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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -3.50
M-Score: -5.22
WACC vs ROIC
6.37%
-72.05%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -105.07
CHK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -73.05 vs. CHK: -105.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -148.22  Med: 13.79 Max: 46.59
Current: -105.07
-148.22
46.59
Net-margin (%) -90.16
CHK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -84.71 vs. CHK: -90.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -115.05  Med: 6.74 Max: 27.34
Current: -90.16
-115.05
27.34
ROE (%) -290.54
CHK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -22.83 vs. CHK: -290.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -290.54  Med: 5.6 Max: 21.85
Current: -290.54
-290.54
21.85
ROA (%) -49.48
CHK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.07 vs. CHK: -49.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.54  Med: 3.08 Max: 9.88
Current: -49.48
-50.54
9.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -67.40
CHK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -24.68 vs. CHK: -67.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.24  Med: 6.48 Max: 19.58
Current: -67.4
-80.24
19.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.20
CHK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. CHK: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 15 Max: 43.8
Current: 0.2
-10.2
43.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 148.60
CHK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CHK: 148.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHK' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.6  Med: -1.4 Max: 148.6
Current: 148.6
-46.6
148.6
» CHK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

CHK Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Andreas Halvorsen 1,940,852 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 83,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 188,600 sh (+16.42%)
Charles Brandes 11,728,300 sh (+14.67%)
Murray Stahl 88,092 sh (+12.72%)
Carl Icahn 73,050,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 12,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 3,500,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Rogers 267,555 sh (-3.46%)
Mason Hawkins 57,905,526 sh (-4.27%)
John Buckingham 106,677 sh (-4.38%)
David Dreman 25,490 sh (-6.26%)
Arnold Schneider 2,352,259 sh (-25.27%)
Richard Snow 432,347 sh (-89.54%)
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Q4 2015

CHK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 18,573 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 145,168 sh (+64.79%)
Arnold Schneider 3,342,901 sh (+42.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 83,500 sh (unchged)
Carl Icahn 73,050,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 12,000,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
John Buckingham Sold Out
Ray Dalio 183,800 sh (-2.55%)
Charles Brandes 11,305,642 sh (-3.60%)
Mason Hawkins 55,671,392 sh (-3.86%)
Richard Snow 371,355 sh (-14.11%)
John Rogers 227,230 sh (-15.07%)
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Q1 2016

CHK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 4,520 sh (New)
John Griffin 7,060,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 179,300 sh (+114.73%)
Mason Hawkins 61,926,151 sh (+11.24%)
Carl Icahn 73,050,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Bill Nygren Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 2,700,261 sh (-19.22%)
Murray Stahl 104,932 sh (-27.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,300 sh (-33.77%)
John Rogers 137,360 sh (-39.55%)
Charles Brandes 1,936,594 sh (-82.87%)
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Q2 2016

CHK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 4,156,403 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 793,800 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 22,209 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 3,496,549 sh (+29.49%)
John Griffin 8,600,000 sh (+21.81%)
Carl Icahn 73,050,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Charles Brandes 1,916,513 sh (-1.04%)
Murray Stahl 93,652 sh (-10.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 140,547 sh (-21.61%)
David Dreman 3,500 sh (-22.57%)
Mason Hawkins 25,598,735 sh (-58.66%)
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Preferred stocks of Chesapeake Energy Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CHKDG42.755.85
CHKVZ434.380.00
CHKDH72.380.00
CHKPRD41.005.634.50% Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
CHKDP450.006.395 3/4 % Pfd Shs
CHKDJ831.880.005 3/4 % Cum Non-Voting Conv Pfd Shs Reg-S
4GGB.Singapore0.000.005 3/4 % Conv Pfd Shs Series -A- -144A-
4GJB.Singapore0.000.005 3/4 % Cum Non-Voting Conv Pfd Shs Reg-S
CHKVP390.007.375 3/4 % Cum Conv Pfd Shs Series -A-
CKRGZ0.000.005 3/4 % Pfd Shs -144A
CHKWZ0.000.005 3/4 % Conv Pfd Shs Series -A- -144A-

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:CHKE34.Brazil, CS1.Germany, CHK.Mexico,
Chesapeake Energy Corp is a natural gas and oil exploration and production company. It explores, develops and acquires properties for the production of natural gas and crude oil from underground reservoirs and also provides marketing & midstream services.

