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chesapeake utilities corp (CPK) Snapshot

Open
$61.55
Previous Close
$61.15
Day High
$62.48
Day Low
$60.91
52 Week High
03/25/14 - $64.52
52 Week Low
04/17/13 - $48.26
Market Cap
597.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
22.9K
EPS TTM
$3.49
Shares Outstanding
9.7M
EX-Date
03/13/14
P/E TM
17.7x
Dividend
$1.54
Dividend Yield
2.50%
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chesapeake utilities corp (CPK) Details

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation operates as a diversified energy company. The company operates in three segments: Regulated Energy, Unregulated Energy, and Other. The Regulated Energy segment distributes natural gas in Delaware, Maryland and Florida; distributes electricity in Florida; and transmits natural gas on the Delmarva Peninsula and in Florida. The Unregulated Energy segment wholesales and distributes propane; and markets natural gas. This segment also provides other unregulated energy services, such as energy-related merchandise sales; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; plumbing; and electrical services. The Other segment provides information technology services and solutions for enterprise and e-business applications. The company serves residential, industrial, commercial, and wholesale clients. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Dover, Delaware.

842 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/14
Founded in 1859

chesapeake utilities corp (CPK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $430.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $282.3K
Senior Vice President and President of Easter...
Total Annual Compensation: $317.5K
President of Florida Public Utilities
Total Annual Compensation: $271.3K
Senior Vice President of Strategic Developmen...
Total Annual Compensation: $232.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

chesapeake utilities corp (CPK) Key Developments

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Names Mark Eisenhower as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Development

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that Mark Eisenhower has joined the company as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Development. In his new role, Mr. Eisenhower will play a critical leadership role in the development of the company's strategic plan. Specifically, working on converting strategic growth goals into specific business opportunities. In collaboration with other leaders, he will be responsible for facilitating business acquisitions or development projects through the various stages of a transaction including integration into the company. He will develop and manage the business development pipeline and collaborate with business units on new and existing business opportunities. Mr. Eisenhower has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry in areas such as marketing and trading, exploration and production, power generation, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining the Chesapeake team, Mr. Eisenhower worked for Pace Global, A Siemens Business, as Vice President and Managing Director. As a member of the senior management team, he provided transaction and support services to a wide range of clients and oversaw sales for Pace Global's energy consulting and management services.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2013; Provides Capex Guidance for 2014

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $9,683,000 or $1.01 per basic share and $1.00 per diluted share on total operating Revenue was $444,306,000 against net income of $9,857,000 or $1.03 per basic share and $1.02 per diluted share on total operating revenue was $392,502,000 a year ago. Total operating income was $18,312,000 compared to $18,543,000 a year ago. Pre-tax income of $16,151,000 compared to $16,512,000 a year ago. For the full year, the company reported net income of $32,787,000 or $3.41 per basic share and $3.39 per diluted share on total operating revenue was $122,887,000 against net income of $28,863,000 or $3.01 per basic share and $2.99 per diluted share on total operating Revenue was $109,516,000 a year ago. Total operating income was $62,734,000 compared to $56,635,000 a year ago. Pre-tax income of $54,872,000 compared to $48,159,000 a year ago. The higher retail propane margins generated $0.20 of incremental earnings per share in 2013 and drove ROE or return on equity from 11.6% in 2012 to 12.2% in 2013. Capital expenditures for 2013 totaled $108 million. The company expects 2014 capital expenditures to be approximately $111 million, nearly 4x the level of expenditures 5 years earlier.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

At meeting held on March 5, 2014, the board of directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.385 per share on the company's common stock. The $0.385 per share dividend will be paid on April 7, 2014 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2014. The board of directors increased the quarterly dividend by 5.5% in May of 2013, reaffirming their continued confidence in the sustainable long-term earnings growth of the company.

 

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