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Consensus Ratings for Chemed (NYSE:CHE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $140.50 (6.14% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Chemed (NYSE:CHE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/2/2016RBC CapitalReiterated RatingNeutral -> Sector Perform$135.00 -> $136.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/30/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/15/2015Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/26/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Chemed (NYSE:CHE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/21/2016        
4/28/2016Q116$1.58$1.62$391.68 million$390.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2016Q415$1.81$1.97$390.22 million$398.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015Q315$1.61$1.78$375.95 million$386.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015Q215$1.59$1.71$375.01 million$382.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015Q115$1.44$1.54$370.76 million$377.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2015Q414$1.69$1.80$372.54 million$379.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014Q314$1.51$1.48$360.00 million$358.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2014Q214$1.47$1.50$363.73 million$360.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014Q114$1.32$1.32$256.77 million$358.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2013Q313$1.34$1.36$355.40 million$340.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.33$1.44$368.06 million$357.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/18/2013Q1 2013$1.29$1.38$365.08 million$367.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2013Q4 2012$1.15$1.57$355.31 million$369.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2012Q312$1.35$1.28$360.50 million$354.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2012$1.26$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/19/2012$1.25$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/14/2012$1.48$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2011$1.15$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2011$0.98$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/15/2011$1.05$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Chemed (NYSE:CHE)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.58$1.58$1.58
Q2 20161$1.74$1.74$1.74
Q3 20161$1.83$1.83$1.83
Q4 20161$2.06$2.06$2.06
Q1 20172$1.76$1.83$1.80
Q2 20172$1.90$1.98$1.94
Q3 20172$1.95$2.08$2.02
Q4 20172$2.16$2.26$2.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Chemed (NYSE:CHE)
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:0.73%
Payout Ratio:13.39%
Dividend Growth:10.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Chemed (NYSE:CHE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/16/2016quarterly$0.240.76%5/24/20165/26/20166/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2016quarterly$0.240.75%2/25/20162/29/20163/21/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2015quarterly$0.240.63%11/12/201511/16/201512/7/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2015quarterly$0.240.63%8/13/20158/17/20159/4/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/18/2015quarterly$0.220.71%5/26/20155/28/20156/17/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2015quarterly$0.220.77%2/26/20153/2/20153/23/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2014quarterly$0.220.81%11/13/201411/17/201412/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/11/2014quarterly$0.220.88%8/14/20148/18/20149/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2014quarterly$0.228/14/20148/18/20149/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/19/2014quarterly$0.200.91%5/27/20145/29/20146/18/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2014quarterly$0.200.94%2/27/20143/3/20143/24/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2013quarterly$0.201.13%11/14/201311/18/201312/9/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/2/2013quarterly$0.201.1%8/8/20138/12/20139/3/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/20/2013quarterly$0.181.05%5/28/20135/30/20136/19/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2013quarterly$0.180.92%2/28/20133/4/20133/22/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Chemed (NYSE:CHE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/16/2016Donald E SaundersDirectorBuy77$126.53$9,742.81View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/21/2016Spencer S LeeEVPSell24,382$132.29$3,225,494.78View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/27/2016Patrick P GraceDirectorSell50$138.98$6,949.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/11/2015David Patrick WilliamsCFOSell5,000$151.72$758,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/24/2015Spencer S LeeEVPSell5,000$154.10$770,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/6/2015Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell6,000$157.02$942,120.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/27/2015Spencer S. LeeEVPSell4,000$153.64$614,560.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/26/2015Kevin J. McnamaraCEOSell8,000$149.04$1,192,320.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/24/2015David Patrick WilliamsCFOSell10,000$138.09$1,380,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/15/2015Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell9,000$121.00$1,089,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/7/2015Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell8,000$120.82$966,560.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2015Spencer S LeeEVPSell9,931$115.16$1,143,653.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015Timothy S OtooleEVPSell10,000$117.82$1,178,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/27/2015Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell7,000$116.80$817,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/24/2015Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell2,685$114.35$307,029.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/23/2015Spencer S LeeEVPSell10,000$113.18$1,131,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/20/2015Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell13,000$112.71$1,465,230.