NYSE:CPK - Chesapeake Utilities Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $91.81 +0.08 (+0.09 %) (As of 12/13/2018 01:02 PM ET)Previous Close$91.73Today's Range$91.33 - $91.8152-Week Range$66.35 - $93.09Volume746 shsAverage Volume45,141 shsMarket Capitalization$1.48 billionP/E Ratio31.67Dividend Yield1.64%Beta0.09 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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, 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 Current SymbolNYSE:CPK Previous Symbol CUSIP16530310 Webwww.chpk.com Phone302-734-6799 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.48 Current Ratio0.30 Quick Ratio0.27 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio31.67 Forward P/E Ratio27.41 P/E Growth4.5 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$617.58 million Price / Sales2.44 Cash Flow$5.7238 per share Price / Cash Flow16.04 Book Value$29.75 per share Price / Book3.09 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.89 Net Income$58.12 million Net Margins9.31% Return on Equity10.25% Return on Assets3.54% Miscellaneous Employees945 Outstanding Shares16,380,000Market Cap$1.48 billion OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Investors of record on Friday, December 14th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Monday, January 7th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View Chesapeake Utilities' Dividend History. When did Chesapeake Utilities' stock split? How did Chesapeake Utilities' stock split work? Chesapeake Utilities shares 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 issued 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.15. The utilities provider earned $140.28 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $142.85 million. Chesapeake Utilities had a net margin of 9.31% and a return on equity of 10.25%. 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, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Chesapeake Utilities. What price target have analysts set for CPK? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Chesapeake Utilities' stock. Their predictions range from $86.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Chesapeake Utilities' stock price to reach $91.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. 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 headlines about CPK stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. 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 Who are Chesapeake Utilities' major shareholders? Chesapeake Utilities' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.43%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.34%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.48%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.71%) and Tufton Capital Management (0.66%). Company insiders that own Chesapeake Utilities stock include Elaine B Bittner, Eugene H Bayard, James F Moriarty, Jeffry M Householder, John R Schimkaitis, P Mcmasters Michael, Stephen C Thompson and Thomas P Hill, Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Chesapeake Utilities. Which institutional investors are selling Chesapeake Utilities stock? CPK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, First Manhattan Co., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and New Amsterdam Partners LLC NY. Company insiders that have sold Chesapeake Utilities company stock in the last year include John R Schimkaitis, P Mcmasters Michael and Stephen C Thompson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chesapeake Utilities. Which institutional investors are buying Chesapeake Utilities stock? CPK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., First Trust Advisors LP, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Chesapeake Utilities stock in the last two years include Eugene H Bayard, 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Chesapeake Utilities' stock price today? One share of CPK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $91.81. How big of a company is Chesapeake Utilities? Chesapeake Utilities has a market capitalization of $1.48 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. 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE CPK)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 221 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 243 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 464MarketBeat'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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are the companies in the S&P 500 selected?