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Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) hit a new 52-week high on Friday , StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. The company traded as high as $68.98 and last traded at $68.28, with a volume of 12,050 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $67.86.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $64.21 and its 200-day moving average is $60.77. The company has a market cap of $666.7 million and a P/E ratio of 18.49.

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 6th. The company reported $1.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.26. The company had revenue of $186.34 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $147.40 million. On average, analysts predict that Chesapeake Utilities Corp. will post $3.70 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, July 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.405 per share. This represents a $1.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 12th. This is a boost from Chesapeake Utilities Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.39.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) is a utility company engaged in energy and other businesses.

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