The Chefs' Warehouse Company Profile (NASDAQ:CHEF)

About The Chefs' Warehouse

The ChefsThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. is a distributor of specialty food products in the United States and Canada. The Company operates through food product distribution segment, which is concentrated on the East and West Coasts of the United States. It is focused on serving the specific needs of chefs owning and/or operating some of the menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos and specialty food stores in the United States and Canada. Its product portfolio includes over 34,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs) from approximately 1,700 different suppliers. Its product portfolio consists of imported and domestic specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: Food Distributors
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CHEF
  • CUSIP: 16308610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $15.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.93
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.43
  • 52-Week Range: $25,942,000.00 - $10.31
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 128.63
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.87
  • P/E Growth: 2.99
  • Market Cap: $390.43M
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,942,000
  • Beta: 1.31
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 0.05%
  • Return on Equity: 7.47%
  • Return on Assets: 2.29%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.73%
  • Current Ratio: 2.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.71%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.17)
Consensus Price Target: $14.75 (1.99% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$16.00View Rating Details
2/22/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight -> Equal Weight$12.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$15.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$15.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/31/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldView Rating Details
11/4/2015BB&T Co.UpgradeHold -> Buy$22.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
2/21/2017Q4 2016$0.16$0.18$336.71 million$342.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.08$0.07$299.70 million$297.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q2$0.22$0.15$297.28 million$291.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q1$0.08$0.05$265.20 million$262.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.25$0.26$297.33 million$299.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.18$0.21$276.11 million$277.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.21$0.21$281.15 million$282.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.08$0.08$209.00 million$198.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2015$0.22$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.22$0.21$228.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.17$0.15$203.60 million$208.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.21$0.18$205.87 million$213.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.10$0.08$178.30 million$187.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2014Q413$0.20$0.19$191.27 million$193.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.21$0.21$171.29 million$170.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.26$166.11 million$170.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.14$0.14$138.06 million$139.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.22$0.24$130.16 million$142.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.21$0.21$116.88 million$124.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.24$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.16$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2012$0.25$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.18$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.54 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.04$0.10$0.07
Q2 20162$0.19$0.21$0.20
Q3 20162$0.08$0.23$0.16
Q4 20162$0.16$0.32$0.24
Q1 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
Q2 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q3 20171$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q4 20171$0.18$0.18$0.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.33%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/2/2016Frank O'dowdInsiderSell5,000$19.27$96,350.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Frank O'dowdInsiderSell5,000$20.13$100,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Frank O'dowdInsiderSell2,500$19.00$47,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Frank O'dowdInsiderSell10,000$18.87$188,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Frank O'dowdInsiderSell7,500$19.00$142,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Frank O'dowdInsiderSell7,500$18.00$135,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Alan C GuarinoDirectorBuy1,400$17.95$25,130.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013Christopher PappasCEOSell337,500$19.95$6,733,125.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013John PappasChairmanSell1,037,500$19.95$20,698,125.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013Joseph CugineDirectorBuy2,000$21.00$42,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Patricia LecourasInsiderSell7,000$18.23$127,610.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2013John PappasMajor ShareholderSell66,347$17.50$1,161,072.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoCHEFS' WAREHOUSE, INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 4:15 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoCHEFS' WAREHOUSE, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:CHEF)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. to Present at the J.P. Morgan Gaming, Lodging, Restaurant & Leisure Management Access Forum (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:15 PM
streetinsider.com logoChefs' Warehouse (CHEF) Tops Q4 EPS by 2c (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.streetinsider.com - February 22 at 9:27 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Barclays PLC Reiterates Equal Weight on The Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) (NASDAQ:CHEF)
marketexclusive.com - February 22 at 9:27 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:08 pm Chefs' Warehouse beats by $0.02, beats on revs; guides FY17 EPS below consensus, revs in-line (NASDAQ:CHEF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:10 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoChefs' Warehouse posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:CHEF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CHEF earnings conference call or presentation 21-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:10 PM
fool.com logoChefs' Warehouse Faces More Bottom-Line Pressure (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.fool.com - February 21 at 6:24 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Chefs Warehouse Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:CHEF)
biz.yahoo.com - February 21 at 2:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHEF-US : February 21, 2017 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 21 at 2:40 PM
barrons.com logo[$$] Legion Partners Stirs Up Chef's Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.barrons.com - February 18 at 10:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results on February 21, 2017 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 5:20 PM
bloomberg.com logoKey Executives for The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.bloomberg.com - January 31 at 9:44 PM
4-traders.com logoCHEFS' WAREHOUSE, INC. : Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.4-traders.com - January 31 at 9:44 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm SC 13D Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. Filed by: Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.streetinsider.com - January 26 at 10:09 PM
einnews.com logo5 Bold MLB Predictions For 2017 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
automotive.einnews.com - December 29 at 4:40 PM
einnews.com logoInsider Trading Activity Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) – Director Sold 1,000 shares of ... (NASDAQ:CHEF)
brazilbusiness.einnews.com - December 29 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. to Present at the 19th Annual ICR Conference (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 4:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : December 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - December 12 at 4:32 PM
einnews.com logoThe 9 best places to eat a sandwich (NASDAQ:CHEF)
brazilbusiness.einnews.com - November 30 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. to Present at the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s All Discretionary Conference (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 8:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CHEF-US : November 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 11:28 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : November 7, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - November 7 at 3:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. :CHEF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 4, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - November 4 at 1:44 PM
fool.com logoChefs' Warehouse Sees Earnings Take a Hit (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.fool.com - November 3 at 12:42 AM
globenewswire.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:CHEF)
globenewswire.com - November 2 at 10:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Chefs Warehouse Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:CHEF)
biz.yahoo.com - November 2 at 9:56 AM
zacks.com logoSenomyx (SNMX) Worth a Look: Stock Adds 8.3% in Session (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.zacks.com - November 1 at 8:20 AM
publicnow.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Results on November 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.publicnow.com - November 1 at 8:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHEF-US : October 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - October 28 at 3:56 PM
nasdaq.com logoTime for fed to get moving: Pro - Presented by: The Aol. On Network (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.nasdaq.com - October 19 at 9:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Results on November 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 9:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : October 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - October 18 at 4:08 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHEF-US : October 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - October 10 at 8:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Consumer Staples Stocks with Long-Term Growth Prospects (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 4:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : September 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - September 26 at 4:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Chefs' Warehouse by Barclays (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 24 at 8:26 AM
fidaily.com logoBarclays Initiates Coverage on The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) With A Rating Of “Equal-weight” (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.fidaily.com - September 23 at 9:20 AM
4-traders.com logoCHEFS' WAREHOUSE, INC. : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.4-traders.com - September 16 at 6:02 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoCHEFS' WAREHOUSE, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhib (NASDAQ:CHEF)
biz.yahoo.com - September 15 at 4:34 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoLPC: Chefs' Warehouse earnings guidance misses mark after financing (NASDAQ:CHEF)
feeds.reuters.com - August 19 at 11:04 AM
nasdaq.com logoBaron Funds Comments on The Chef's Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.nasdaq.com - August 18 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Falling Estimates & Price Mean for Chefs' Warehouse (CHEF) (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 12:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCHEFS' WAREHOUSE, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:CHEF)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 4:13 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : August 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 4:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. :CHEF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.capitalcube.com - August 5 at 12:37 PM
rttnews.com logoChefs' Warehouse Inc. (CHEF) Dropped To A New Low After Q2 Report (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.rttnews.com - August 4 at 9:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoChefs'' Warehouse Inc. (CHEF) Has Fallen To A New Low After Drop In Q2 Profit (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 9:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoCHEFS' WAREHOUSE, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:CHEF)
biz.yahoo.com - August 3 at 4:15 PM

