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Chesapeake Energy Stock: Gauging Short Interest Trends

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Short interest in CHK stock

Chesapeake Energy’s (CHK) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) on January 20, 2017, was ~11.56%. Its short interest ratio a month ago was ~13.27%.

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CHK’s stock price

Chesapeake Energy’s stock price was $6.69 on January 20, 2017, and $7.29 on December 20, 2016. As you can see in the above graph, CHK’s stock and short interest have mostly been moving in opposite directions.

Peers EQT (EQT) and Rice Energy (RICE) have short interest ratios of ~5.7% and ~4.6%, respectively.

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