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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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Cash-to-Debt 0.09
CHKWZ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CHKWZ: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CHKWZ' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.09
0
0.45
Equity-to-Asset -0.11
CHKWZ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CHKWZ: -0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CHKWZ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.46
Current: -0.11
-0.31
0.46
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -0.35
Beneish M-Score: -5.67
WACC vs ROIC
8.61%
-40.11%
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % -53.10
CHKWZ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
51% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -53.60 vs. CHKWZ: -53.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CHKWZ' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -148.22  Med: 11.69 Max: 33.96
Current: -53.1
-148.22
33.96
Net Margin % -52.96
CHKWZ's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -62.24 vs. CHKWZ: -52.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CHKWZ' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -115.05  Med: 4.49 Max: 18.94
Current: -52.96
-115.05
18.94
ROE % -2893.96
CHKWZ's ROE % is ranked lower than
100% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.49 vs. CHKWZ: -2893.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CHKWZ' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2893.96  Med: 3.23 Max: 12.45
Current: -2893.96
-2893.96
12.45
ROA % -29.03
CHKWZ's ROA % is ranked lower than
68% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.56 vs. CHKWZ: -29.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CHKWZ' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.54  Med: 1.74 Max: 5.29
Current: -29.03
-50.54
5.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -33.36
CHKWZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -20.50 vs. CHKWZ: -33.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CHKWZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.24  Med: 4.29 Max: 10.94
Current: -33.36
-80.24
10.94
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -29.30
CHKWZ's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.60 vs. CHKWZ: -29.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CHKWZ' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.3  Med: 15 Max: 43.8
Current: -29.3
-29.3
43.8
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Preferred stocks of Chesapeake Energy Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CHKDG64.001.96Conv Pfd Shs
CHKVZ420.000.005 3/4 % Cum Conv Pfd Shs Series -A- Reg-S
CHKDH71.130.005 % Conv Pfd Shs -144A-
CHKPRD61.250.004.50% Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
CHKDP650.002.215 3/4 % Pfd Shs
CHKDJ817.500.005 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
CHKVP652.502.205 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    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:CHKE34.Brazil, CS1.Germany, CHK.Mexico, CHK.USA,
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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Forward PE Ratio 6.58
CHKWZ's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. CHKWZ: 6.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PS Ratio 0.55
CHKWZ's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. CHKWZ: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CHKWZ' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.1 Max: 5.96
Current: 0.55
0.08
5.96
Current Ratio 0.59
CHKWZ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CHKWZ: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHKWZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.08
Current: 0.59
0.45
2.08
Quick Ratio 0.59
CHKWZ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CHKWZ: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHKWZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.59
0.45
2.02
Days Sales Outstanding 41.41
CHKWZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 50.54 vs. CHKWZ: 41.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHKWZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.9  Med: 50.26 Max: 78.58
Current: 41.41
19.9
78.58
Days Payable 50.31
CHKWZ's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 76.90 vs. CHKWZ: 50.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CHKWZ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.15  Med: 100.35 Max: 446.82
Current: 50.31
33.15
446.82

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
CHKWZ's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -25.20 vs. CHKWZ: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CHKWZ' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.5 Max: 48.1
Current: -100
0
48.1
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.80
CHKWZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.30 vs. CHKWZ: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CHKWZ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.6  Med: -12.3 Max: 0
Current: -4.8
-29.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.50
CHKWZ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CHKWZ: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CHKWZ' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.5
0.15
2.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -25.10
CHKWZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.70 vs. CHKWZ: -25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CHKWZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.1  Med: 8.9 Max: 16.6
Current: -25.1
-25.1
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -181.98
CHKWZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.28 vs. CHKWZ: -181.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CHKWZ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -181.98  Med: -31.5 Max: 21.9
Current: -181.98
-181.98
21.9

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Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $22.63 - 29.92

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