Analysts Are Gushing Over Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) last session’s volume of 50.98 million shares was higher than its average volume of 25.96 million shares. The stock, after opening at $4.08, hit $4 through the close by scoring -1.23%.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Analyst Opinion

Chesapeake Energy Corporation has a consensus hold rating from 30 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 18.42% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 8.7% last month and is up 1.01 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bearish on the stock, with 4 of analysts who cover CHK having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $4.39 price target on Chesapeake Energy Corporation, suggesting a 9.75% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -45.13% below its 52-week high.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation Earnings Surprise

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.12 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.11. Its revenue totaled $2.07 billion down -9.47% from the previous quarter.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Intraday View

This stock (CHK) is ahead of its 52-week low with 17.3%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.78% which for the week stands at 3.93%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 3.37% and stays 2.5% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -1.72% losses and now is down -11.74% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $4.12. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -42.2%.

Turning to Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:DVAX), its shares were trading at $16.85 a retreat of $-0.7, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $17.35, touched a high of $17.5 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.8. Dynavax Technologies Corporation has 1 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -31.08% from its high of $24.45 to a $993.48 million market value through last close.

Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1.83 to 1.83 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $30 a share. The target implies a 78.04% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 137.39% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:DVAX) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 2.5 million shares versus an average volume of 1.63 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.27% which for the week approaches 5.06%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $16.55 and compares with the $3.70 52-week low. The stock recovered 355.41% since its low point and has performed -9.89% year-to-date.

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