NYSE:CPK - Chesapeake Utilities Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$84.95 -0.75 (-0.88 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 01:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$85.70
Today's Range$84.35 - $85.88
52-Week Range$66.35 - $87.25
Volume63,400 shs
Average Volume66,259 shs
Market Capitalization$1.40 billion
P/E Ratio29.39
Dividend Yield1.73%
Beta0.2
Chesapeake Utilities logoChesapeake 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, southeastern 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. The company also owns and leases office buildings in Delaware and Maryland. It serves residential, commercial, industrial, and wholesale customers. The company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Dover, Delaware.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
SymbolNYSE:CPK
CUSIP16530310
Phone302-734-6799

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.44
Current Ratio0.37
Quick Ratio0.34

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.39
Forward P/E Ratio24.34
P/E Growth4.09

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$617.58 million
Price / Sales2.25
Cash Flow$5.5815 per share
Price / Cash15.22
Book Value$29.75 per share
Price / Book2.86

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.89
Net Income$58.12 million
Net Margins9.80%
Return on Equity10.64%
Return on Assets3.74%

Miscellaneous

Employees945
Outstanding Shares16,360,000
Market Cap$1,402.39

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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, May 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, July 5th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. This is a boost from Chesapeake Utilities's previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. View Chesapeake Utilities' Dividend History.

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

Shares of Chesapeake Utilities split on the morning of Tuesday, September 9th 2014. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, July 2nd 2014. The newly minted shares were payable 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.

How were Chesapeake Utilities' earnings last quarter?

Chesapeake Utilities Co. (NYSE:CPK) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The utilities provider reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.04. Chesapeake Utilities had a return on equity of 10.64% and a net margin of 9.80%. View Chesapeake Utilities' Earnings History.

When is Chesapeake Utilities' next earnings date?

Chesapeake Utilities is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Utilities.

What price target have analysts set for CPK?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Chesapeake Utilities' stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Chesapeake Utilities' share price to reach $85.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Chesapeake Utilities.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chesapeake Utilities?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Utilities in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Chesapeake Utilities' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Chesapeake Utilities include Southwest Gas (SWX), Nextdecade (NEXT), RGC Resources (RGCO), Corning Natural Gas (CNIG) and China Natural Gas (CHNGQ).

Who are Chesapeake Utilities' key executives?

Chesapeake Utilities' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael P. McMasters, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Ms. Beth W. Cooper, Sr. VP, CFO & Assistant Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Stephen C. Thompson, Sr. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jeffry M. Householder, Pres of Florida Public Utilities Company (Age 60)
  • Mr. Vikrant A. Gadgil, VP & Chief Information Officer

Has Chesapeake Utilities been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CPK stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Chesapeake Utilities earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.78 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Chesapeake Utilities' stock price today?

One share of CPK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $84.95.

How big of a company is Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion and generates $617.58 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $58.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.89 on an earnings per share basis. Chesapeake Utilities employs 945 workers across the globe.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE CPK)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  216 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  408
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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