Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): Price and Financial Metrics

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): $93.54

4.21 (-4.31%)

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Industry: Utilities - Domestic




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CPK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $93.54 52-week high $132.91
Prev. close $97.75 52-week low $92.93
Day low $92.93 Volume 16,463
Day high $97.31 Avg. volume 76,252
50-day MA $110.94 Dividend yield 2.34%
200-day MA $120.96 Market Cap 1.66B

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  • CPK scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 78.04% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CPK is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • CPK ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

CPK Stock Summary

  • CPK's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 521.39 -- higher than 94.47% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.26% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 8.35% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CPK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are OTTR, NFG, ALE, HPK, and PECO.
  • Visit CPK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CPK Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, CPK's price/sales ratio is 64.71% higher, now standing at 2.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, CPK's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 7.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CPK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CPK 2023-09-22 2.8 2.2 21.6 18.1
CPK 2023-09-21 2.8 2.2 21.7 18.2
CPK 2023-09-20 2.9 2.2 22.0 18.4
CPK 2023-09-19 2.9 2.3 22.1 18.4
CPK 2023-09-18 2.9 2.3 22.2 18.5
CPK 2023-09-15 2.9 2.3 22.4 18.6

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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Latest CPK News From Around the Web

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.

NextEra Energy (NEE) Stock Falls on Plans to Sell Florida City Gas

The market has clearly voted against what it views as a wrong move made by NextEra's management team as NEE stock dips.

Chris MacDonald on InvestorPlace | September 27, 2023

Unveiling Chesapeake Utilities (CPK)'s Value: Is It Really Priced Right? A Comprehensive Guide

An In-depth Look at the Valuation of Chesapeake Utilities

Yahoo | September 27, 2023

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation to Acquire Florida City Gas

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake Utilities" or "the Company") today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Florida City Gas ("FCG") from NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) for $923 million in cash. Upon closing of the transaction, which is expected to occur by the end of the fourth quarter of 2023, FCG will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities. The Company has increased its capital investment plan and extended its earnings guida

Yahoo | September 26, 2023

NextEra Energy announces sale agreement for Florida City Gas and reaffirms long-term outlook

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced its Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Florida City Gas (FCG) to Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) for $923 million in cash.

Yahoo | September 26, 2023

Fortis (FTS) Unveils Capital Outlook, Ups Annual Dividend

Fortis (FTS) shares the details of its latest five-year capital expenditure plan, which is focused on improving the transmission business. It also approves an increase in the dividend rate.

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

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CPK Price Returns

1-mo -14.85%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -27.51%
1-year -17.40%
3-year 15.35%
5-year 23.61%
YTD -19.71%
2022 -17.61%
2021 36.78%
2020 15.15%
2019 19.88%
2018 5.37%

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