Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. More Details
Moderate growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Chesapeake Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CHK is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine CHK's volatility change over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how CHK performed against the US Oil and Gas industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how CHK performed against the US Market.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Chesapeake Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is Chesapeake Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CHK ($46.19) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($35.57)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CHK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CHK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: CHK is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CHK's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CHK has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
How is Chesapeake Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHK is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CHK is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CHK's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CHK's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CHK's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CHK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Chesapeake Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CHK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CHK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CHK is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CHK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CHK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-44.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CHK's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Chesapeake Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CHK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: CHK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CHK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: CHK's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable CHK has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: CHK is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 35.4% per year.
What is Chesapeake Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CHK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Lawler (53 yo)
Mr. Robert Douglas Lawler, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, the Sole Manager of Chesapeake Operating, L.L.C, Sole Manager of Chesapea...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD15.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CHK's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CHK's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 909.6%.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chesapeake Energy Corporation
- Ticker: CHK
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$445.131m
- Shares outstanding: 97.91m
- Website: https://www.chk.com
Number of Employees
- Chesapeake Energy Corporation
- 6100 North Western Avenue
- Oklahoma City
- United States
Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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