Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Chesapeake Energy (CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.32 Billion according to 9 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $2.47 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.05 Billion. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.04. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Alembic given on Tuesday, April 5. Where the relative strength index (RSI) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses in an attempt to determine excess buying & selling conditions of an asset, it is one of the most popular technical indicators, computed on the basis of the speed and direction of a stock's price movement. Furthermore on 12/20/16 Mizuho "Initiates Coverage On" the stock to Neutral at $8. AlphaValue downgraded the shares of OML in report on Tuesday, March 8 to "Reduce" rating. Wunderlich set a $10.00 price objective on shares of Chesapeake Energy and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Sunday, February 26th. On Friday, December 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Neutral". Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.36 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Private Harbour Investment Management & Counsel Llc decreased its stake in Knowles Corp (KN) by 52.41% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Meanwhile, due to a recent pullback which led to a fall of nearly -12.22% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -32.48% so far on the year - still in weak zone. The Schneider Capital Management Corp holds 5.62M shares with $39.43 million value, up from 5.16 million last quarter. Nice Ltd now has $4.84B valuation. The stock was trading on below-average volume. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a temporary restriction such as the lock-up period after an initial public offering. Planning Corporation stated it has 0.01% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500. Stevens Capital Lp reported 594,201 shares stake. It also upped Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) stake by 11,603 shares and now owns 174,452 shares.

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Analysts await Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.10 EPS, up 0.92% or $0.01 from last year's $1.09 per share. KN's profit will be $3.73M for 116.75 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. MBFI's value Change from Open was at -0.10% with a Gap of -1.17%. It dived, as 46 investors sold PII shares while 159 reduced holdings. Harris Associates L P raised its stake in shares of Chesapeake Energy by 96.4% in the first quarter. American Group owns 414,847 shares or 0.05% of their U.S. portfolio. (NYSE:PII). 50,425 were reported by Goelzer Inv Incorporated. Gabelli Funds Limited Com holds 0.09% or 680,000 shares. (NYSE:PII) or 8,703 shares. 228 are held by Ridgeworth Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp. Northern accumulated 7.34 million shares. Over the last quarter, the stock has performed -29.77%.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2016 Q4. (NYSE:PII). Principal Financial Gru reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. Gateway Invest Advisers Lc reported 57,471 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cleararc Cap, Ohio-based fund reported 18,119 shares. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 501,958 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,640,299.08. The stock touched 52-week High of $8.20 on 12/12/16 and 52-week Low of $3.93 on 06/27/16. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. Therefore 30% are positive. Knowles Corporation had 16 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:PII) rating on Friday, September 9. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Bank of America. UBS maintained the shares of CHK in report on Friday, October 21 with "Sell" rating. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Wednesday, September 2 by Barclays Capital. It has a market cap of $193.97 Million. Tudor Pickering upgraded the shares of CHK in report on Thursday, July 21 to "Buy" rating. (NYSE:PII) rating on Monday, September 12.

Since May 12, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $115,361 activity.

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