Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Ecopetrol SA (EC)

Corporation's 50 acre campus is seen in Oklahoma City Oklahoma

CHK was included in 84 notes of analysts from July 21, 2015.

There are many factors that may influence stock price action. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Sell" on Friday, February 12. Overall, the share price is down -43.59% year to date. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, April 12 by Tudor Pickering. The rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Tuesday, February 9 to "Buy". As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Friday, June 2. Often times a company will post better than expected numbers but the stock will drop in price.

Chesapeake's shares traded down about 5% Thursday morning to $3.72. (NYSE:CHK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. We have $3.42 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:CHK worth $270.40M less. Edge Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0% or 2,000 shares. Shares for $374,775 were bought by RYAN THOMAS L on Wednesday, May 31.

In other news, Director Archie W. Dunham acquired 1,000,000 shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 20th.

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.40 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 22% are positive.

Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) 52-week high price stands at $8.20 and low price stands at $3.41, its price distance from 52-week high is -51.71% while its distance from 52-week low price is 16.13%.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.18 for the June 2017 versus -$0.14 in the same quarter previous year, representing -229% growth. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 29 by ValuEngine.

According to analysts Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.05 and can go high up to $0.18. That's a potential 17.17 gain from where (NYSE:CHK) has been trading recently. You can do this by looking for the average analyst rating on the company's stock. Chesapeake Energy Corporation presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $5.84. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Monday, October 9 by Jefferies.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation's revenue from oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids in the third quarter was $979 million. It now has negative earnings. The exploration and production segment is responsible for finding and producing oil, natural gas and NGL.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q2. FMR LLC raised its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 0.3% during the 1st quarter.

For the current quarter, 25 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.11/share. Sold All: 54 Reduced: 111 Increased: 136 New Position: 60. 577.13 million shares or 0.27% less from 578.67 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (NYSE:CHK) earnings report wasn't all bad news Thursday, but the good wasn't enough to keep CHK stock from sinking. Hexavest stated it has 3,817 shares. Plante Moran Financial Advisors Limited Company reported 447 shares. Wealthfront Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) for 140,837 shares. Huntington Bancshares owns 4,662 shares. The company moved in the past week with shift of 11.55%. (ULTA) has a market cap of $12.68 billion and over the last 12 months, Ulta Beauty, Inc. Corporate insiders own 1.10% of the company's stock. It has a 22.98 P/E ratio. The firm has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of -13.20%.

Since May 26, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $480,035 activity. Its down 1.31, from 1.31 in 2017Q1. Northern Tru Corp invested in 0.01% or 8.22M shares. 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. Citadel Advsrs Lc reported 69,750 shares. Icon Advisers holds 0.45% or 1.30 million shares. Glenmede Trust Na invested in 203 shares.

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