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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Stocks with Strong Financial Metrics (NYSE: CHK)

Shares of CHK traded higher by 3.08% or $0.515/share to $17.26. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.79. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.91 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.92. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 22249400 shares of CHK exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 6803895. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

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