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Is Now the Time to Buy Chesapeake Energy?

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Jason Moser and advisor Charly Travers discuss topics across the investing world.

Last month in their Buy, Sell, Hold series, Jason rated Chesapeake Energy a sell due to concerns about management, while Charly pointed out that the company does have a premier asset base, which makes the stock worth revisiting if the price were to drop. With the stock down over 30% in recent weeks, it's time to see if Chesapeake's massive oil and gas reserves can overcome Jason's reservations about CEO Aubrey McClendon.

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Charly Travers has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Jason Moser has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of CARBO Ceramics, Halliburton, and Ultra Petroleum, and has the following options: long Jan. 2014 $30.00 calls on Ultra Petroleum, long Jan. 2014 $40.00 calls on Ultra Petroleum, and long Jan. 2014 $50.00 calls on Ultra Petroleum. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Halliburton and Ultra Petroleum. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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  • Report this Comment On April 20, 2012, at 1:45 PM, rv1977 wrote:

    Aubry cares more about Aubry than his shareholders.2$ gas is bad enough without this side show. Thanks Aubry for losing me thousands!

  • Report this Comment On April 20, 2012, at 1:54 PM, rv1977 wrote:

    Why did he need to hide his loans from the shareholders? His puppets on the board would have probably gave him another huge bonus or maybe he has some more maps to sell to CHK

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