Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): Price and Financial Metrics

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): $130.86

0.83 (+0.64%)

POWR Rating

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  • CPK scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 67.49% of US stocks.
  • CPK's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • CPK's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 16.61% of US stocks).

CPK Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 167.33, 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 84.47% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Chesapeake Utilities Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Chesapeake Utilities Corp is higher than it is for about 87.94% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Chesapeake Utilities Corp are BHR, PDM, OTTR, DEI, and AFIN.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 4.3; this is 48.28% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • CPK's price/earnings ratio has moved up 15.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CPK's price/sales ratio has gone up 4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CPK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CPK 2021-09-01 4.3 3.1 29.1 23.2
CPK 2021-08-31 4.2 3.1 28.8 23.0
CPK 2021-08-30 4.2 3.1 28.5 22.9
CPK 2021-08-27 4.2 3.1 28.4 22.8
CPK 2021-08-26 4.1 3.0 27.8 22.4
CPK 2021-08-25 4.2 3.0 28.3 22.7

CPK Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 20.12%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 40.01%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 9.59%.
CPK's revenue has moved up $32,513,000 over the prior 15 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
2021-06-30 540.726 201.454 79.892
2021-03-31 526.695 180.49 77.035
2020-12-31 488.198 158.916 71.498
2020-09-30 483.154 114.905 71.711
2020-06-30 474.361 120.067 68.071
2020-03-31 508.213 121.286 65.419

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 36.8% of graded US stocks.
  • CPK's asset turnover comes in at 0.279 -- ranking 30th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PNW, OKE, and AEP 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.292 0.336 0.056

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)

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CPK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $130.86 52-week high $133.40
Prev. close $130.03 52-week low $92.79
Day low $128.94 Volume 36,000
Day high $131.81 Avg. volume 52,907
50-day MA $127.24 Dividend yield 1.48%
200-day MA $118.58 Market Cap 2.30B

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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Chesapeake Utilities to Host Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call on November 4th

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021. The earnings press release will be issued on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, after market close.

Yahoo | October 21, 2021

Chesapeake Utilities Secures Sustainability Linked Financing for Capital Investments in Energy Delivery Solutions

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that it has secured $9.6 million in sustainability linked financing from Bank of America to fund capital investments in energy delivery solutions provided by the Company's Marlin Gas Services subsidiary.

Yahoo | October 19, 2021

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Completes Construction of Noble Road Landfill Renewable Natural Gas Transportation Project

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that construction of its Noble Road Landfill Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) pipeline project has been completed. The Company's subsidiary, Aspire Energy of Ohio, constructed the 33.1-mile pipeline, which will transport RNG generated from the Noble Road Landfill in Shiloh, Ohio, to Aspire Energy's pipeline system, displacing conventionally produced natural gas. In conjunction with this expansion, Aspire Energy also upgraded an existing com

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

Lisa G. Bisaccia Appointed to Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Board of Directors

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) today announced that as part of the Board's ongoing succession planning, Lisa G. Bisaccia, retired executive vice president and chief human resources officer of CVS Health, was appointed to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities, effective Oct. 15. During her tenure at CVS Health, Bisaccia focused on employee engagement and organizational culture; launched companywide talent management and leadership

Yahoo | October 12, 2021

Here's What's Concerning About Chesapeake Utilities' (NYSE:CPK) Returns On Capital

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Yahoo | October 10, 2021

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CPK Price Returns

1-mo 7.09%
3-mo 5.65%
6-mo 11.52%
1-year 41.80%
3-year 70.34%
5-year 126.15%
YTD 22.33%
2020 15.15%
2019 19.88%
2018 5.37%
2017 19.34%
2016 20.29%

CPK Dividends

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