Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): Price and Financial Metrics

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK): $135.99

0.64 (+0.47%)

POWR Rating

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  • CPK scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 75.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CPK is in Momentum, 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 17.13% of US stocks).

CPK Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 384.94, 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 93.26% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Chesapeake Utilities Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CPK is more volatile than only 8.32% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Chesapeake Utilities Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be BHR, GMRE, INSW, EGP, and DOC.
  • 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 year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 17.76%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 40.01%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 48.81%.
CPK's revenue has moved up $134,509,000 over the prior 70 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
2021-12-31 569.968 150.504 83.466
2021-09-30 546.642 195.82 83.106
2021-09-30 546.642 195.82 83.106
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

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)

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CPK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $135.99 52-week high $146.30
Prev. close $135.35 52-week low $117.43
Day low $134.13 Volume 44,971
Day high $136.96 Avg. volume 63,230
50-day MA $128.70 Dividend yield 1.58%
200-day MA $132.82 Market Cap 2.41B

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.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) CEO Jeff Household on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2022, 4:00 PM ET Company Participants Jeff Householder – President and Chief Executive Officer Beth Cooper – Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary James Moriarty – Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report, Establishes Two New Roles to Further Advance ESG Initiatives

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today the publication of its inaugural Sustainability Report, which affirms the Company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments. The Company also announced two new organizational changes to advance its ESG strategy and environmental sustainability initiatives.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Chesapeake Utilities (CPK) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates

Chesapeake Utilities (CPK) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -0.78% and 2.08%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022


Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake Utilities" or the "Company") today announced financial results for the year and the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2021.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

Today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.48 per share dividend will be paid on April 5, 2022 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2022.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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CPK Price Returns

1-mo 6.42%
3-mo 6.31%
6-mo 5.97%
1-year 5.42%
3-year 50.29%
5-year 87.46%
YTD -6.01%
2021 36.78%
2020 15.15%
2019 19.88%
2018 5.37%
2017 19.34%

CPK Dividends

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