Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) EPS Estimated At $0.55

July 28, 2017 - By test

 Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) EPS Estimated At $0.55
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.11 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 20 investors sold Chesapeake Utilities Corporation shares while 55 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 9.23 million shares or 1.65% more from 9.08 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
D E Shaw And Co Inc owns 8,261 shares. Martingale Asset L P holds 0.06% in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) or 63,557 shares. Moreover, Raymond James Svcs Advsrs Inc has 0.01% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 11,590 shares. First Personal Financial holds 0% or 98 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup Inc accumulated 0% or 14,157 shares. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 38,069 shares. Moreover, Northern Trust has 0% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 201,667 shares. Moreover, Da Davidson & Company has 0% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Acadian Asset Management Lc holds 0% in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) or 18 shares. Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability Com holds 1,975 shares. Ameriprise Financial Inc has invested 0% in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Dana Inv Advisors has 0.12% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK). Price T Rowe Assoc Md reported 1.54M shares. Metropolitan Life Insur accumulated 10,443 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Pnc Grp owns 25,003 shares.

Since March 6, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 insider sales for $185,114 activity. The insider Bittner Elaine B. sold $57,569. SCHIMKAITIS JOHN R had sold 2,125 shares worth $145,988 on Thursday, March 16. $59,953 worth of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) was bought by Bayard Eugene H.

Investors wait Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) to report on August, 3. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.55 EPS, up $0.03 or 5.77 % from last year’s $0.52 same quarter earnings. This translates into $8.95 million profit for CPK giving the stock a 35.18 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.55 EPS is accurate. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s Wall Street analysts see -52.99 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $1.17 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $77.4. About 31,091 shares traded. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) has risen 25.44% since July 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.74% the S&P500.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE:CPK), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Chesapeake Utilities had 9 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of CPK in report on Wednesday, April 26 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Friday, December 9. The rating was initiated by Seaport Global on Friday, December 2 with “Neutral”. The stock of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) earned “Long-Term Buy” rating by Hilliard Lyons on Friday, June 24. As per Wednesday, March 2, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. The company was initiated on Tuesday, November 29 by Wells Fargo. Robert W. Baird upgraded Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) on Monday, August 10 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, August 10 by Janney Capital. Hilliard Lyons upgraded Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) on Monday, August 10 to “Neutral” rating.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an energy company. The company has market cap of $1.26 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy. It has a 28.62 P/E ratio. The Firm provides natural gas distribution and transmission; natural gas supply, gathering, processing and marketing; electric distribution and generation; propane distribution; propane and crude oil wholesale marketing; steam generation, and other energy-related services.

More notable recent Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Common Stock Offering” on September 21, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Executive Appointments” published on June 29, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Largest Natural Gas Pipeline …” on November 02, 2016. More interesting news about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Earns National Safety Award” published on June 14, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Promotes James F. Moriarty To Senior Vice …” with publication date: March 14, 2017.

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