Chesapeake Utilities Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CPK)

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: $62.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $61.41
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $62.03
  • 52-Week Range: $49.50 - $67.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.81
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.07
  • P/E Growth: 7.03
  • Market Cap: $961.52M
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,323,000
  • Beta: 0.24
  • Net Margins: 9.47%
  • Return on Equity: 12.19%
  • Return on Assets: 4.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 0.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.28%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $71.50 (13.94% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/8/2016Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$59.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
6/24/2016Hilliard LyonsUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$72.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
3/10/2016US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight -> HoldView Rating Details
3/2/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
12/29/2014Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q216$0.49$0.52$98.90 million$102.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$1.50$1.33$183.20 million$146.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.71$0.56$123.82 million$104.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.28$0.33$96.01 million$91.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.38$0.35$110.80 million$92.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$1.10$1.44$161.70 million$170.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q4$0.66$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.25$0.22$93.40 million$91.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.48$0.53$102.90 million$100.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$1.56$1.82$147.40 million$186.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q413$0.99$1.00$109.52 million$122.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.40$0.40$74.50 million$86.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2013Q2 2013$0.57$0.45$86.82 million$94.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$1.35$1.54$131.78 million$140.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2013Q4 2012$0.87$1.02$108.80 million$109.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.24$0.33$86.35 million$78.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.29 EPS
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$0.68$0.68$0.68
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
Annual Dividend:$1.22
Dividend Yield:1.94%
Dividend Growth:5.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.53% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.13% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.08% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.36%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 53.37%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/26/2016John R. SchimkaitisInsiderSell500$62.62$31,310.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016John R. SchimkaitisInsiderSell500$63.03$31,515.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2016John R SchimkaitisInsiderSell500$61.25$30,625.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Elaine B BittnerVPBuy17$59.96$1,019.32View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Thomas P Hill JrDirectorBuy1,000$57.20$57,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015John R SchimkaitisChairmanSell500$57.85$28,925.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Ralph J AdkinsChairmanSell1,000$53.92$53,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Ralph J. AdkinsChairmanSell1,000$51.71$51,710.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Ralph J AdkinsChairmanSell3,200$48.61$155,552.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Thomas Hill, Jr.DirectorBuy1,000$64.05$64,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Ralph AdkinsChairmanSell1,500$64.50$96,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Thomas P Hill JrDirectorBuy1,500$52.22$78,330.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK)
DateHeadline logoChesapeake Utilities Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPK-US : October 26, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - October 26 at 9:16 AM logoChesapeake Utilities Corp. : CPK-US: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 19, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - October 19 at 4:48 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) (NYSE:CPK) - October 16 at 9:02 AM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation To Host Conference Call To Review Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NYSE:CPK) - October 11 at 4:30 PM logoPre-Open Stock Movers 09/22: (WCIC) (AVXL) (NVAX) Higher; (MLHR) (JBL) (CPK) Lower (more...) (NYSE:CPK) - September 22 at 9:57 AM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation Prices Public Offering of Common Stock (NYSE:CPK) - September 22 at 9:57 AM logoChesapeake Utilities to launch $52M share offering (NYSE:CPK) - September 21 at 4:58 PM logoBRIEF-Chesapeake Utilities says files for potential stock shelf size undisclosed - SEC filing (NYSE:CPK) - September 21 at 4:58 PM logoCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES : Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K/A) (NYSE:CPK) - September 21 at 4:57 PM logoCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION : ex-dividend day (NYSE:CPK) - September 14 at 4:25 PM