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/14/2014Timothy S OtooleEVPSell5,000$106.81$534,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2014Spencer S LeeEVPSell10,000$108.38$1,083,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/4/2014Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell4,000$104.13$416,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/10/2014Spencer S LeeEVPSell2,000$105.80$211,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/8/2014David Patrick WilliamsCFOSell5,000$105.90$529,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/7/2014Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell5,000$100.05$500,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/25/2014Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell9,000$101.26$911,340.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/25/2014Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell10,000$101.00$1,010,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/15/2014Timothy OtooleEVPSell9,000$87.62$788,580.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/5/2014Kevin McnamaraCEOSell5,000$85.05$425,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/2/2014Spencer LeeEVPSell2,000$90.15$180,300.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/19/2014Thomas HuttonVPSell2,201$88.36$194,480.36View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2014Timothy OtooleEVPSell6,000$86.60$519,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2014Kevin McnamaraCEOSell4,000$84.47$337,880.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/28/2014Arthur Tucker, Jr.VPSell9,000$85.01$765,090.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2014Arthur Tucker, Jr.VPSell8,461$83.80$709,031.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/20/2014Spencer LeeEVPSell2,000$82.51$165,020.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/19/2014Kevin McnamaraCEOSell4,000$82.18$328,720.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Chemed (NYSE:CHE)
DateHeadline
06/13/16 07:35 AMChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHE-US : June 13, 2016 -
06/09/16 06:01 AMCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
06/09/16 02:39 AMCherkizovo Group PJSC :CHE-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 9, 2016 -
06/08/16 04:18 PMChemed Corporation Announces the Retirement of Timothy S. O’Toole - [at noodls] - CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2016-- After more than a decade of leading VITAS Healthcare Corporation to become the single largest hospice provider in America, Chief Executive Officer Timothy S. ...
06/02/16 07:14 AMChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CHE-US : June 2, 2016 -
05/31/16 01:53 PMChemed Corporation to Present at the Jefferies 2016 Global Healthcare Conference - [at noodls] - CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2016-- Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) today announced that it will deliver a presentation at the Jefferies 2016 Global Healthcare Conference onTuesday, June 7, 2016, ...
05/18/16 10:14 AMCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
05/16/16 02:42 PMChemed Corporation Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders; Board Declares Quarterly Dividend - [at noodls] - CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2016-- Shareholders of Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) today elected a slate of 10 directors at the Company's 2016 annual shareholders' meeting. Each of the directors ...
05/05/16 02:01 PMChemed Corporation to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Health Care Conference - [at noodls] - CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2016-- Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) today announced that it will deliver a presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, ...
05/03/16 09:59 AMChemed Corp. :CHE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/02/16 10:17 AMCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report -
05/02/16 09:53 AMChemed (CHE) Q1 Earnings Miss the Mark, Revenues in Line -
04/29/16 08:01 PMEdited Transcript of CHE earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-16 2:00pm GMT -
04/29/16 07:17 AMChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHE-US : April 29, 2016 -
04/28/16 05:53 PMChemed posts 1Q profit -
04/28/16 03:36 PMChemed Reports First-Quarter 2016 Results - [at noodls] - Chemed Reports First-Quarter 2016 Results
04/28/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 Chemed Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close -
04/15/16 02:27 PMChemed To Report First-Quarter 2016 Earnings April 28, Related Conference Call To Be Held On April 29 - [at noodls] - CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2016-- Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, on Thursday, April 28, 2016, ...
04/02/16 01:34 PMCHEMED CORP. (NYSE:CHE): Analysts Maintain an average rating of Buy - Hints News Network - CHEMED CORP. (NYSE:CHE): Analysts Maintain an average rating of BuyHints News NetworkCHEMED CORP. (NYSE:CHE) received a 'Buy' rating on average from equities analysts who cover the company. The rating was compiled from from the 2 investment firms that maintain analyst coverage on the company. 1 analyst currently rates the company ...and more »
03/15/16 11:50 AMBellicum Pharmaceuticals' (BLCM) CEO Tom Farrell on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Thank you, Chemed. Good afternoon everyone and thank you for joining ... Unlike standard CARs, which is depended on antigen for activation and proliferation, GoCAR-T places the co-stimulatory signal on the rimiducid controlled switch which designed to ...
03/14/16 04:20 PMWill Cincinnati firm’s $100M expenditure benefit shareholders? -
03/14/16 07:31 AMCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events -
03/14/16 07:00 AMChemed Corporation’s Board of Directors Authorizes an Additional $100 Million for Stock Repurchase - [Business Wire] - Chemed Corporation announced today that the Board of Directors has formally authorized an additional $100 million for stock repurchase under Chemed’s existing share repurchase program.
