Analyst Activity – Barclays PLC Reiterates Sell on Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)

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Analyst Ratings For Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)

Today, Barclays PLC reiterated its Sell rating on Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) with a price target of $4.00.

There are 2 sell ratings, 19 hold ratings, 6 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) is Hold (Score: 2.15) with a consensus target price of $7.39 per share, a potential 32.92% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 4/20/2017-Barclays PLC Reiterated Rating of Sell.
  • 3/29/2017-Wunderlich Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 3/23/2017-Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage with a Buy rating.
  • 3/22/2017-Jefferies Group LLC Reiterated Rating of Hold .

Dividend information for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)

Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) pays an annual dividend of $0.00 with a yield of 0.00% and an average dividend growth of 0.00% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)

  • On 3/5/2015 Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.09 2.31% with an ex dividend date of 4/13/2015 which will be payable on 4/30/2015.
  • On 12/15/2014 Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.09 2.03% with an ex dividend date of 1/13/2015 which will be payable on 1/31/2015.
  • On 9/22/2014 Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.09 1.44% with an ex dividend date of 10/10/2014 which will be payable on 10/31/2014.
  • On 6/16/2014 Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.09 with an ex dividend date of 7/14/2014 which will be payable on 7/31/2014.
  • On 3/11/2014 Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.09 1.39% with an ex dividend date of 4/10/2014 which will be payable on 4/30/2014.
  • On 12/16/2013 Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.09 1.33% with an ex dividend date of 1/13/2014 which will be payable on 1/31/2014.
  • On 9/23/2013 Chesapeake Energy announced a quarterly dividend of $0.09 1.33% with an ex dividend date of 10/10/2013 which will be payable on 10/31/2013.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) has insider ownership of 1.10% and institutional ownership of 66.74%.

  • On 3/8/2017 Archie W Dunham, Director, bought 500,000 with an average share price of $5.24 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,620,000.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 9/20/2016 Archie W Dunham, Director, bought 1,000,000 with an average share price of $6.67 per share and the total transaction amounting to $6,670,000.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/22/2016 Archie W Dunham, Director, bought 350,000 with an average share price of $6.07 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,124,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/17/2016 Thomas L Ryan, Director, bought 50,000 with an average share price of $5.59 per share and the total transaction amounting to $279,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/19/2015 Thomas L Ryan, Director, bought 10,000 with an average share price of $5.47 per share and the total transaction amounting to $54,700.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/17/2015 Robert D Lawler, CEO, bought 50,000 with an average share price of $5.88 per share and the total transaction amounting to $294,000.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/14/2015 Thomas L Ryan, Director, bought 12,000 with an average share price of $7.37 per share and the total transaction amounting to $88,440.00. View SEC Filing

About Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Chesapeake Energy Corporation produces natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. It operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. Exploration and production is engaged in finding and producing oil, natural gas and NGL. Marketing, gathering and compression is engaged in marketing, gathering and compression of oil, natural gas and NGL. As of December 31, 2016, it owned interests in approximately 22,700 oil and natural gas wells. It has a diverse resource base of onshore the United States unconventional natural gas and liquids assets. It has positions in resource plays of the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Utica Shale in Ohio, the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma and the stacked pay in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. Its natural gas resource plays are the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas and the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania.

Recent Trading Activity for Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK)
Shares of Chesapeake Energy closed the previous trading session at 5.56 up +0.06 1.09% with 28,167,064 shares trading hands.

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