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Shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) are scheduled to split on Tuesday, September 9th, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, July 2nd. The newly issued shares will be distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Monday, September 8th.

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) traded up 0.78% on Monday, hitting $69.5399. The stock had a trading volume of 2,362 shares. Chesapeake Utilities Corp. has a 52 week low of $50.53 and a 52 week high of $73.09. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $68.2 and its 200-day moving average is $64.64. The company has a market cap of $675.5 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.40.

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE:CPK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $100.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $102.90 million. Analysts expect that Chesapeake Utilities Corp. will post $3.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, October 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 11th.

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

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