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2010-08-05 05:30:00

DOVER, Del., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced increased financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. The Company's net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 was $3.3 million, or $0.35 per share (diluted), an increase of $2.5 million, or $0.23 per share (diluted), compared to $806,000, or $0.12 per share (diluted), for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. The increased results for the second quarter of 2010 included...

2010-06-18 09:17:00

DOVER, Del., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John R. Schimkaitis, Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced that the Board of Directors appointed Elaine B. Bittner and Jeffrey R. Tietbohl as Vice Presidents of the Company at their meeting earlier this week. These appointments are effective immediately. "These promotions reflect the significant contributions these two individuals have made over the course of their...

2010-06-11 13:48:00

DOVER, Del., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John R. Schimkaitis, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced the Board's appointment of Jeff Householder as President of Florida Public Utilities Company, Chesapeake's wholly-owned subsidiary, effective June 14, 2010. In this position, Mr. Householder will oversee all regulated natural gas and electric and unregulated propane operations in Florida. Mr....

2010-05-26 13:51:00

DOVER, Del., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), received the American Gas Association's (AGA) Safety Achievement Award for the seventh consecutive year in a row. The 2009 Safety Achievement Award, presented at AGA's 2010 Operations Conference on May 12, 2010 in New Orleans, was given to companies that achieved the lowest "DART" incident rate -- a mathematical calculation that describes the...

2010-05-05 15:25:00

DOVER, Del., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At their meeting held on May 5, 2010, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per share on the Company's common stock. The Board's action raises the annualized dividend six cents per share from $1.26 to $1.32 per share. The $0.33 per share dividend will be paid July 6, 2010 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2010. Commenting on the...

2010-05-05 05:30:00

DOVER, Del., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced higher financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. The first quarter's performance reflects strong earnings growth in Chesapeake's legacy business coupled with earnings from our acquisition of Florida Public Utilities Company ("FPU"). The Company's net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2010 was $14.0 million, or $1.47 per share (diluted), an increase of $5.4 million, or 63...

2010-03-15 13:53:00

DOVER, Del., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities today announced the signing of an agreement with Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc. of Millsboro, Delaware to provide the poultry plant with natural gas service. "We're very excited about the opportunity to bring efficient, clean-burning natural gas to Mountaire Farms and the surrounding community in Eastern Sussex County," said Jeffrey Tietbohl, Assistant Vice President of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK)....

2010-03-05 05:00:00

DOVER, Del., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK; the "Company" or "Chesapeake") today announced increased financial results for the year and quarter ended December 31, 2009. The Company's net income for the year ended December 31, 2009 was $15.9 million, or $2.15 per share (diluted), an increase of $2.3 million, or 17 percent, compared to $13.6 million, or $1.98 per share (diluted), for the year ended December 31, 2008. The Company's increased...

2010-02-24 16:14:00

DOVER, Del., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced the Board's appointment of John R. Schimkaitis as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors effective March 1, 2010. In addition, Mr. Schimkaitis will continue in his current role as Chief Executive Officer. Chesapeake also announced the promotion of Michael P. McMasters to President as well as his appointment to the Board of Directors effective March 1, 2010. In addition, Mr....

2010-02-04 09:56:00

DOVER, Del., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sharp Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, announced today its purchase of the operating assets of Virginia LP Gas, Inc., a propane distributor serving Northampton and Accomack Counties in Virginia. The transaction is part of Sharp Energy's overall strategy to acquire complementary retail operations that will increase the value of the overall Sharp Energy operations. Locally owned and operated since 1976, Sharp Energy...


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