Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2013
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation ( CPK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.385 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 06, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CPK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CPK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $57.31, the dividend yield is 2.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CPK was $57.31, representing a -4.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.08 and a 30.96% increase over the 52 week low of $43.76.
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 $3.41. Zacks Investment Research reports CPK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.55%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.