Chesapeake Utilities Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CPK)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $61.00 (4.25% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/24/2016Hilliard LyonsUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/22/2016BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/10/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingNeutral$56.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/2/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/29/2014Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/4/2016        
5/4/2016Q116$1.50$1.33$183.20 million$146.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2016Q415$0.71$0.56$123.82 million$104.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015Q315$0.28$0.33$96.01 million$91.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2015Q215$0.38$0.35$110.80 million$92.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015Q115$1.10$1.44$161.70 million$170.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/5/2015Q4$0.66$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q314$0.25$0.22$93.40 million$91.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014Q214$0.48$0.53$102.90 million$100.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q114$1.56$1.82$147.40 million$186.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2014Q413$0.99$1.00$109.52 million$122.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013Q313$0.40$0.40$74.50 million$86.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/9/2013Q2 2013$0.57$0.45$86.82 million$94.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2013Q1 2013$1.35$1.54$131.78 million$140.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/7/2013Q4 2012$0.87$1.02$108.80 million$109.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2012Q312$0.24$0.33$86.35 million$78.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.40$1.40$1.40
Q2 20161$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20161$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20161$0.80$0.80$0.80
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
Annual Dividend:$1.22
Dividend Yield:1.91%
Payout Ratio:46.39% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
42.51% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.42% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:5.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/5/2016quarterly$0.311.97%6/13/20166/15/20167/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2016quarterly$0.291.78%3/11/20163/15/20164/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015quarterly$0.292.2%12/11/201512/15/20151/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2015quarterly$0.292.39%9/11/20159/15/201510/5/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2015quarterly$0.292.36%6/11/20156/15/20157/6/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2015quarterly$0.272.37%3/13/20153/17/20154/6/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014quarterly$0.272.29%12/11/201412/15/20141/5/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014quarterly$0.271.66%9/11/20149/15/201410/6/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014quarterly$0.412.57%6/12/20146/16/20147/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/5/2014quarterly$0.392.59%3/13/20143/17/20144/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013quarterly$0.392.72%12/12/201312/16/20131/6/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2013quarterly$0.392.6%9/11/20139/13/201310/7/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2013quarterly$0.392.84%6/13/20136/17/20137/5/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2013quarterly$0.373%3/18/20133/20/20134/5/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/27/2016John R. SchimkaitisInsiderSell500$63.03$31,515.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/28/2016John R SchimkaitisInsiderSell500$61.25$30,625.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/7/2016Elaine B BittnerVPBuy17$59.96$1,019.32View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2016Thomas P Hill JrDirectorBuy1,000$57.20$57,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/28/2015John R SchimkaitisChairmanSell500$57.85$28,925.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/18/2015Ralph J AdkinsChairmanSell1,000$53.92$53,920.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/16/2015Ralph J. AdkinsChairmanSell1,000$51.71$51,710.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/18/2015Ralph J AdkinsChairmanSell3,200$48.61$155,552.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/15/2014Thomas Hill, Jr.DirectorBuy1,000$64.05$64,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/12/2014Ralph AdkinsChairmanSell1,500$64.50$96,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/17/2013Thomas P Hill JrDirectorBuy1,500$52.22$78,330.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
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07/22/16 12:21 AMCapcom Co., Ltd. :CPK-DE: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 -
07/19/16 11:13 AMETF’s with exposure to Chesapeake Utilities Corp. : July 19, 2016 -
07/12/16 04:10 PMChesapeake Utilities Corporation Earns Two National Safety Awards - [PR Newswire] - DOVER, Del., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake) announced today that it has earned two Safety Achievement Awards from the American Gas Association (AGA). ...
07/07/16 08:50 AMChesapeake Utilities Corporation And Sharp Energy Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Sharp Energy Headquarters And AutoGas Fueling Station In Georgetown, Delaware - [PR Newswire] - DOVER, Del., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) (Chesapeake) and Sharp Energy Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, have opened the new Sharp Energy headquarters building and AutoGas fueling station in Georgetown, Delaware. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held June 30, 2016 at 22945 East Piney Grove Road, Georgetown, Delaware. The event was hosted by Chesapeake and Sharp Energy and attended by state, local and Company officials.
06/29/16 08:25 PMChair of the Board of Chesapeake Utilities Corporatio (NYSE:CPK), Schimkaitis John R, sells 500 shares worth $31,513
06/28/16 03:19 PMChesapeake Utilities : Welcomes Greg Robinson as Director of Corporate Security
06/28/16 03:19 PMWith Shares Trading down at $63.78 (CPK) Chesapeake Utilities Corporation…
06/28/16 11:51 AMChesapeake Utilities Corporation Welcomes Greg Robinson as Director of Corporate Security - [at noodls] - June 27, 2016 Dover, Delaware - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced today that Greg Robinson has joined the Company as Director of Corporate Security. In this ...