News IconChesapeake Utilities Corporation announces scholarship recipients (NYSE:CPK) - September 10 at 4:08 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CPK) : September 9, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - September 9 at 4:17 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPK-US : September 8, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - September 8 at 4:16 PM logoChesapeake Utilities : Kicks Off Fourth Annual Summer Cares Program with the Food Bank of Delaware (NYSE:CPK) - September 1 at 4:15 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation Kicks Off Fourth Annual Summer Cares Program with the Food Bank of Delaware (NYSE:CPK) - August 31 at 9:09 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Chesapeake Utilities Corp. : August 18, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - August 18 at 9:36 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPK-US : August 17, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - August 17 at 10:28 AM logoCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CPK) - August 12 at 9:35 PM logoCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP Financials (NYSE:CPK) - August 12 at 4:21 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corp. :CPK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 9, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - August 9 at 5:23 PM logoSum-Of-The-Parts Analysis On Chesapeake Utilities Leads Janney To Upgrade Stock (NYSE:CPK) - August 9 at 10:51 AM logoReport Published: "Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" (NYSE:CPK) - August 8 at 9:10 AM logoChesapeake Utilities' (CPK) CEO Mike McMasters on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:CPK) - August 6 at 10:58 AM logoEdited Transcript of CPK earnings conference call or presentation 5-Aug-16 2:30pm GMT (NYSE:CPK) - August 6 at 10:58 AM logoEastern Shore Natural Gas Receives FERC Approval To Construct And Operate New Facilities In Delaware To Sustain System Reliability (NYSE:CPK) - August 5 at 11:28 AM logoCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION REPORTS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS (NYSE:CPK) - August 4 at 10:03 PM logoCHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION TO HOST INVESTOR DAY ON AUGUST 11, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - August 4 at 10:03 PM logoStock is up at $63.41 Chesapeake Utilities Corporation… (NYSE:CPK) - August 4 at 4:34 PM logoChesapeake Utilities posts 2Q profit (NYSE:CPK) - August 4 at 10:58 AM logoQ2 2016 Chesapeake Utilities Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:CPK) - August 4 at 10:58 AM logoChesapeake Utilities (CPK) Beats Q2 Earnings & Revenues (NYSE:CPK) - August 4 at 10:58 AM logoWhat's Up at Chesapeake Utilities (CPK) in Q2 Earnings? (NYSE:CPK) - August 3 at 4:29 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:CPK) - August 3 at 4:29 PM
News IconCHP Power Plant in Florida Begins Commercial Operations (NYSE:CPK) - August 3 at 10:49 AM logoWhat Awaits Gas Utility Stocks SRE, NFG, CPK in Q2 Earnings? (NYSE:CPK) - August 3 at 10:49 AM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation Commences Operation of Eight Flags Energy combined heat and power Plant (NYSE:CPK) - August 1 at 6:30 AM
News IconAB InBev issues enhanced final offer for SABMiller (NYSE:CPK) - July 30 at 4:01 PM logoCapcom Co., Ltd. :CPK-DE: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - July 22 at 1:21 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Chesapeake Utilities Corp. : July 19, 2016 (NYSE:CPK) - July 19 at 12:13 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation Earns Two National Safety Awards (NYSE:CPK) - July 12 at 5:10 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation And Sharp Energy Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Sharp Energy Headquarters And AutoGas Fueling Station In Georgetown, Delaware (NYSE:CPK) - July 7 at 9:50 AM
News IconChair of the Board of Chesapeake Utilities Corporatio (NYSE:CPK), Schimkaitis John R, sells 500 shares worth $31,513 (NYSE:CPK) - June 29 at 9:25 PM logoChesapeake Utilities : Welcomes Greg Robinson as Director of Corporate Security (NYSE:CPK) - June 28 at 4:19 PM logoWith Shares Trading down at $63.78 (CPK) Chesapeake Utilities Corporation… (NYSE:CPK) - June 28 at 4:19 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation Welcomes Greg Robinson as Director of Corporate Security (NYSE:CPK) - June 28 at 12:51 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Jumps 8.21% on June 24 (NYSE:CPK) - June 25 at 4:17 PM logoWhy Chesapeake Utilities, Gold Fields International, and Finish Line Jumped Today (NYSE:CPK) - June 24 at 5:46 PM logoChesapeake Utilities +8.6% as Hilliard Lyons upgrades to Long-term Buy (NYSE:CPK) - June 24 at 5:06 PM logoFriday Sector Leaders: Precious Metals, Gas Utilities (NYSE:CPK) - June 24 at 4:28 PM logoChesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) price target maintained to $0 as announced today by BB&T Capital Markets (NYSE:CPK) - June 23 at 3:43 PM


Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by Staff