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NYSE:CPK - Chesapeake Utilities Stock Price, Forecast & News

$93.02
+0.42 (+0.45 %)
(As of 12/5/2019 01:27 PM ET)
Today's Range
$92.07
Now: $93.02
$93.02
50-Day Range
$87.77
MA: $91.66
$94.56
52-Week Range
$77.20
Now: $93.02
$97.00
Volume1,500 shs
Average Volume59,042 shs
Market Capitalization$1.53 billion
P/E Ratio28.10
Dividend Yield1.77%
Beta0.15
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, a diversified energy company, engages in regulated and unregulated energy businesses. The company operates in two segments, Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy. The Regulated Energy segment engages in the distribution of natural gas in Delaware, Maryland, and Florida; distribution of electricity in Florida; and transmission of natural gas on the Delmarva Peninsula and in Florida. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP16530310
Phone302-734-6799

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$717.49 million
Cash Flow$6.46 per share
Book Value$31.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$56.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees983
Market Cap$1.53 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE:CPK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chesapeake Utilities' stock symbol?

Chesapeake Utilities trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CPK."

How often does Chesapeake Utilities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.405 per share on Monday, January 6th. This represents a $1.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 13th. View Chesapeake Utilities' Dividend History.

When did Chesapeake Utilities' stock split? How did Chesapeake Utilities' stock split work?

Chesapeake Utilities's stock split on the morning of Tuesday, September 9th 2014. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, July 2nd 2014. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Monday, September 8th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Chesapeake Utilities stock prior to the split would have 150 shares after the split.

How were Chesapeake Utilities' earnings last quarter?

Chesapeake Utilities Co. (NYSE:CPK) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $92.63 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $170.20 million. Chesapeake Utilities had a return on equity of 11.24% and a net margin of 9.26%. View Chesapeake Utilities' Earnings History.

When is Chesapeake Utilities' next earnings date?

Chesapeake Utilities is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Utilities.

What price target have analysts set for CPK?

4 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Chesapeake Utilities' shares. Their forecasts range from $92.00 to $110.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Utilities' stock price to reach $100.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Chesapeake Utilities.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chesapeake Utilities?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Utilities in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Chesapeake Utilities.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Chesapeake Utilities stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Chesapeake Utilities stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a utility company engaged in natural gas distribution and transmission, propane distribution and marketing, advanced information services and other related businesses.Chesapeake's three natural gas distribution divisions serve residential, commercial and industrial customers in southern Delaware, Maryland's Eastern Shore and Florida. The Company's natural gas transmission subsidiary operates an interstate pipeline system that transports gas from various points in Pennsylvania to Delaware and Maryland distribution divisions. " (10/15/2019)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We slightly increase our 2020 EPS to $4.02 (from $4.01) after CPK bought a Pennsylvania propane business with 2,500 customers." (12/18/2018)

Has Chesapeake Utilities been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CPK stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Utilities earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Chesapeake Utilities.

Are investors shorting Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 169,300 shares, a drop of 10.8% from the October 31st total of 189,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 55,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 1.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Chesapeake Utilities' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Chesapeake Utilities' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Chesapeake Utilities own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Chesapeake Utilities investors own include HealthWarehouse.com (HEWA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Comcast (CMCSA), AmerisourceBergen (ABC), Chevron (CVX), Revance Therapeutics (RVNC), Agilent Technologies (A) and American Electric Power (AEP).

Who are Chesapeake Utilities' key executives?

Chesapeake Utilities' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Beth W. Cooper, Exec. VP, CFO & Assistant Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. James F. Moriarty, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. and Chief Policy & Risk Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Stephen C. Thompson, Sr. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Vikrant A. Gadgil, VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Heidi W. Watkins, Investor Relations Administrator

Who are Chesapeake Utilities' major shareholders?

Chesapeake Utilities' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.11%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.02%), Millennium Management LLC (0.83%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.65%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.41%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.32%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Utilities stock include James F Moriarty, John R Schimkaitis, P Mcmasters Michael, Stephen C Thompson and Thomas P Hill, Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Chesapeake Utilities.

Which major investors are selling Chesapeake Utilities stock?

CPK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Navellier & Associates Inc. Company insiders that have sold Chesapeake Utilities company stock in the last year include John R Schimkaitis and Stephen C Thompson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Utilities.

Which major investors are buying Chesapeake Utilities stock?

CPK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, SG Americas Securities LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Barclays PLC, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC and Voloridge Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Chesapeake Utilities stock in the last two years include James F Moriarty and Thomas P Hill, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Utilities.

How do I buy shares of Chesapeake Utilities?

Shares of CPK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Chesapeake Utilities' stock price today?

One share of CPK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.02.

How big of a company is Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion and generates $717.49 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $56.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.31 on an earnings per share basis. Chesapeake Utilities employs 983 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Chesapeake Utilities.

What is Chesapeake Utilities' official website?

The official website for Chesapeake Utilities is http://www.chpk.com/.

How can I contact Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities' mailing address is 909 SILVER LAKE BLVD PO BOX 615, DOVER DE, 19904. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 302-734-6799 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE CPK)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  292 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  566
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Chesapeake Utilities and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CPK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CPK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/5/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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