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Dividend Quality Analysis on Chesapeake Energy

This week we're taking a close look at Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s (NYSE: CHK) stock. Earlier this week we published our Fundamental Analysis and Corporate Actions assessment of the company. Today we assess its Dividend Quality. Chesapeake gets two stars from us for its Medium Dividend Quality and one star for its Dividend Quality trend; our overall score for its Dividend Quality is 25. For more on how we compute our Dividend Quality score read here.
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Company numbers are TTM (trailing twelve months) or latest available. Share price data is previous day's close unless otherwise stated.

Dividend Yield and Payout

Cash flow coverage of the dividend paid is more relevant than dividend payout.

Likely Dividend Yield & Payout based on Dividend Flexibility or Dividend Yield % vs. Dividend Payout % charted with respect to Peers for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: <a class=
Dividend Payout % charted with respect to Peers for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: <a class=
Graph of Dividend Coverage by Cash Flow (TTM) for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: <a class=
Dividend Quality or Medium Quality Coverage vs. High Quality Coverage charted with respect to Peers for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: <a class=
Graph of Annual Dividend Coverage Trend for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: <a class=
Ending Cash Cushion or Ending Cash/Cash Dividend vs. Dividend Quality (TTM) charted with respect to Peers for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: <a class=
Dividend Yield % vs. Quality charted with respect to Peers for Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: <a class=

Company Profile

Chesapeake Energy Corp. explores, develops and produces oil and natural gas properties. Its principal activities include discovering and developing unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the U.S. The company has also vertically integrated its operations and owns substantial marketing, midstream and oilfield services businesses directly and indirectly through its subsidiaries Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc., Chesapeake Midstream Development LP, Chesapeake Oilfield Services LLC, and Chesapeake Midstream Partners LP. Chesapeake Energy operates its business though the following segments: Exploration and Production; Natural Gas and Oil Marketing; Gathering and Compression; and Oilfield Services. The Exploration and Production segment is responsible for finding and producing natural gas and oil. The Marketing, Gathering and Compression segment is responsible for marketing, gathering and compression of natural gas and oil primarily from Chesapeake-operated wells. The Oilfield Services segment is responsible for contract drilling, oilfield trucking, oilfield rental, pressure pumping and other oilfield services operations for both Chesapeake-operated wells and wells operated by third parties. The company was founded by Aubrey K. McClendon and Tom L. Ward on May 18, 1989 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK.


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