Time to Buy This Unloved Natural Gas Stock?

The following video is part of this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jeff Fischer, Jason Moser, and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Shares of Chesapeake Energy fell 10% on Wednesday after it was reported that CEO Aubrey McClendon had taken out $1.1 billion in personal loans over the past three years based on collateral from his stake in the company's well holdings. In this segment, the guys analyze the latest episode involving McClendon and share why now may, in fact, be the best time to buy shares.

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  • Report this Comment On April 19, 2012, at 8:53 PM, iswhatitis wrote:

    Been buying on the way down. It's was at a discount before, now it's a steal. Can you say Utica?

  • Report this Comment On April 19, 2012, at 9:32 PM, flashbacck wrote:

    If you think having a guy in charge of your company, making shady personal financial dealings and questionable compensation, is acceptable. Then yea, it looks like a fantastic steal.

  • Report this Comment On April 20, 2012, at 4:28 AM, ricksrph wrote:

    Business as usual @ CHK looks unethical, if not illegal. Don't corporations have laws with which to comply? Public opinion be damned apparently. Oops...corporations are people too...let's not discipline them...caveat emptor, ad nauseum...

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