Chesapeake Energy Corp was incorporated in Oklahoma in 1989. The Company is a natural gas and oil exploration and production Company engaged in the exploration, development and acquisition of properties for the production of natural gas and crude oil from underground reservoirs and it provides marketing and midstream services. The Company operates in three segments which are managed separately because of the nature of its products and services. Its segments includes; exploration and production; marketing, gathering and compression; and oilfield services. The Company's exploration and production operating segment is responsible for finding and producing natural gas, oil and NGL; it's marketing, gathering and compression operating segment is responsible for marketing, gathering and compression of natural gas, oil and NGL; and its oilfield services operating segment is responsible for drilling, oilfield trucking, oilfield rentals, hydraulic fracturing and other oilfield services operations for both Chesapeake-operated wells and wells operated by third parties. The Company focuses its exploration, development, acquisition and production efforts in the two geographic operating divisions; Southern division and Northern Division. The Company's Southern Division includes the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Granite Wash/Hogshooter, Cleveland, Tonkawa and Mississippi Lime plays in the Anadarko Basin in northwestern Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and southern Kansas, the Haynesville/Bossier Shale in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas and the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin in north-central Texas. Its Northern Division includes the Utica Shale in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in West Virginia and Pennsylvania and the Niobrara Shale in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming. It competes with both integrated and other independent natural gas and oil companies in acquiring desirable leasehold acreage, producing properties and the equipment and expertise necessary to explore, develop and operate its properties and market its production. The Company's exploration and production operations are subject to various types of regulation at the U.S. federal, state and local levels. Such regulation includes requirements for permits to drill and to conduct other operations and for provision of financial assurances covering drilling and well operations.

Ratios

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P/S 0.41
CHK's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. CHK: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.37 Max: 5.96
Current: 0.41
0.08
5.96
POCF 25.74
CHK's POCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. CHK: 25.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.31 Max: 25.74
Current: 25.74
0.85
25.74
EV-to-EBIT -1.67
CHK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. CHK: -1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.4  Med: 8.2 Max: 22.1
Current: -1.67
-67.4
22.1
EV-to-EBITDA -1.94
CHK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. CHK: -1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CHK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 6.3 Max: 60.6
Current: -1.94
-9.1
60.6
Current Ratio 0.32
CHK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CHK: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.78 Max: 3.11
Current: 0.32
0.32
3.11
Quick Ratio 0.32
CHK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CHK: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.77 Max: 3.05
Current: 0.32
0.32
3.05
Days Sales Outstanding 32.95
CHK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 42.98 vs. CHK: 32.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.9  Med: 46.18 Max: 78.58
Current: 32.95
19.9
78.58
Days Payable 26.98
CHK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 69.97 vs. CHK: 26.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CHK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.98  Med: 119.75 Max: 446.82
Current: 26.98
26.98
446.82

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Dividend Growth (3y) -20.60
CHK's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
53% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.30 vs. CHK: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CHK' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.5 Max: 48.1
Current: -20.6
0
48.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.61
CHK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. CHK: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHK' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.04 Max: 8.7
Current: 1.61
0.35
8.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.30
CHK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CHK: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.19 Max: 6.92
Current: 0.3
0.12
6.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -59.90
CHK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.70 vs. CHK: -59.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.9  Med: 8.9 Max: 16.6
Current: -59.9
-59.9
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -160.80
CHK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.58 vs. CHK: -160.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -160.8  Med: -30.5 Max: 22.2
Current: -160.8
-160.8
22.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,546
EPS (TTM) $ -14.36
Beta1.93
Short Percentage of Float23.74%
52-Week Range $1.50 - 9.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)776.96

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,981 4,493 4,867
EPS ($) -0.43 0.81 1.53
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.43 0.81 1.53
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
7.65%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Oil Prices Gaining Aug 22 2016 
Bruce Berkowitz Comments on Chesapeake Energy Aug 02 2016 
Oil Prices Lower With Stocks Continuing to Gain Jul 25 2016 
Mason Hawkins' Southeastern Management Largest Trades of the 2nd Quarter Jul 18 2016 
Southeastern Asset Management Comments on Chesapeake Jul 14 2016 
Longleaf Partners 2nd Quarter Fund Commentary Jul 13 2016 
Bill Nygren Comments on Chesapeake Jul 11 2016 
Bill Nygren's 2nd Quarter Oakmark Select Fund Commentary Jul 11 2016 
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John Rogers Comments on Chesapeake Energy Corp Jun 27 2016 

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