06/25/16 03:17 PMChesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Jumps 8.21% on June 24
06/24/16 04:46 PMWhy Chesapeake Utilities, Gold Fields International, and Finish Line Jumped Today - These stocks defied the Brexit plunge. Find out why.
06/24/16 04:06 PMChesapeake Utilities +8.6% as Hilliard Lyons upgrades to Long-term Buy -
06/24/16 03:28 PMFriday Sector Leaders: Precious Metals, Gas Utilities
06/23/16 02:43 PMChesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) price target maintained to $0 as announced today by BB&T Capital Markets
06/22/16 08:34 AMCoverage initiated on Chesapeake Utilities by BB&T Capital Mkts -
06/20/16 03:20 PMMonday Sector Laggards: Agriculture & Farm Products, Gas Utilities
06/20/16 07:35 AMChesapeake Utilities Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPK-US : June 20, 2016 -
06/16/16 01:24 AMCapcom Co., Ltd. :CPK-DE: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : June 16, 2016 -
06/13/16 09:13 AMChesapeake Utilities Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (CPK) -
06/10/16 07:06 AMChesapeake Utilities Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPK-US : June 10, 2016 -
06/04/16 08:43 PM(CHK) Bonds Rise 2.2% During Trading
05/20/16 02:25 PMCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement -
05/19/16 02:45 PMETF’s with exposure to Chesapeake Utilities Corp. : May 19, 2016 -
05/19/16 11:18 AMRevenue Update on Chesapeake Utilities Corporation(NYSE:CPK) - Trade Calls - TCCRevenue Update on Chesapeake Utilities Corporation(NYSE:CPK)Trade CallsChesapeake Utilities Corporation(NYSE:CPK) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1. The results came in during Pre-market on May 4, 2016. Company reported revenue of $146.30M. Analysts estimated a revenue of $183.20M.Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) Updated Broker RatingsRisers & Fallersall 63 news articles »
05/18/16 12:06 PMChesapeake Utilities Corporation's Natural Gas Transmission Subsidiary Begins Regulatory Process For Its 2017 ... - PR Newswire (press release) - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Natural Gas Transmission Subsidiary Begins Regulatory Process For Its 2017 ...PR Newswire (press release)DOVER, Del., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake Utilities" or the "Company") today announced that its natural gas transmission subsidiary, Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company ("Eastern Shore"), ...and more »
05/18/16 12:06 PMChesapeake Utilities Corporation(NYSE:CPK) Declares Dividend of $0.3050. - Trade Calls - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation(NYSE:CPK) Declares Dividend of $0.3050.Trade CallsChesapeake Utilities Corporation(CPK) last announced its earnings results on May 4, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1.Company reported revenue of $146.30M. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $183.20M. Earnings per share were $1.33. Analysts had ...How Many Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK)'s Analysts Are Bearish?Wall Street Hints and Newsall 2 news articles »
05/18/16 07:26 AMChesapeake Utilities Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPK-US : May 18, 2016 -
05/18/16 04:16 AMCapcom Co., Ltd. :CPK-DE: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : May 18, 2016 -
05/17/16 09:42 AMChesapeake Utilities Corporation’s Natural Gas Transmission Subsidiary Begins Regulatory Process For Its 2017 Expansion Project - [at noodls] - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s Natural Gas Transmission Subsidiary Begins Regulatory Process For Its 2017 Expansion Project
05/16/16 04:46 PMChesapeake Utilities Corporation's Natural Gas Transmission Subsidiary Begins Regulatory Process For Its 2017 Expansion Project - [PR Newswire] - DOVER, Del., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake Utilities" or the "Company") today announced that its natural gas transmission subsidiary, ...
05/14/16 05:42 AMBroker Roundup For Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) - Share Trading News - Broker Roundup For Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK)Share Trading NewsChesapeake Utilities Corporation (Chesapeake) is an energy company. The Company, through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, is engaged in various energy and other businesses. The Company provides natural gas distribution and transmission, ...and more »
05/12/16 06:01 AMChesapeake Utilities (CPK) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark - In general, dividend amounts are not always predictable and tend to follow the ups and downs of profitability at each company. In the case of Chesapeake Utilities Corp., looking at the history chart for CPK below can help in judging whether the most recent ...
