what are Analysts report about: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) will report its next earnings on Feb 22 – Feb 27 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.09/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.03/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.12/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 400%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Chesapeake Energy Corporation and for the current quarter 25 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.09/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.04/share and a High Estimate of $0.44/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 7 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Chesapeake Energy Corporation as 2.07 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 2 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.16 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.65 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CHK to be 156.2%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 290%. For the next 5 years, Chesapeake Energy Corporation is expecting Growth of 5% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -15.6% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Chesapeake Energy Corporation, where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 4 analysts have given a Buy signal, 21 said it’s a HOLD, 3 reported it as Underperform and 2 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 26 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Chesapeake Energy Corporation might touch $11 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $7.46 and $2.5 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Chesapeake Energy Corporation got Upgrade on 10-Nov-16 where investment firm Jefferies Upgrade the stock from Underperform to Hold.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation closed its last trading session at $6.34 with the gain of 0.47%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 5.65 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $8.15 and 52-week low of $1.5. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 9.68% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 2.79% and 22.58% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Sep 12, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 8, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.98 and Average Volume (3 months) is 51.95 million. Chesapeake Energy Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 7.79.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -42.1%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 248.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -145.7%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Chesapeake Energy Corporation currently shows a Weekly Performance of 0.16%, where Monthly Performance is 10.02%, Quarterly performance is -2.15%, 6 Months performance is 45.77% and yearly performance percentage is 20.87%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 41.56%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.87% and Monthly Volatility of 5.96%.