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

$85.50
-4.48 (-4.98 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$81.30
Now: $85.50
$89.23
50-Day Range
$85.50
MA: $96.07
$100.41
52-Week Range
$81.30
Now: $85.50
$101.29
Volume144,840 shs
Average Volume52,116 shs
Market Capitalization$1.40 billion
P/E Ratio21.65
Dividend Yield1.80%
Beta0.17
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$479.60 million
Cash Flow$5.70 per share
Book Value$31.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$56.58 million

Miscellaneous

Employees983
Market Cap$1.40 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (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, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.405 per share on Monday, April 6th. This represents a $1.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 12th. 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 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' 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 10.82% and a net margin of 11.17%. View Chesapeake Utilities' Earnings History.

When is Chesapeake Utilities' next earnings date?

Chesapeake Utilities is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Utilities.

What price target have analysts set for CPK?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Chesapeake Utilities' stock. Their forecasts range from $92.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Utilities' stock price to reach $103.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Chesapeake Utilities.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chesapeake Utilities?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chesapeake Utilities in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Chesapeake Utilities.

Has Chesapeake Utilities been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CPK stock have been trending extremely negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chesapeake Utilities earned a news sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media 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 increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 125,700 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the January 15th total of 116,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 58,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), HealthWarehouse.com (HEWA), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Comcast (CMCSA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AmerisourceBergen (ABC) and Chevron (CVX).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (3.81%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.33%), State Street Corp (2.21%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.34%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.32%) and Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.27%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Utilities stock include James F Moriarty, John R Schimkaitis, P Mcmasters Michael and Stephen C Thompson. 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, 361 Capital LLC, Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc. and Gabelli Funds 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 Tributary Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Bank of America Corp DE, Boston Trust Walden Corp, ProShare Advisors LLC, State Street Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 $85.50.

How big of a company is Chesapeake Utilities?

Chesapeake Utilities has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion and generates $479.60 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $56.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.66 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:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  610
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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