05/10/16 01:47 PMCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exh -
05/09/16 05:41 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) - Share Trading News - Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK)Share Trading NewsChesapeake Utilities Corporation (Chesapeake) is an energy company. The Company, through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, is engaged in various energy and other businesses. The Company provides natural gas distribution and transmission, ...and more »
05/08/16 05:25 AMRalph J. Adkins, Richard Bernstein, And Joseph E. Moore Retire From The Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Board Of ... - PR Newswire (press release) - Ralph J. Adkins, Richard Bernstein, And Joseph E. Moore Retire From The Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Board Of ...PR Newswire (press release)... May 4, 2016, the Board of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) recognized Board Chair Emeritus Ralph J. Adkins and Board members Richard Bernstein and Joseph E. Moore for their many years of service to the Company and its shareholders.and more »
05/07/16 05:31 AMChesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Q1 Earnings Drop Amid Warm Climate - Business Finance News - Business Finance NewsChesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Q1 Earnings Drop Amid Warm ClimateBusiness Finance NewsChesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) reported its first quarter of fiscal 2016 (1QFY16) financial results after market close yesterday. As had been the case this season with oil companies, low oil price weighed down on the company's performance.Chesapeake Utilities Co. (CPK) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.13 EPSWeb Breaking NewsChesapeake Utilities Misses Q1 Profit and Sales Estimates (NYSE:CPK)Sonoran Weekly ReviewChesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $-0.17 EPSMarket DigestRisers & Fallers -PR Newswire (press release) -B.O.D.Y Confidentialall 18 news articles »
05/07/16 05:31 AMChesapeake Utilities' (CPK) CEO Mike McMasters on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - Chesapeake Utilities' (CPK) CEO Mike McMasters on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaGood morning. My name is Chrystal and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Chesapeake Utilities first quarter financial results conference call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent ...
05/06/16 06:39 PMEdited Transcript of CPK earnings conference call or presentation 6-May-16 2:30pm GMT -
05/06/16 03:41 PM4:41 pm Chesapeake Utilities Chair Emeritus Ralph Adkins retires -
05/06/16 03:31 PMRalph J. Adkins, Richard Bernstein, And Joseph E. Moore Retire From The Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Board Of Directors - [PR Newswire] - DOVER, Del., May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 4, 2016, the Board of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) recognized Board Chair Emeritus Ralph J. Adkins and Board members Richard Bernstein and ...
05/06/16 10:25 AMChesapeake Utilities Corp. :CPK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/05/16 12:52 PMCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition -
05/05/16 12:49 PMCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report -
05/05/16 07:07 AMChesapeake Utilities Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPK-US : May 5, 2016 -
05/04/16 05:43 PMChesapeake Utilities declares $0.305 dividend -
05/04/16 02:52 PMChesapeake Utilities Corporation Raises Dividend By 6.1 Percent - [PR Newswire] - DOVER, Del., May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At their meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) voted to increase the quarterly cash dividend on the Company's ...
05/04/16 07:42 AMBRIEF-Chesapeake Utilities Corp reports Q1 earnings per share $1.33 - * Chesapeake Utilities Corporation reports first quarter results
05/04/16 07:40 AMChesapeake Utilities Q1 Results Fail To Cheer Investors - Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) disclosed that it earned a net income of $20.4 million, or $1.33 per share in the first quarter. This was 3.5 percent lower than $21.11 million or $1.44 per share earned in the same quarter last year. The company's total operating revenues fell 14 percent to $146.3 million from $170.08 million in the previous year quarter. Both earnings and revenue fell significantly from the analysts' expectations of $1.50 a share and $83.20 million. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation blamed warmer weather for reducing current quarterly earnings by $0.27 per share compared to the first ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
05/04/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 Chesapeake Utilities Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
05/04/16 05:50 AMChesapeake Utilities posts 1Q profit -
05/04/16 05:30 AMChesapeake Utilities Corporation Reports First Quarter Results - [PR Newswire] - DOVER, Del., May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake Utilities" or the "Company") today reported first quarter financial results. The Company's ...

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About Chesapeake Utilities Corp.

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation (Chesapeake) is an energy company. The Company, through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, is engaged in regulated and unregulated energy businesses. It provides natural gas distribution and transmission, natural gas supply, gathering and processing, electric distribution and propane distribution service. It operates through two segments: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy. The Regulated Energy segment includes its natural gas distribution, natural gas transmission and electric distribution operations. The Unregulated Energy segment includes its propane distribution, propane wholesale marketing, natural gas marketing and natural gas supply, gathering and processing services, which are unregulated as to their rates and services. Also included in the Unregulated Energy segment are other unregulated energy services, such as energy-related merchandise sales and heating, ventilation and air conditioning plumbing and electrical services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CPK
  • CUSIP: 16530310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $63.71
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $63.25
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $61.32
  • P/E Ratio: 24.11
  • P/E Growth: 7.62
  • Market Cap: $975.27M
  • Beta: 0.23
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.87 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.26 EPS
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Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) Chart for Friday, July, 29, 2016