03/04/16 09:56 AMChemed (CHE): Moving Average Crossover Alert -
02/23/16 10:29 AMChemed Corp. Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers -
02/19/16 12:23 PMCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial Statements -
02/19/16 11:52 AMChemed declares $0.24 dividend -
02/19/16 11:41 AMChemed Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend of 24 Cents - [Business Wire] - Chemed Corporation announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 24-cents per share on the Company’s capital stock, payable on March 21, 2016, to shareholders of record as of February 29, 2016.
02/18/16 01:43 PMChemed Corporation to Present at the 2016 RBC Capital Markets’ Global Healthcare Conference - [Business Wire] - Chemed Corporation today announced that it will deliver a presentation at the RBC Capital Markets’ Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at approximately 9:00 a.m.
02/18/16 11:48 AMEdited Transcript of CHE earnings conference call or presentation 18-Feb-16 3:00pm GMT -
02/18/16 11:10 AMChemed Beats Q4 Earnings, Revenues; Cash Balance Strong -
02/18/16 09:00 AMChemed Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today -
02/17/16 04:15 PMChemed posts 4Q profit -
02/17/16 03:32 PMCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition -
02/17/16 03:19 PM4:19 pm Chemed beats by $0.14, beats on revs; guides FY16 EPS below consensus -
02/17/16 03:15 PMChemed Reports Fourth-Quarter 2015 Results - [Business Wire] - Chemed Corporation , which operates VITAS Healthcare Corporation , the nation’s largest provider of end-of-life care, and Roto-Rooter, the nation’s larges
02/17/16 06:07 AMQ4 2015 Chemed Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close -
02/04/16 01:40 PMChemed To Report Fourth-Quarter 2015 Earnings February 17, Related Conference Call To Be Held On February 18 - [Business Wire] - Chemed Corporation today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015, on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, following the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
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12/08/15 07:32 PMHusky Energy Lowers Break Even to Sub-$40 US WTI, Announces 2016 Guidance -
12/03/15 06:51 PMHusky Signs New Production Sharing Contract in Asia Pacific Region - [at noodls] - bad352aa-017c-4f31-a1a5-a502cd2ac5ec.pdf Calgary, Alberta (December 3, 2015) - Husky Oil Operations (China) Limited (Husky), an affiliate of Husky Energy, has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) ...
12/02/15 02:37 PMChemed Corporation to Present at the Oppenheimer 26th Annual Healthcare Conference - [at noodls] - CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2015-- Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) today announced that it will deliver a presentation at the Oppenheimer 26th Annual Healthcare Conference onTuesday, December 8, ...
12/02/15 03:53 AMCKI Wins Edison Electric Institute's Asian Index Award -
11/18/15 07:31 PMHusky Energy Approves New Heavy Oil Thermal Project -
11/09/15 07:06 PMHusky Achieves Milestone with Madura Strait BD Gas Development -
11/05/15 01:20 PMChemed Corporation to Present at the 2015 Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference -
11/01/15 10:36 PMHusky Takes Action to Improve Resiliency and Fortify Business, Announces Third Quarter Results -
11/01/15 10:36 PMHusky Energy Announces 2015 Third Quarter Dividends -
10/08/15 02:55 PMChemed To Report Third-Quarter 2015 Earnings October 22, Related Conference Call To Be Held On October 23 -
10/07/15 08:24 PMNew Proposal for CKI and PAH Merger -
About Chemed

Chemed logoChemed Corporation (Chemed) purchases, operates and divests subsidiaries engaged in diverse business activities. The Company operates its business in two segments: the VITAS segment (VITAS) and the Roto-Rooter segment (Roto-Rooter). The Company's VITAS segment provides hospice and palliative care services to its patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy and volunteers. VITAS and Innovative Hospice Care are trademarks and service marks of VITAS Healthcare Corporation, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the Company. The Company's Roto-Rooter segment provides plumbing and drain cleaning services to both residential and commercial customers. The Roto-Rootera trademarks and service marks are used and advertised by Roto-Rooter Corporation, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the Company. The Company operates through two wholly owned subsidiaries: VITAS Healthcare Corporation and Roto-Rooter Group, Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Home Health Care
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CHE
  • CUSIP: 16359R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $133.99
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $130.75
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $136.11
  • P/E Ratio: 20.74
  • P/E Growth: 1.87
  • Market Cap: $2.19B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.18 EPS
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