Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (OTCMKTS:CHKR) versus Chesapeake Energy (OTCMKTS:CHKAQ) Head to Head Comparison

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (OTCMKTS:CHKR) and Chesapeake Energy (OTCMKTS:CHKAQ) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust and Chesapeake Energy’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust $4.95 million N/A $3.40 million N/A N/A
Chesapeake Energy $8.49 billion 0.00 -$308.00 million ($54.00) -0.06

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Chesapeake Energy.

Volatility & Risk

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chesapeake Energy has a beta of 1.25, suggesting that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust and Chesapeake Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 0 0 0 0 N/A
Chesapeake Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.0% of Chesapeake Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Chesapeake Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust and Chesapeake Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust 50.40% 13.20% 13.20%
Chesapeake Energy -162.46% N/A -3.45%

Summary

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust beats Chesapeake Energy on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust Company Profile

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust owns royalty interests in oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas properties located in the Colony Granite Wash play in Washita County in the Anadarko Basin of Western Oklahoma. The company has royalty interests in 69 producing wells and 118 development wells, and in approximately 26,400 net acres of area. As of December 31, 2020, its reserve estimates for the royalty interests included 2,736 thousand barrels of oil equivalent of proved developed reserves. Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust was founded in 2011 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Chesapeake Energy Company Profile

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is an independent exploration and production company, which engages in acquisition, exploration and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids from underground reservoirs. It focuses on projects located in Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming. 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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