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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...

2010-03-05 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...

2009-10-29 05:30:00

DOVER, Del., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) and Florida Public Utilities Company (NYSE AMEX: FPU) announced today the completion of their planned merger, effective yesterday, October 28, 2009. Florida Public Utilities is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Chesapeake. The combination creates a combined energy company serving approximately 200,000 customers (117,000 natural gas, 48,000 propane and 31,000 electric customers) in the Mid-Atlantic...

2009-10-22 14:55:00

DOVER, Del., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) and Florida Public Utilities Company (NYSE Amex: FPU) announced that their shareholders approved the proposed merger of the companies at separate meetings held today. Under the merger agreement previously announced and approved today, each common share of Florida Public Utilities will be converted into 0.405 shares of Chesapeake common stock upon closing of the merger. The parties intend to proceed...

2009-08-06 05:30:00

DOVER, Del., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced net income of $806,000 for the second quarter of 2009, or $0.12 per share (diluted), compared to $1.8 million, or $0.27 per share (diluted), for the second quarter of 2008. The Company's pre-tax operating income for the second quarter of 2009 decreased by $1.5 million compared to the same period in 2008 as the natural gas segment experienced a decline in pre-tax operating income of...

2009-07-21 09:00:00

DOVER, Del., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced today that it has received all public service commission regulatory approvals required for its merger with Florida Public Utilities Company (FPU) (NYSE Amex: FPU). On April 20, 2009, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Florida Public Utilities. Chesapeake has received all approvals needed from the Delaware Public Service Commission...

2009-04-20 07:00:00

- All Stock Transaction; Each Common Share of Florida Public Utilities Company to be Exchanged For 0.405 Common Shares of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation - DOVER, Del. and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) and Florida Public Utilities Company (NYSE AMEX: FPU) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Florida Public Utilities will merge with a wholly owned subsidiary of...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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