Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): Price and Financial Metrics

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): $125.40

-1.35 (-1.07%)

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CPK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $125.40 52-week high $138.49
Prev. close $126.75 52-week low $105.79
Day low $125.31 Volume 94,400
Day high $126.94 Avg. volume 79,971
50-day MA $126.77 Dividend yield 1.69%
200-day MA $123.42 Market Cap 2.23B

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  • CPK scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 74.39% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CPK is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • CPK's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 17.63% of US stocks).

CPK Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 320.14, CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 92.27% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 1.65% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be OTTR, NOMD, NFG, SRC, and CUZ.
  • CPK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP's official web site, go to

CPK Valuation Summary

  • CPK's EV/EBIT ratio is 20.2; this is 8.18% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CPK's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CPK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CPK 2023-05-17 3.2 2.6 24.6 20.2
CPK 2023-05-16 3.3 2.6 24.7 20.2
CPK 2023-05-15 3.3 2.6 25.1 20.5
CPK 2023-05-12 3.3 2.6 25.2 20.6
CPK 2023-05-11 3.3 2.6 25.0 20.4
CPK 2023-05-10 3.4 2.6 25.5 20.7

CPK Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 0.32%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 16%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -6.58%.
CPK's revenue has moved down $15,998,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows CPK's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 680.704 158.882 89.796
2022-09-30 653.767 133.73 86.358
2022-06-30 630.049 140.083 89.171
2022-03-31 601.661 139.242 85.933
2021-12-31 569.968 150.504 83.466
2021-09-30 546.642 195.82 83.106

CPK's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CPK has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 36.64% of graded US stocks.
  • CPK's asset turnover comes in at 0.277 -- ranking 30th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • AEP, ED, and SJW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CPK.

The table below shows CPK's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.277 0.394 0.058
2021-06-30 0.279 0.397 0.057
2021-03-31 0.277 0.391 0.056
2020-12-31 0.263 0.395 0.054
2020-09-30 0.265 0.377 0.054
2020-06-30 0.267 0.363 0.054

CPK Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CPK, see our CPK price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $130.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Company Bio

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission, gathering and processing, electricity distribution, propane gas distribution, wholesale marketing, and other businesses. The company was founded in 1859 and is based in Dover, Delaware.

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Below are the latest news stories about CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CPK as an investment opportunity.

Chesapeake Utilities' (NYSE:CPK) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

The board of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation ( NYSE:CPK ) has announced that the dividend on 5th of July will be...

Yahoo | May 21, 2023

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Publishes 2022 Sustainability Report

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today released its 2022 Sustainability Report, which highlights the Company's progress on environmental sustainability goals; investment in employee and community engagement; and excellence in corporate governance.

Yahoo | May 16, 2023

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation to Host Live Webcast During 2023 AGA Financial Forum

The Company announced today that Jeff Householder, Chairman of the Board, president and CEO, Beth Cooper, executive vice president, CFO, treasurer and assistant corporate secretary and Jim Moriarty, executive vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief policy and risk officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will be hosting a live webcast at 12:50 pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) on Sunday, May 21st during the 2023 AGA Financial Forum. Webcast participants will le

Yahoo | May 15, 2023

Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE:CPK) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.59

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's ( NYSE:CPK ) periodic dividend will be increasing on the 5th of July to $0.59, with...

Yahoo | May 7, 2023

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Board of Directors Appoints Jeffry M. Householder as Chair of the Board and Thomas J. Bresnan as Independent Lead Director

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announces that the Board of Directors appointed Jeffry M. Householder, the Company's president and chief executive officer, as chair of the Board and Thomas J. Bresnan as the independent lead director of the Board, effective May 3. Bresnan has served as an independent director of the Company since 2001, chair of the audit committee since 2004, and a member of the investment committee since 2016. Householder succeeds John R. Schimkaitis, who has served

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

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CPK Price Returns

1-mo 1.54%
3-mo -1.16%
6-mo 8.20%
1-year -4.47%
3-year 46.08%
5-year 72.36%
YTD 6.57%
2022 -17.61%
2021 36.78%
2020 15.15%
2019 19.88%
2018 5.37%

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