Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises L.P., the business tycoon would appoint Vincent Intrieri as a director of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK), according to some recent reportes.
Intrieri, having age of 55, works a senior VP of Icahn Enterprises GP along with a director post at CVR Energy and Dynegy.
Icahn was honored with a seat on the board due to his large piece of stake in Chesapeake. Southeastern Asset Management Inc. is predicted to announce four board members within few days. Chesapeake Energy has reported that the new board members would be appointed by June 22.
Its competitors include Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) that moved up 1.28% to $65.46 with the total traded volume of 1.12 million shares and BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) that surged 2.28% to $40.42 with the total traded volume of 2.22 million shares.
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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) stock’s trade at beginning with a price of $17.77 and the current trading session climbed at a high of $18.36 other than the stock finally advanced 3.79% to $18.35 at 11:15AM EDT.
Shares price of CHK moved up from its 20 days moving average with +9.14% and remote positively from 50 days moving average with +5.77%. CHK current year earnings per share experienced an addition with -7.81% while its current quarter performance remained -30.30%.
CHK has a trade volume of 7.08 million shares is lesser as compared to average trading capacity of 38.30 million shares.
CHK last month stock price volatility remained 5.51%. In its share capital CHK has 662.34 million outstanding shares among them 657.23 million shares have been floated in market exchange. CHK stock institutional ownership remained 74.48% while insider ownership included 1.25%.
The stock is ahead its 52 week low with 37.09% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -48.33%. Company’s beta coefficient included 1.25. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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