Chesapeake Energy (CHK)

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27.30 +0.22  +0.81% NYSE Jul 24, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Chesapeake Energy Price to Book Value:

1.370 for July 24, 2014

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July 24, 2014 1.370
July 23, 2014 1.359
July 22, 2014 1.347
July 21, 2014 1.343
July 18, 2014 1.355
July 17, 2014 1.346
July 16, 2014 1.397
July 15, 2014 1.378
July 14, 2014 1.418
July 11, 2014 1.414
July 10, 2014 1.456
July 9, 2014 1.470
July 8, 2014 1.435
July 7, 2014 1.412
July 3, 2014 1.48
July 2, 2014 1.468
July 1, 2014 1.467
June 30, 2014 1.475
June 27, 2014 1.443
June 26, 2014 1.448
June 25, 2014 1.472
June 24, 2014 1.436
June 23, 2014 1.485
June 20, 2014 1.466
June 19, 2014 1.458
   
June 18, 2014 1.457
June 17, 2014 1.450
June 16, 2014 1.445
June 13, 2014 1.446
June 12, 2014 1.447
June 11, 2014 1.425
June 10, 2014 1.387
June 9, 2014 1.404
June 6, 2014 1.410
June 5, 2014 1.418
June 4, 2014 1.39
June 3, 2014 1.388
June 2, 2014 1.391
May 30, 2014 1.363
May 29, 2014 1.371
May 28, 2014 1.348
May 27, 2014 1.344
May 23, 2014 1.314
May 22, 2014 1.326
May 21, 2014 1.337
May 20, 2014 1.330
May 19, 2014 1.327
May 16, 2014 1.312
May 15, 2014 1.376
May 14, 2014 1.387

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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CHK Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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CHK Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.6303 May 17 2012
Maximum 1.816 Feb 28 2011
Average 1.218

CHK Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("CHK", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("CHK", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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