Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Cut to Buy at Vetr Inc

Chesapeake Energy Corporation HEFFX Highlights

Karp Capital Management Purchases New Position in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK)

It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. Since the open, shares have moved 1.04% after recently hitting the $4.86 mark. Therefore 36% are positive. Chesapeake Utilities had 9 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On October 24, 2016 the stock rating was rated "Equal-Weight" according to a Stephens & Co. report a boost from the previous "Equal-weight" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Dana Inc (NYSE:DAN) on Friday, July 22 with "Sector Perform" rating. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, August 10 by Hilliard Lyons. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $219 target. As per Friday, February 19, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The company has market cap of $4.29 billion.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.61 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 1.76 in 2016Q3.

Equities research analysts at Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of Chesapeake Energy Co. 75 funds opened positions while 177 raised stakes. The shares were acquired at an average price of $5.00 per share, with a total value of $375,000.00. On average, analysts anticipate that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation will post $2.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:CHK) bonds fell 0.9% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Tuesday. The Capwealth Advisors Llc holds 429,766 shares with $3.02M value, up from 254,621 last quarter. The stock has gained 0.78%, reaching at $12.84 after hovering between $12.58 and $12.87. As the next round of earnings reports start to come in, investors will be keeping a close watch to see which companies produce the largest surprises, both positive and negative. Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.02% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK).

The forward P/E ratio stands at 4.47. Keybank Natl Association Oh reported 69,889 shares.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. Delta Asset Limited Tn stated it has 50 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 717,824 are held by Huber Ltd Liability. It is 0.11% or $0 reaching $4.72 per share. Archford Strategies Ltd owns 500 shares. The company holds 931.46 million outstanding shares and 899.72 million shares are floating in market.

Stock of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) now have an ABR of 3.00.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell.

Over the past 50 days, Chesapeake Energy Corporation stock's -18.57% off of the high and 9.13% removed from the low.

In related news, insider John R. Schimkaitis sold 6,375 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, April 24th. Chesapeake Utils Corp now has $1.25 billion valuation. Legal & General Public Limited Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 3,839 shares. The rating was upgraded by Tudor Pickering to "Buy" on Thursday, July 21.

Zacks presents analysts with an ABR (Average Broker Rating), based on the sell-side recommendations. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust to "Buy" on Monday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Investec on Tuesday, December 15 with "Buy". Jefferies Group LLC set a $6.00 target price on Chesapeake Energy Corporation and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 501,958 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,640,299.08. Finally, Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Chesapeake Energy in a research note on Friday, May 12th. The Firm is primarily engaged in pharmaceutical research and development.

Since March 6, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 3 insider sales for $185,114 activity. Also, Director R Brad Martin bought 20,000 shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 26th. RYAN THOMAS L had bought 75,000 shares worth $374,775. The Firm operates a platform that offers mobile and personal computer (PC) applications for its users and global content promotional channels for its customers, both of which are powered by its cloud data analytics engines.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) has risen 25.44% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending. The current trading volume of 22.38 sits 72.12% lower than the past 3 month's readings, indicating near-term traders have been less active toward CHK than usual of late. SCHULZ MARK A sold $135,465 worth of stock. KIELY STEPHEN C had sold 2,000 shares worth $37,100 on Tuesday, May 9. Its down 0.15, from 1.76 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 30 investors sold Dana Inc shares while 74 reduced holdings. Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in the company for 98,824 shares. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $105.78 and were trading at $103.75 one week ago. 158,122 Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE:FIS) shares with value of $13.16M were sold by Norcross Gary. The stock of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) earned "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, March 2. Northern reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 5,631 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Ontario - Canada-based Manufacturers Life Company The has invested 0% in Hortonworks Inc (NASDAQ:HDP). Everett Harris Com Ca reported 20,000 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 57,871 shares in its portfolio.

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