Chesapeake Utilities Corporatio (CPK) Reached a 52-Week High

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Investors Purchase High Volume of Chesapeake Energy Corporation Put Options (CHK)

Citigroup Inc. decreased their target price on Chesapeake Energy Corporation from $8.00 to $5.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 21st. 15 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. Weaver C Barksdale Inc reported 40 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Shell Asset Management owns 21,418 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability reported 91,333 shares. The stock realized a rise in short interest from August 15, 2017 to August 31, 2017 of 3.89%. Nationwide Fund has invested 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Ubs Group Ag owns 355 shares with a value of $27,000.

Over the past 50 days, Chesapeake Energy Corporation stock's -23.08% off of the high and 12.68% removed from the low. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 13,531 shares stake. American Grp Inc accumulated 8,430 shares. "ET AL Has $555,000 Stake in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK)" was originally published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. Navellier Assocs holds 4,606 shares. IL raised its position in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 10.5% in the 2nd quarter.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) traded up 1.12% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $79.05. Gsa Cap Partners Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 0.01% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). No trade can occur until someone is willing to sell a stock at a price that another is willing to buy it at. Analysts, on average, seem bullish as they suggest SRCI is worth $2.65 more, giving a target price of $10.68 a share. On Wednesday, May 3 the insider Bayard Eugene H bought $59,953. Bittner Elaine B. had sold 593 shares worth $41,510.

During the past six months, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK)'s stock has been 16.82% and 35.15% for the last 12 months. It has been assigned a low target price of $1.5 and a high target price of $8. The 1-year high was reported on Sep, 16 by Barchart.com. At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $10.81. The stock stands almost $4.16 off versus the 52-week high of $8.2 and $0.49 above the 52-week low of $3.55. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. 51,383 shares of the company traded hands. Acadian Asset Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). It has outperformed by 9.74% the S&P500. Equities analysts predict that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation will post $2.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

According to analysts Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.07 and can go high up to $0.23. CPK's profit will be $5.57 million for 59.74 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality.

As of the end of the quarter Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd had acquired a total of 532,336 shares growing its position 1,064.7%. On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell. Chesapeake Energy Corporation has a 52 week low of $3.55 and a 52 week high of $8.20. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $72.25. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation in a report on Tuesday, November 29th. On Tuesday, January 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Neutral". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Seaport Global given on Friday, December 2. The stock has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, May 29. Ladenburg Thalmann initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, December 9 report. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by Janney Capital. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, August 7. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/16/swiss-national-bank-buys-174900-shares-of-chesapeake-energy-corporation-chk.html. From the opening price, the stock has seen a change of -3.06% recently clocking in with a price of $3.96. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. Toronto Dominion Bank boosted its holdings in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 26.3% during the second quarter. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.94 and a beta of 0.20.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 55.84 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.18, Consequently Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 5.28%, 4.28% respectively.

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