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Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)
Total Equity
\$-1,460 Mil (As of Dec. 2016)

Chesapeake Energy Corp's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$-1,460 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. Chesapeake Energy Corp's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$-3.64. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Chesapeake Energy Corp's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was -7.15.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Chesapeake Energy Corp's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 13028 - 14488 = -1,460

Chesapeake Energy Corp's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 13028 - 14488 = -1,460

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Chesapeake Energy Corp's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (-1460 - 1771) / 887.39 = -3.64

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Chesapeake Energy Corp's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (503 + 9938) / -1460 = -7.15

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Chesapeake Energy Corp Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Total Equity 12,130 16,297 11,444 15,264 16,624 15,569 15,995 16,903 2,138 -1,460

Chesapeake Energy Corp Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Total Equity 16,320 16,903 13,078 8,958 4,282 2,138 1,311 -32 -1,191 -1,460
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