February 9, 2018 - 8:20 AM EST
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Today’s Research Reports on Trending Tickers: Chesapeake Energy and Southwestern Energy

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 9, 2018 / U.S. markets continued to plunge alongside rising interest rates on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 4.15 percent to close at 23,860.46, while the S&P 500 Index fell 3.75 percent to close at 2,581.00. The Dow Jones is currently on pace to post its largest weekly decline since October of 2008. The Nasdaq Composite Index declined 3.90 percent to close at 6,777.16. The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note touched a high of 2.88 percent before settling to close at 2.848 percent on Thursday.

"The big news revolves around bond yields continuing their recent ascent," said Mark Newton, managing member at Newton Advisors, according to CNBC. "Getting over 3.05 percent would indeed break the 30-year downtrend and be very important to suggesting yields should begin a long-term trend higher."

RDI Initiates Coverage on:

Chesapeake Energy Corporation
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=CHK

Southwestern Energy Company
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=SWN

Chesapeake Energy's stock moved 2.42% lower Thursday, to close the day at $2.82. The stock recorded a trading volume of 33,741,894 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 28,788,958 shares. In the last year, Chesapeake Energy's shares have traded in a range of 2.80 - 6.65. The stock is currently trading 57.59% below its 52 week high. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $3.91 is below its 200-day moving average of $4.02. Shares of Chesapeake Energy have fallen roughly 28.97 percent in the past month and are down 28.79 percent year-to-date.

Access RDI’s Chesapeake Energy Corporation Research Report at:
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=CHK

On Thursday, shares of Southwestern Energy recorded a trading volume of 55,019,534 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 23,341,393 shares. The stock ended the day 1.11% higher at 3.64. The stock is currently trading 60.22% below its 52 week high with a 52 week trading range of 3.59 - 9.15. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $5.14 is below its 200-day moving average of $5.59. Shares of Southwestern Energy are trading at a Price to Earnings ratio of 5.85. Shares of Southwestern Energy have fallen roughly 36.47 percent in the past month and are down 34.77 percent year-to-date.

Access RDI’s Southwestern Energy Company Research Report at:
https://rdinvesting.com/news/?ticker=SWN

Our Actionable Research on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) and Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) can be downloaded free of charge at Research Driven Investing.

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Source: ACCESSWIRE Investor Awareness (February 9, 2018 - 8:20 AM EST)

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