Recent Analysts Ratings Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Kelly now forecasts that the oil and gas exploration company will post earnings per share of $0.11 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.13. Shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) have come into focus as of late. It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. The company has a market capitalization of $1,307.56, a PE ratio of 31.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.72 and a beta of 0.25. The Firm provides pharmacy care for the senior community through Omnicare, Inc. and Omnicare's long-term care (LTC) operations, which include distribution of pharmaceuticals, related pharmacy consulting and other ancillary services to chronic care facilities and other care settings. It operates through three divisions: Pharmacy Services, Retail/LTC and Corporate. A frequently used tool among technical stock analysts is the moving average. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The lowest target is $77.0 while the high is $90.0.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, November 9 with "Buy". 2,900 were reported by Hutchin Hill Capital L P. Alliancebernstein Lp has invested 0.04% in China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $500 target. The consensus recommendation for stock is 3.10. CVS Health Corp (CVS) has declined 24.40% since November 5, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.43% the S&P500. Westwood Gru owns 4.39 million shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Intrust Comml Bank Na owns 7,846 shares. The New York-based Clark Estates Inc Ny has invested 7.34% in the stock.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. (NYSE:CPK) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 3rd. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $125.08 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $116.50 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.46 in 2017Q1. 14 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 577.13 million shares or 0.27% less from 578.67 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Hl Financial Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 10,450 shares. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 22.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation will post 2.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Ameritas Inv Partners has invested 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Goldman Sachs Group accumulated 96,876 shares. (NYSE:CPK) traded up 1.79% during trading on Friday, reaching $65.25. Wellington Mgmt Grp Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 721,536 shares. It turned negative, as 27 investors sold CBPO shares while 42 reduced holdings. Finally, Gotham Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation in the second quarter valued at approximately $126,000. Da Davidson And accumulated 6,185 shares. The company had a trading volume of 62,088 shares. Over the past week, shares are -0.37%. Mesirow Financial Investment Management owns 1.91 million shares or 1.82% of their U.S. portfolio. Therefore 22% are positive. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.01% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) or 352,397 shares. $6.59's average target is 76.20% above currents $3.74 stock price.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Chesapeake Energy Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of -0.8%, where Monthly Performance is -13.02%, Quarterly performance is -14.02%, 6 Months performance is -32.61% and yearly performance percentage is -30.74%. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the shares of CHK in report on Thursday, March 23 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 11. You can do this by looking for the average analyst rating on the company's stock. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by JP Morgan. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 19 report.

Since May 26, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $480,035 activity. Finally, M&T Bank Corp raised its stake in shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corp.by 1.6% in the second quarter.

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