Chesapeake Energy Corporation Declares Quarterly Common and Preferred Stock Dividends
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20121217:nBw176272a http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121217006272/en OKLAHOMA CITY--(Business Wire)-- Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.0875 per share quarterly dividend that will be paid on January 31, 2013 to common shareholders of record on January 15, 2013. Chesapeake has approximately 665 million common shares outstanding. In addition, Chesapeake`s Board has declared dividends on its outstanding convertible preferred stock issues, as stated below. 4.50% 5% (2005B) 5.75% 5.75% (Series A) NYSE Symbol CHK Pr D N/A N/A N/A Date of Original Issue September 14, 2005 November 8, 2005 May 17, 2010 May 17, 2010 Registered CUSIP 165167842 165167826 N/A N/A 144A CUSIP N/A 165167834 165167776 165167784 RegS CUSIP N/A N/A U16450204 U16450113 Clean (no legends) CUSIP N/A N/A 165167768 N/A Par Value per Share $0.01 $0.01 $0.01 $0.01 Shares Outstanding 2,558,900 2,095,615 1,497,000 1,100,000 Liquidation Preference per Share $100 $100 $1,000 $1,000 Record Date March 1, 2013 February 1, 2013 February 1, 2013 February 1, 2013 Payment Date March 15, 2013 February 15, 2013 February 15, 2013 February 15, 2013 Amount per Share $1.125 $1.25 $14.375 $14.375 Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) is the second-largest producer of natural gas, a Top 15 producer of oil and natural gas liquids and the most active driller of new wells in the U.S.Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company's operations are focused on discovering and developing unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the U.S.Chesapeake owns leading positions in the Eagle Ford, Utica, Granite Wash, Cleveland, Tonkawa, Mississippi Lime and Niobrara unconventional liquids plays and in the Marcellus, Haynesville/Bossier and Barnett unconventional natural gas shale plays. The company also owns substantial marketing and oilfield services businesses through its subsidiaries Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc. and Chesapeake Oilfield Operating, L.L.C.Further information is available at www.chk.com where Chesapeake routinely posts announcements, updates, events, investor information, presentations and news releases. Chesapeake Energy Corporation Investor Contacts: Jeffrey L. Mobley, CFA, 405-767-4763 email@example.com or John J. Kilgallon, 405-935-4441 firstname.lastname@example.org or Media Contacts: Michael Kehs, 405-935-2560 email@example.com or Jim Gipson, 405-935-1310 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2012