Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)’s stock increased from a 3 year low on Monday, as the firm assured Wall Street regarding its plans to sell up to $11 billion assets this year and declares surfaced of Carl Icahn purchasing shares of the down beaten firm.
However, Chesapeake advanced 4.8 percent, as CEO Aubrey McClendon stated that he has a good relationship with Icahn and added that if the billionaire investor purchases more stock in the company, he is confident he’ll make a lot of money, he added.
Turning towards the sector SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD) lost -2.76%, Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) fell -1.10%, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE) moved down -4.22%, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) dropped -0.79%, Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) which also decreased -1.41% and Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) slipped -2.53%.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) stock in last session held volume of 78.60 million shares as compare to its average volume of 36.48 million shares. The stock after opening at $15.52 hit high price of $16.47 and then closed at $15.52 by scoring +4.79%.
As the revenue measures CHK generated revenue of 12.44 billion in the following twelve months income of $1.70 billion. The Company showed a positive 15.40% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 24.41%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 9.69%.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -9.40% which was maintained for the month at -22.21%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -31.21% and for the year was -47.12% while the YTD performance remained at -29.81%.
The CHK past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.83 and price to cash ratio remained 23.47. As far as the returns are concern, the CHK return on equity was recorded as 11.98% and increased 5.75% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 4.77%.
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