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Friday, April 27, 2012

Undervalued Stock Detected (NYSE: CHK)

Shares of CHK fell by 2.85% or $-0.5/share to $17.06. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.83. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.9 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.97. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 18507300 shares of CHK exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 7466829. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Lookout for any takeover chatter or takeover news regarding this stock as one of the bigger players may have an eye on this one.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (Chesapeake) is a natural gas and oil exploration and production company.