Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Analysts See $0.86 EPS

February 14, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

 Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Analysts See $0.86 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 11 investors sold Chesapeake Utilities Corporation shares while 43 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 9.78 million shares or 1.26% more from 9.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
116,900 were reported by Gabelli Funds Limited. Us National Bank & Trust De holds 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 6,604 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc reported 0.01% stake. Geode Cap Mngmt Limited holds 0% or 128,906 shares. Bessemer Gp owns 0.02% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 48,100 shares. Symons Capital Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 0.06% or 2,852 shares. Cutter And Comm Brokerage Inc invested in 25,370 shares or 0.79% of the stock. Raymond James Fincl Ser Advsrs accumulated 16,922 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Crow Point Partners Limited Liability Company accumulated 300 shares. Etrade Mgmt Ltd holds 0.05% or 18,077 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md reported 1.94 million shares. Great West Life Assurance Com Can has 0% invested in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 1,646 shares. Park National Corporation Oh holds 3,120 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Gamco Et Al holds 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 7,410 shares. Yorktown & Inc holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) for 6,250 shares.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $191,625 activity.

Analysts expect Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) to report $0.86 EPS on February, 26.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 17.81 % from last quarter’s $0.73 EPS. CPK’s profit would be $14.05 million giving it 20.10 P/E if the $0.86 EPS is correct. After having $0.42 EPS previously, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s analysts see 104.76 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $69.15. About 43,096 shares traded. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) has risen 25.44% since February 14, 2017 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 13 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of CPK in report on Tuesday, November 29 with “Market Perform” rating. Seaport Global initiated Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) rating on Friday, December 2. Seaport Global has “Neutral” rating and $65 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 1 with “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, March 2 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons on Friday, June 24 to “Long-Term Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Friday, December 9. The stock of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) on Sunday, October 15 with “Hold” rating. Janney Capital upgraded Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) on Monday, August 10 to “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) rating on Sunday, September 10. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $78.0 target.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, a diversified energy company, engages in various energy and other businesses. The company has market cap of $1.13 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Regulated Energy and Unregulated Energy. It has a 25.8 P/E ratio. The Regulated Energy segment engages in the distribution of natural gas in Delaware, Maryland and Florida; distribution of electricity in Florida; and transmission of natural gas on the Delmarva Peninsula and in Florida.

More notable recent Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation To Expand Natural Gas Service Territory In …” on May 04, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December …” published on December 13, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Announces Executive Appointments” on June 29, 2017. More interesting news about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” published on September 13, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Peninsula Energy Services Company, A Subsidiary Of Chesapeake Utilities …” with publication date: August 08, 2017.

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