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Chesapeake Energy CHK-Nasdaq

Overweight Price $43.55 on Feb. 17
by Wells Fargo

Following its emergence from Chapter 11 last week, a revamped Chesapeake Energy offers investors differentiated cash flow versus peers still transitioning to Shale 3.0 [a catchphrase for frackers’ drive to fund operations from cash flow, rather than from borrowing or capital raises]. Management will need time to establish a solid Shale 3.0 track record that investors can believe in.

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