Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 18, 2013


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Chesapeake Utilities Corporation ( CPK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.365 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CPK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CPK has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CPK was $49.67, representing a -1.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.39 and a 23.5% increase over the 52 week low of $40.22.

CPK is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). CPK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.98. Zacks Investment Research reports CPK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.35%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CPK Dividend History page.

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Referenced Stocks: CPK , PTR , TOT

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