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Chesapeake Energy Debt-to-EBITDA

: 0.43 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Chesapeake Energy's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $45 Mil. Chesapeake Energy's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $3,046 Mil. Chesapeake Energy's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $7,204 Mil. Chesapeake Energy's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.43.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for Chesapeake Energy's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

CHK' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.28   Med: 2.86   Max: 6.66
Current: 2.82

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Chesapeake Energy was 6.66. The lowest was -3.28. And the median was 2.86.

CHK's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked worse than
58.89% of 720 companies
in the Oil & Gas industry
Industry Median: 2.10 vs CHK: 2.82

Chesapeake Energy Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Chesapeake Energy's Debt-to-EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Chesapeake Energy Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.15 2.98 4.16 -0.24 N/A

Chesapeake Energy Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -0.76 -0.94 N/A -1.90 0.43

Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas E&P subindustry, Chesapeake Energy's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Chesapeake Energy Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Chesapeake Energy's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Chesapeake Energy's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



Chesapeake Energy Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Chesapeake Energy's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(29 + 2278) / N/A
=N/A

Chesapeake Energy's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(45 + 3046) / 7204
=0.43

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) EBITDA data.


Chesapeake Energy  (NAS:CHK) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by EBITDA. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


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Chesapeake Energy Business Description

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Address
6100 North Western Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, 73118
Chesapeake Energy Corp is a US-based exploration and production company. It is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids from underground reservoirs. Geographically, the company focuses its exploration, development, acquisition, and production efforts in the operating areas of Marcellus, Northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania; Haynesville, Northwestern Louisiana (Gulf Coast); Eagle Ford, South Texas; Powder River Basin, Stacked pay in Wyoming; and Brazos Valley - Southeast Texas.
Executives
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Bam Partners Trust 10 percent owner 181 BAY STREET SUITE 300 TORONTO A6 M5J 2T3
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Brookfield Public Securities Group Holdings Llc 10 percent owner 250 VESEY STREET 15TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10281
Larson Gregory M. officer: VP-Accounting & Controller 6100 N. WESTERN AVENUE OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73118
Viets Joshua J. officer: EVP & COO 6100 N. WESTERN AVENUE OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73118
Singh Mohit officer: EVP & CFO 6100 N. WESTERN AVENUE OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73118
Schwarzman Stephen A 10 percent owner C/O BLACKSTONE INC. 345 PARK AVE NEW YORK NY 10154
Blackstone Group Inc 10 percent owner 345 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10154
Blackstone Group Management L.l.c. 10 percent owner 345 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10154
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