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Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (CPK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 11, 2015

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation ( CPK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 11, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.2875 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 05, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CPK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.48% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $47.43, the dividend yield is 2.42%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CPK was $47.43, representing a -15.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.15 and a 20.75% increase over the 52 week low of $39.28.

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 $2.76. Zacks Investment Research reports CPK's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 12.5%, compared to an industry average of -1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CPK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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