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CHK

Chesapeake

$6.41

0.12 (1.91%)

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Chesapeake calls bought vs sale of 400K shares

Chesapeake calls bought vs sale of 400K shares. Buyer paid 24c for 10K Oct 6.5 calls on the PHLX vs a sale of 400K shares at $6.17. Nearly 60K contracts open at the strike, including 14K bought Tuesday for 26c when shares were near $6.24.

CHK Chesapeake
$6.41

0.12 (1.91%)

10/13/16
UBSW
10/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $4
UBSW
Sell
Chesapeake liquidity better but debt still too high, says UBS
UBS analyst William Featherston previewed the Chesapeake analyst day and said he expects management to shift from its defensive strategy over the last two years to a more offensive one by targeting annual volume growth to resume in 2018. The analyst said the company's liquidity position has improved, but the debt level still remains too high. Featherston maintained his Sell rating and $4.50 price target on Chesapeake shares.
09/13/16
FBRC
09/13/16
INITIATION
Target $5
FBRC
Underperform
Chesapeake initiated with an Underperform at FBR Capital
FBR Capital analyst Joseph Allman started Chesapeake Energy with an Underperform rating and $5 price target. The company's "debt and transportation commitments hole still appears too deep to dig out of," Allman tells investors in a research note. He views Chesapeake's equity as "significantly overvalued" and thinks the company's financial condition "will continue to be stressed."
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Chesapeake (CHK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Wunderlich with analyst Jason Wangler saying the company's assets are performing and its balance sheet is improving. 2. GameStop (GME) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Hilliard Lyons. 3. Finisar (FNSR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MKM Partners with analyst Michael Genovese saying he is "extremely upbeat on the Optical components/module industry," and Chinese demand for 10G and 100G Optical modules appears it can stay strong for multiple years. 4. Randgold (GOLD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with the firm citing the recent pullback in the shares and the potential for a dividend raise in 2017. 5. Teekay LNG (TGP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo analyst Michael Webber saying the discount to net asset value and the company's progress around financing its order book make the valuation "particularly compelling." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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WDLK
09/09/16
UPGRADE
Target $10
WDLK
Buy
Chesapeake upgraded to Buy from Hold at Wunderlich
Wunderlich analyst Jason Wangler upgraded Chesapeake Energy to Buy saying the company's assets are performing and its balance sheet is improving. The analyst raised his price target for the shares to $10 from $6.

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