Notable Buzzer: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) , Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System maintained its stake in Chesapeake Utilities Co. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 184,347 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $11,256,000 after buying an additional 39,009 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in Chesapeake Utilities by 17.5% in the third quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 38,203 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $240,000 after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Urban Outfitters, Inc. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its stake in Chesapeake Energy by 4.6% in the third quarter. The share price is trading in a range of $5.88 - 6.18. EPS growth percentage represents the annualized rate of net-income-per-share growth over the trailing one-year period for the stocks held by a stock. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Great West Life Assurance Co. Nwam LLC now owns 47,336 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $297,000 after buying an additional 6,115 shares during the period. The stock's 52-week range is $3.56 - $8.20. (NYSE:CHK) opened at 5.66 on Wednesday. Due to negative move, the stock's recent closing price is lower than its previous close of $5.89. The company's market capitalization is $5.01 billion.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (Chesapeake) is an energy company. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07.

9 analysts on average are expecting the company to report revenue of $2.3 Billion for the current quarter. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. Chesapeake Energy's revenue was down 23.7% on a year-over-year basis. Chesapeake Utilities had 8 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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CHK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark legislation. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.00, for a total value of $41,510.00. The rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons to "Neutral" on Monday, August 10. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Chesapeake Energy from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 27th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Chesapeake Energy in a research report on Saturday, January 21st. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.78 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. Chesapeake Energy now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $7.56.

In other Chesapeake Energy news, Director Archie W. Dunham purchased 500,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 8th. A total of 2.40 million shares exchanged hands as contrast to its average trading volume of 3.14 million shares. Albert D Mason Inc. now owns 40,206 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $2,455,000 after buying an additional 21,319 shares during the last quarter. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. The company has market value of $1.37B. The Firm provides natural gas distribution and transmission; natural gas supply, gathering, processing and marketing; electric distribution and generation; propane distribution; propane and crude oil wholesale marketing; steam generation, and other energy-related services. The Firm operates through two divisions: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy.