Dividend Darling in Focus: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation makes up about 4.3% of Stuyvesant Capital Management's investment portfolio, making the stock its 13th largest position. Earnings surprises can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. Ngam Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 34,837 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $207,000 after acquiring an additional 24,375 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 47,300 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $235,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 25.4% in the first quarter.

Investors often keep track of key stock price levels when doing equity research.

Consequently Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.39%, 4.04% respectively.

The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.90 for CHK and 3.00 for DNR, which implies that analysts are more bullish on the outlook for DNR. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $3.63.

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SMA CrossTechnical traders and investors may be looking at the simple moving average 50/200 cross on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.04. Comparatively, DNR is -29.8% relative to its price target of $1.51. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has risen 49.74% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc sold 48,966 shares as Vulcan Materials Co (VMC)'s stock rose 5.55%. To answer this question, we will compare the two companies across growth, profitability, risk, and valuation metrics, and also examine their analyst ratings and insider activity trends.

The short interest ratio, or short interest as a percentage of float, of Chesapeake Energy (CHK) stock was ~22% on September 8, 2017.

Several Wall Street analysts have released ratings on Chesapeake Energy Corporation recently. Bank of America Corporation lowered shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. BidaskClub cut Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Monday, August 14th.

In recent trading day Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) stock showed the move of -0.27% with the closing price of $3.63. Analyst's mean target price for SPWR is $9.52 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.70. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $4.11 per share, with a total value of $102,750.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 547,358 shares in the company, valued at $2,249,641.38. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark and copyright laws. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/12/chesapeake-energy-corporation-chk-position-raised-by-stuyvesant-capital-management.html. Chesapeake Energy Corporation had 77 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It operates in two segments: Exploration and Production, and Marketing, Gathering and Compression. The oil and gas exploration business posted $0.18 Earnings per share for the period, exceeding Thomson Reuters' average forecast of $0.14 by $0.04.