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NYSE:CPKChesapeake Utilities Stock Price, Forecast & News

$84.49
-0.37 (-0.44 %)
(As of 07/31/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$82.32
Now: $84.49
$84.64
50-Day Range
$80.50
MA: $84.36
$88.31
52-Week Range
$69.47
Now: $84.49
$101.29
Volume68,584 shs
Average Volume63,232 shs
Market Capitalization$1.39 billion
P/E Ratio21.28
Dividend Yield2.08%
Beta0.27
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. The Unregulated Energy segment distributes propane in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Florida; markets natural gas in Florida, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, and other states; supplies, gathers, and processes unregulated natural gas in central and eastern Ohio; and generates electricity and steam. This segment also provides other unregulated energy services, such as energy-related merchandise sales; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning services; and plumbing and electrical services. It serves residential, commercial, industrial, and wholesale customers. The company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Dover, Delaware.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.21 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$479.60 million
Cash Flow$7.01 per share
Book Value$34.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$65.15 million

Miscellaneous

Employees983
Market Cap$1.39 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$84.49
-0.37 (-0.44 %)
(As of 07/31/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE:CPK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Chesapeake Utilities' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Chesapeake Utilities' stock was trading at $93.46 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CPK shares have decreased by 9.6% and is now trading at $84.49.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Chesapeake Utilities?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Utilities in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Chesapeake Utilities' next earnings date?

Chesapeake Utilities is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020.
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How can I listen to Chesapeake Utilities' earnings call?

Chesapeake Utilities will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 5th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Chesapeake Utilities' earnings last quarter?

Chesapeake Utilities Co. (NYSE:CPK) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.74 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $152.71 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $181.90 million. Chesapeake Utilities had a net margin of 12.87% and a return on equity of 10.77%.
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How often does Chesapeake Utilities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Investors of record on Monday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Monday, July 6th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 12th. This is a positive change from Chesapeake Utilities's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41.
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When did Chesapeake Utilities' stock split? How did Chesapeake Utilities' stock split work?

Chesapeake Utilities shares split before market open on 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 market closes 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.

What guidance has Chesapeake Utilities issued on next quarter's earnings?

Chesapeake Utilities issued an update on its FY 2022 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 4.70-4.90 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for CPK?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Chesapeake Utilities' stock. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Utilities' stock price to reach $100.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has Chesapeake Utilities been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CPK stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Utilities earned a news impact score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities saw a decline in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 276,400 shares, a decline of 19.2% from the June 30th total of 342,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 84,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 AbbVie (ABBV), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Adobe (ADBE), Consolidated Edison (ED), IBM (IBM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Chesapeake Utilities' key executives?

Chesapeake Utilities' management team includes the following 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

What is Chesapeake Utilities' stock symbol?

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

Who are Chesapeake Utilities' major shareholders?

Chesapeake Utilities' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include First Trust Advisors LP (3.21%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.42%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.01%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.86%), Ziegler Capital Management LLC (0.55%) and Moody Aldrich Partners LLC (0.48%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Utilities stock include James F Moriarty, John R Schimkaitis, Stephen C Thompson and Thomas P Hill, Jr.
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Which institutional investors are selling Chesapeake Utilities stock?

CPK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., UBS Group AG, Strs Ohio, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, Pitcairn Co., and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Chesapeake Utilities company stock in the last year include John R Schimkaitis, and Stephen C Thompson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Chesapeake Utilities stock?

CPK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Comerica Bank, Copeland Capital Management LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Brasada Capital Management LP, Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Chesapeake Utilities stock in the last two years include James F Moriarty, and Thomas P Hill, Jr.
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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 $84.49.

How big of a company is Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities has a market capitalization of $1.39 billion and generates $479.60 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $65.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.66 on an earnings per share basis. Chesapeake Utilities employs 983 workers across the globe.

What is Chesapeake Utilities' official website?

The official website for Chesapeake Utilities is www.chpk.com.

How can I contact Chesapeake Utilities?

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

This page was last updated on 8/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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