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Company: CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP (CPK)

This page shows only data up to the final business day of 2018.

Additional financial information for this company can be found at:
Total number of dividends paid: 156.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly156
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January39
February0
March0
April39
May0
June0
July39
August0
September0
October39
November0
December0

Cancellations/Discontinuations/Omissions:

StatusNumber
Cancelled0
Discontinued0
Omitted0

Dividends per share by year:

Companies that declare a dividend late in one calendar year, might pay it early in the next calendar year.
This page will show both dividends declared per year, as well as dividends paid per year, in case the latter makes it look as if there was a freeze or a decrease.
The second column shows dividends declared per year.
The third column shows the increase in dividends declared from one year to the next.
The fourth column shows dividends paid per year.
The fifth column shows the increase in dividends paid from one year to the next.

The number in parentheses is the number of non-special dividends declared/paid during that period.

How do I determine the "bumpiness" of a company?
Mathematically, I use the standard deviation around the arithmetic mean of the dividend raise percentages.
I have devised a "bumpiness metric" which will tell at a glance how smooth or bumpy a company's dividend history has been.
For you math geeks, the bumpiness is the standard deviation rounded to the nearest integer.
The result is a whole number that tells you whether a company's dividend history has been smooth or teeth-rattling.

YearDividends declaredIncrease from previous yearDividends paidIncrease from previous yearCompound annual growth rate to 2018 fromBumpiness to 2018 fromMean to 2018 fromStandard deviation to 2018 from
1980$ 0.19630 (4)$ 0.14444 (3) 6.139% 106.546%10.055
1981$ 0.22222 (4) 13.208%$ 0.21482 (4) 48.719% 5.176% 75.407%7.380
1982$ 0.24296 (4) 9.333%$ 0.23704 (4) 10.344% 5.036% 75.269%7.436
1983$ 0.32593 (4) 34.146%$ 0.29481 (4) 24.375% 4.530% 74.724%6.793
1984$ 0.36482 (4) 11.932%$ 0.34259 (4) 16.206% 4.205% 74.386%6.596
1985$ 0.47408 (4) 29.950%$ 0.47408 (4) 38.379% 3.313% 33.356%2.957
1986$ 0.50556 (4) 6.640%$ 0.49630 (4) 4.687% 3.271% 33.314%2.994
1987$ 0.52222 (4) 3.297%$ 0.51667 (4) 4.104% 3.244% 33.289%3.038
1988$ 0.54444 (4) 4.255%$ 0.53889 (4) 4.301% 3.209% 33.255%3.082
1989$ 0.51092 (4) -6.158%$ 0.50925 (4) -5.499% 3.523% 33.557%2.664
1990$ 0.56777 (4) 11.128%$ 0.56499 (4) 10.945% 3.267% 23.293%2.309
1991$ 0.57333 (4) 0.979%$ 0.57333 (4) 1.476% 3.334% 23.360%2.324
1992$ 0.57333 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.57333 (4)NO CHANGE 3.465% 23.489%2.271
1993$ 0.57333 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.57333 (4)NO CHANGE 3.606% 23.629%2.204
1994$ 0.58667 (4) 2.326%$ 0.58333 (4) 1.745% 3.684% 23.708%2.215
1995$ 0.60000 (4) 2.272%$ 0.59667 (4) 2.286% 3.745% 23.769%2.242
1996$ 0.62000 (4) 3.333%$ 0.61500 (4) 3.073% 3.776% 23.801%2.287
1997$ 0.64667 (4) 4.301%$ 0.64000 (4) 4.065% 3.762% 23.788%2.341
1998$ 0.66667 (4) 3.093%$ 0.66167 (4) 3.385% 3.781% 23.809%2.397
1999$ 0.68667 (4) 3.000%$ 0.68000 (4) 2.771% 3.835% 23.863%2.447
2000$ 0.71333 (4) 3.884%$ 0.70667 (4) 3.921% 3.830% 33.860%2.514
2001$ 0.73000 (4) 2.336%$ 0.72667 (4) 2.830% 3.889% 33.921%2.574
2002$ 0.73333 (4) 0.457%$ 0.73333 (4) 0.917% 4.078% 34.108%2.538
2003$ 0.73333 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.73333 (4)NO CHANGE 4.355% 24.382%2.381
2004$ 0.74333 (4) 1.364%$ 0.74000 (4) 0.909% 4.606% 24.630%2.269
2005$ 0.75667 (4) 1.794%$ 0.75333 (4) 1.802% 4.825% 24.848%2.210
2006$ 0.77000 (4) 1.762%$ 0.76667 (4) 1.770% 5.083% 25.104%2.106
2007$ 0.78333 (4) 1.732%$ 0.78000 (4) 1.739% 5.393% 25.410%1.928
2008$ 0.80667 (4) 2.979%$ 0.80000 (4) 2.564% 5.680% 25.695%1.788
2009$ 0.83333 (4) 3.306%$ 0.82667 (4) 3.333% 5.944% 25.957%1.692
2010$ 0.87000 (4) 4.400%$ 0.86000 (4) 4.032% 6.185% 26.198%1.643
2011$ 0.91000 (4) 4.598%$ 0.90000 (4) 4.651% 6.406% 26.419%1.641
2012$ 0.96000 (4) 5.494%$ 0.94667 (4) 5.185% 6.611% 26.624%1.688
2013$ 1.01333 (4) 5.556%$ 1.00000 (4) 5.634% 6.808% 26.822%1.784
2014$ 1.06667 (4) 5.263%$ 1.05333 (4) 5.333% 7.180% 27.195%1.812
2015$ 1.13250 (4) 6.172%$ 1.11500 (4) 5.854% 7.625% 27.642%1.892
2016$ 1.20300 (4) 6.225%$ 1.18550 (4) 6.323% 8.282% 28.301%2.017
2017$ 1.28000 (4) 6.401%$ 1.26000 (4) 6.284% 10.317% 010.317%0.000
2018$ 1.43500 (4) 12.109%$ 1.39000 (4) 10.317%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 1.39000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$278.00
1.0%$139.00
1.5%$ 92.67
2.0%$ 69.50
2.5%$ 55.60
3.0%$ 46.33
3.5%$ 39.71
4.0%$ 34.75
4.5%$ 30.89
5.0%$ 27.80
5.5%$ 25.27
6.0%$ 23.17
6.5%$ 21.38
7.0%$ 19.86
7.5%$ 18.53
8.0%$ 17.38
8.5%$ 16.35
9.0%$ 15.44
9.5%$ 14.63
10.0%$ 13.90

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