The Future of Chesapeake Energy


The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast in which host Chris Hill and analysts Tim Hanson and Bryan Hinmon discuss the top business and investing stories.

In this segment, shares of Chesapeake Energy rose on news that CEO Aubrey McClendon is stepping down in April. What's behind the market's reaction? How much credit or blame does McClendon deserve? Does the stock have more upside once McClendon is gone? Our analysts discuss those questions and examine the future of Chesapeake.

The relevant video segment can be found between 18:33 and 23:28.

Energy investors would be hard-pressed to find another company trading at a deeper discount than Chesapeake Energy. Its share price depreciated after negative news surfaced concerning the company's management and spiraling debt picture. While these issues still persist, giant steps have been taken to help mitigate the problems. To learn more about Chesapeake and its enormous potential, you're invited to check out The Motley Fool's brand-new premium report on the company. Simply click here now to access your copy, and as an added bonus, you'll receive a full year of key updates and expert guidance as news continues to develop.

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