Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) announced that it is appearing to sell around 450,000 acres of its holdings in northern Michigan, as it exertions to increase money to meet an anticipated $9 billion to $10 billion cash shortfall, according to a report released by one of its advisers.
The brochure was mentioned on the website of Meagher Energy Advisors, an energy-focused asset purchase and divestiture company that has sold assets for Chesapeake in the long-ago and is presently selling other assets for the firm. Meagher reported bids for the Michigan assets are due on June 29.
Chesapeake has declared it will sell to the extent that $11.5 billion in assets current year in order to decreased its funding gap. Previous month, the firm arranged for a pricey $4 billion loan from its investment bankers to tide it over.
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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) after opening at $17.89 hit high price of $17.99 and then trading at $17.82 by plunging -0.17% at 10:25AM EDT and on current session volume of 5.61 million shares is surprisingly lower than its average volume of 47.03 million shares.
The stock price volatility was 5.62% for a week and 6.86% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.13 and its beta remained 1.26.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 0.59 as current ratio and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.79 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.79. The Company had total cash at hand $438.00 million and a book value per share as $20.98 in the most recent quarter.
CHK generated revenue of 12.44 billion in the following twelve months and earned $1.70 billion. The Company showed a positive 15.40% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 24.41%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 9.69%.
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