The following video is from this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jason Moser, Michael Olsen, and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Shares of Chesapeake Energy rose 6% on the news that four members of the company's board of directors will be replaced. Is new leadership in the board room a big enough factor to justify buying shares of this beaten-down stock? In this segment, the guys analyze the relative attractiveness of Chesapeake's stock for investors as well as its business (as a potential acquisition candidate) for energy giant ExxonMobil.
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