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CPK Chesapeake Utilities dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Chesapeake Utilities's latest quarterly dividend was on Sep 14, 2022 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.535 per share. At an annualized rate of $2.03 per share, the stock yields 1.69%.

Key dates

  • CPK last dividend date: Sep 14, 2022
  • CPK next dividend date: Dec 14, 2022
CPK dividend stats
DPS
$2.03
Dividend yield
1.71%
Payout ratio
41.6%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.06%
Payout ratio
65.1%

Dividend yield

What is Chesapeake Utilities current dividend yield

Chesapeake Utilities's dividend yield of 1.69% is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Utilities sector average of 3.06%, Chesapeake Utilities's dividend yield is 45% lower. The current dividend yield is similar to the historical average of 1.7% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is CPK dividend payout history and dates

Chesapeake Utilities has been paying dividends since 1994. CPK has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 10% for the last twelve months. And with the price of the stock down by 11% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 23%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 14, 2022 Oct 5, 2022 Aug 4, 2022 $0.535 normal
Jun 14, 2022 Jul 5, 2022 $0.535 normal
Mar 14, 2022 Apr 5, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.48 normal
Dec 14, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Nov 3, 2021 $0.48 normal
Sep 14, 2021 Oct 5, 2021 Aug 11, 2021 $0.48 normal
Jun 14, 2021 Jul 6, 2021 May 5, 2021 $0.48 normal
Mar 12, 2021 Apr 5, 2021 Feb 24, 2021 $0.44 normal
Dec 14, 2020 Jan 5, 2021 Nov 5, 2020 $0.44 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Oct 5, 2020 Aug 5, 2020 $0.44 normal
Jun 12, 2020 Jul 6, 2020 May 7, 2020 $0.44 normal
Mar 12, 2020 Apr 6, 2020 Feb 26, 2020 $0.405 normal
Dec 13, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Nov 6, 2019 $0.405 normal
Sep 12, 2019 Oct 7, 2019 Aug 7, 2019 $0.405 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jul 5, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.405 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Apr 5, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.37 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Jan 7, 2019 Nov 8, 2018 $0.37 normal
Sep 13, 2018 Oct 5, 2018 Aug 8, 2018 $0.37 normal
Jun 14, 2018 Jul 5, 2018 May 9, 2018 $0.37 normal
Mar 14, 2018 Apr 5, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 $0.325 normal
Dec 14, 2017 Jan 5, 2018 Nov 8, 2017 $0.325 normal
Sep 14, 2017 Oct 5, 2017 Aug 2, 2017 $0.325 normal
Jun 13, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 May 3, 2017 $0.325 normal
Mar 13, 2017 Apr 5, 2017 Feb 24, 2017 $0.305 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Jan 5, 2017 Nov 2, 2016 $0.305 normal
Sep 13, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $0.305 normal
Jun 13, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 May 4, 2016 $0.305 normal

Chesapeake Utilities dividend payout ratio

What is Chesapeake Utilities dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Chesapeake Utilities's payout ratio of 41.6% is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Utilities sector average of 65.1%, Chesapeake Utilities's payout ratio is 36% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

CPK dividend vs peer dividends

How does CPK dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
SJI South Jersey Industries Inc 3.52% $1.24 89.2%
RGCO Rgc Resources Inc 3.49% $0.78 N/A
NI Nisource Inc 3.38% $0.94 56.3%
NJR New Jersey Resources Corp 2.97% $1.48 51.7%
ATO Atmos Energy Corp 2.37% $2.78 49.6%
CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corp 1.71% $2.03 41.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Chesapeake Utilities pay a dividend?

Yes, Chesapeake Utilities has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Chesapeake Utilities's next dividend?

CPK has announced its next dividend with ex-date Dec 14, 2022.

When was CPK's last dividend?

Chesapeake Utilities's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 14, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.535 per share.

How much dividend does Chesapeake Utilities pay (per share)?

CPK's annualized dividend per share is $2.03.

What is Chesapeake Utilities's dividend yield?

Currently Chesapeake Utilities's dividend yield is 1.69%.

How often does Chesapeake Utilities pay dividends?

Chesapeake Utilities pays four dividends per year.

What is Chesapeake Utilities's dividend payout ratio?

Chesapeake Utilities's dividend payout ratio is 41.6%.

Does Chesapeake Utilities pay a good dividend?

Chesapeake Utilities's dividend yield is below the Utilities sector average.