1. As of noon trading, Chesapeake Energy ( CHK) is up $0.62 (2.5%) to $25.57 on average volume. Thus far, 5.2 million shares of Chesapeake Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.79-$25.63 after having opened the day at $24.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.95. Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of natural gas and oil properties in the United States. The company also offers marketing, midstream, drilling, and other oilfield services. Chesapeake Energy has a market cap of $16.6 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 50.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Chesapeake Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Chesapeake Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Chesapeake Energy Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the basic materials sector could consider Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB) while those bearish on the basic materials sector could consider ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd ( SBM).