DOVER, Del., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.305 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.305 per share dividend will be paid on January 5, 2017 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2016.
Chesapeake has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 56 years. During those 56 years, Chesapeake has either maintained or increased its annualized dividend.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission, gathering and processing, and marketing; electricity generation and distribution; propane gas distribution and wholesale marketing; and other businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and the Chesapeake family of businesses is available at http://www.chpk.com or through our IR App.
Please note that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has no affiliation with Chesapeake Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
For more information, contact:
Beth W. Cooper
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
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SOURCE Chesapeake Utilities Corporation