Chesapeake Energy: Value Play or Ticking Time Bomb?

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

Some investors out there think Chesapeake Energy is "cheap" and therefore represents a good investing opportunity. David doesn't agree and thinks there might be some serious problems with this company. There are obviously some serious concerns about management, but there also might be some pretty worrying cash-flow problems. It's just too risky, and that's why John and David are looking for different ways of playing natural gas for their real-money 10-Bagger portfolio.

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At the time this article was published David MeierandJohn Reeveshave no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of CARBO Ceramics and Westport Innovations.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendWestport Innovations. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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