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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)?

The company in question is, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) currently with a stock price of 6.63 (3.03% today). The market cap for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 5231.9, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 6.28. Currently Chesapeake Energy Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 7.64. Average volume for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is 49647.64 and so far today it is 27127607.

Performance in the last year for Chesapeake Energy Corporation has been -21.78%. For EPS growth, Chesapeake Energy Corporation has seen a growth of -5.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 509.50%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -61.30% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Chesapeake Energy Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -53.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 60.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.32%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 38.17%.

Since the IPO date for Chesapeake Energy Corporation on the 2/16/1993, Chesapeake Energy Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 42.89%. With Chesapeake Energy Corporation trading at 6.63, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -14.37.

So could Chesapeake Energy Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.5 and the P/B is at *TBA. The P/cash is 1307.97, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.3, and the quick ratio is 0.3. This is with long term debt/equity at *TBA, and total debt/equity at *TBA.

In terms of margins, Chesapeake Energy Corporation has a gross margin of 61.90%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of -91.80%.Payout ratio for Chesapeake Energy Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -57.40% with return on investment coming to -145.70%.

Insider ownership for Chesapeake Energy Corporation, is at 1.00% and institutional ownership comes to 61.30%. Outstanding shares are at 813.67. While shares float is 768.52. The float short is currently 14.47%, and short ratio is 2.24.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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