Chesapeake Energy Corp. ( CHK) has something relatively rare for a stock with this much short interest, that being insiders taking the other side of the trade. Looking back over the trailing six month period, CHK has seen 2 different instances of insider buying, as summarized by the table below:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
11/08/2013 Archie W. Dunham Director 200,000 $25.86 $5,171,600.00
12/13/2013 Thomas L. Ryan Director 6,000 $26.73 $160,380.00
02/28/2014 Thomas L. Ryan Director 10,000 $25.87 $258,700.00

Below is a chart showing the "days to cover" for CHK over time:

And looking at the chart below, CHK's low point in its 52 week range is $18.21 per share, with $29.06 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $24.72.

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