake Utilities Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Seaport Global on Friday, December 2. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Wednesday, April 26 by RBC Capital Markets.

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN) has a market capitalization of 3.81 Billion which suggests the company is a huge company further suggesting that the shares of Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Neutral" on Wednesday, March 2. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Tuesday, November 29 by Wells Fargo. Moreover, Raymond James Fincl Advisors Inc has 0.02% invested in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) for 291,125 shares. Ls Inv Llc invested 0.01% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Corporate insiders own 1.10% of the company's stock. The Company operates through two segments: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy. The company has market cap of $3.70 billion. The Company provides natural gas distribution and transmission; natural gas supply, gathering, processing and marketing; electric distribution and generation; propane distribution; propane and crude oil wholesale marketing; steam generation, and other energy-related services.

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