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What We Can Read from Chesapeake Energy’s Implied Volatility

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Aug. 2 2017, Updated 8:11 a.m. ET

CHK’s implied volatility

Chesapeake Energy’s (CHK) current implied volatility is ~51%—1.1% lower than its 15-day average of 51.5%. In comparison, CHK’s peers Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) and EQT Corp. (EQT) had implied volatilities of ~29.8% and ~31.4%, respectively.

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Stock price forecasts for CHK for the next seven days

Based on Chesapeake Energy’s (CHK) implied volatility of ~51%, we can assume that CHK stock is expected to close between $4.62 and $5.31 in the next seven days. This scenario assumes a normal price distribution and a standard deviation of 1. The probability of the stock staying in this range is 68%.

Next, we’ll see what Wall Street analysts think about Chesapeake Energy stock.

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