NASDAQ:CHEF - Chefs' Warehouse Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$37.50 -0.46 (-1.21 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$37.96
Today's Range$37.06 - $38.16
52-Week Range$18.40 - $39.26
Volume151,900 shs
Average Volume241,408 shs
Market Capitalization$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio85.23
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.89
The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes specialty food products in the United States and Canada. Its product portfolio includes approximately 48,000 stock-keeping units comprising specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, unique oils and vinegars, truffles, caviar, chocolate, and pastry products. The company also offers a line of center-of-the-plate products, including custom cut beef, seafood, and hormone-free poultry, as well as food products, such as cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk, and flour. It serves menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos, and specialty food stores. The company markets its center-of-the-plate products directly to consumers through a mail and e-commerce platform. The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Groceries, general line
Sub-IndustryFood Distributors
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CHEF
Previous Symbol
CUSIP16308610
Phone203-894-1345

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.94
Current Ratio2.71
Quick Ratio1.77

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio85.23
Forward P/E Ratio48.08
P/E Growth2.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.30 billion
Price / Sales0.86
Cash Flow$1.1977 per share
Price / Cash Flow31.31
Book Value$8.73 per share
Price / Book4.30

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.44
Net Income$14.36 million
Net Margins1.49%
Return on Equity7.41%
Return on Assets2.79%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,994
Outstanding Shares29,970,000
Market Cap$1.12 billion
OptionableOptionable

Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chefs' Warehouse's stock symbol?

Chefs' Warehouse trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CHEF."

How were Chefs' Warehouse's earnings last quarter?

Chefs' Warehouse Inc (NASDAQ:CHEF) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.19. The firm had revenue of $361.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $354.26 million. Chefs' Warehouse had a net margin of 1.49% and a return on equity of 7.41%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.11 earnings per share. View Chefs' Warehouse's Earnings History.

When is Chefs' Warehouse's next earnings date?

Chefs' Warehouse is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Chefs' Warehouse.

What guidance has Chefs' Warehouse issued on next quarter's earnings?

Chefs' Warehouse updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.71-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.78. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.425-1.445 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.43 billion.Chefs' Warehouse also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.71-0.80 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CHEF?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Chefs' Warehouse's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $39.00. On average, they anticipate Chefs' Warehouse's stock price to reach $32.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Chefs' Warehouse.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chefs' Warehouse?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chefs' Warehouse in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Chefs' Warehouse.

Has Chefs' Warehouse been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CHEF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chefs' Warehouse earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Chefs' Warehouse's key competitors?

Who are Chefs' Warehouse's key executives?

Chefs' Warehouse's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher Pappas, Founder, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 58)
  • Mr. John Pappas, Founder & Vice Chairman (Age 54)
  • Mr. James F. Leddy, CFO & Assistant Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Alexandros Aldous, Gen. Counsel, Chief Gov. Relations Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 37)
  • Ms. Patricia Lecouras, Chief HR Officer (Age 62)

Who are Chefs' Warehouse's major shareholders?

Chefs' Warehouse's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.26%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (5.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.03%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.79%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.31%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (4.31%). Company insiders that own Chefs' Warehouse stock include Alexandros Aldous, Christopher Pappas, John A Couri, John Pappas, Katherine Oliver and Patricia Lecouras. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Chefs' Warehouse.

Which major investors are selling Chefs' Warehouse stock?

CHEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc., Elk Creek Partners LLC, Advisory Research Inc., Aristotle Capital Boston LLC and Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Chefs' Warehouse company stock in the last year include Alexandros Aldous, Christopher Pappas, John A Couri, John Pappas and Patricia Lecouras. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chefs' Warehouse.

Which major investors are buying Chefs' Warehouse stock?

CHEF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, EAM Investors LLC and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chefs' Warehouse.

How do I buy shares of Chefs' Warehouse?

Shares of CHEF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Chefs' Warehouse's stock price today?

One share of CHEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.50.

How big of a company is Chefs' Warehouse?

Chefs' Warehouse has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion and generates $1.30 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $14.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.44 on an earnings per share basis. Chefs' Warehouse employs 1,994 workers across the globe.

What is Chefs' Warehouse's official website?

The official website for Chefs' Warehouse is http://www.chefswarehouse.com.

How can I contact Chefs' Warehouse?

Chefs' Warehouse's mailing address is 100 EAST RIDGE ROAD, RIDGEFIELD CT, 06877. The company can be reached via phone at 203-894-1345 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ CHEF)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  302 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  588
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Chefs' Warehouse and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHEF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHEF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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