Chesapeake Utilities Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:CPK)

$94.09
-0.30 (-0.32 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 03:33 AM ET)
Today's Range
$93.49
Now: $94.09
$94.68
50-Day Range
$90.41
MA: $93.57
$95.54
52-Week Range
$77.20
Now: $94.09
$96.27
Volume74,199 shs
Average Volume53,571 shs
Market Capitalization$1.54 billion
P/E Ratio28.43
Dividend Yield1.72%
Beta0.22
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$6.3063 per share
Book Value$31.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$56.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees983
Market Cap$1.54 billion
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (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, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.405 per share on Monday, October 7th. This represents a $1.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 12th. View Chesapeake Utilities' Dividend History.

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

Chesapeake Utilities's stock 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 issued 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $130.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $169.40 million. Chesapeake Utilities had a return on equity of 11.30% and a net margin of 8.62%. 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, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Utilities.

What price target have analysts set for CPK?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Chesapeake Utilities' shares. Their predictions range from $90.00 to $110.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Utilities' share price to reach $97.4133 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Chesapeake Utilities.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chesapeake Utilities?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Utilities in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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. " (8/13/2019)
  • 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?

News coverage about CPK stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Utilities earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Chesapeake Utilities.

Are investors shorting Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 164,900 shares, an increase of 15.6% from the July 31st total of 142,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 75,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View Chesapeake Utilities' Current Options Chain.

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).

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), Revance Therapeutics (RVNC), Premaitha Health (NIPT), Paypal (PYPL), AbbVie (ABBV), AmerisourceBergen (ABC), CVS Health (CVS), Chevron (CVX) and Kinder Morgan (KMI).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (13.91%), BlackRock Inc. (8.25%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.33%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.50%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.78%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.31%). 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 Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Algert Global LLC, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Energy Income Partners LLC and Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC. 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, BlackRock Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, First Trust Advisors LP, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. and Bahl & Gaynor Inc.. 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 $94.09.

How big of a company is Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities has a market capitalization of $1.54 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:  257 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  534
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 9/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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