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What is The Chefs' Warehouse's stock symbol?

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

Where is The Chefs' Warehouse's stock going? Where will The Chefs' Warehouse's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for The Chefs' Warehouse's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect The Chefs' Warehouse's share price to reach $14.75 in the next year.

When will The Chefs' Warehouse announce their earnings?

The Chefs' Warehouse is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

What are analysts saying about The Chefs' Warehouse stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about The Chefs' Warehouse stock:

  • BMO Capital Markets analysts commented, "CHEF's 4Q16 earnings highlighted continued strength in the specialty division, an improved protein division and stabilizing ERP conversion issues. We are raising our target price to $16 (12x EV/EBITDA)." (2/24/2017)
  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Chefs' Warehouse Holdings, LLC is a distributor of specialty food products in the United States. The Company is focused on serving the specific needs of chefs who own and/or operate restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools and specialty food stores. Its product portfolio includes artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, unique oils and vinegars, hormone-free protein, truffles, caviar, and chocolate. It also offers cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk, and flour. Chefs' Warehouse Holdings, LLC is based in Ridgefield, Connecticut. " (2/23/2017)

Who owns The Chefs' Warehouse stock?

The Chefs' Warehouse's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Legion Partners Asset Management LLC (3.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.70%), Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. (1.36%), State Street Corp (1.15%), Pacific Global Investment Management CO (1.03%) and Menta Capital LLC (0.34%). Company insiders that own The Chefs' Warehouse stock include Alan C Guarino and Frank O'dowd.

Who sold The Chefs' Warehouse stock? Who is selling The Chefs' Warehouse stock?

The Chefs' Warehouse's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC.

Who bought The Chefs' Warehouse stock? Who is buying The Chefs' Warehouse stock?

The Chefs' Warehouse's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legion Partners Asset Management LLC, Menta Capital LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., State Street Corp, Trexquant Investment LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Pacific Global Investment Management CO.

How do I buy The Chefs' Warehouse stock?

Shares of The Chefs' Warehouse can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of The Chefs' Warehouse stock cost?

One share of The Chefs' Warehouse stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.05.

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for The Chefs` Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)

Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff