The Chefs' Warehouse Company Profile (NASDAQ:CHEF)

About The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)

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. The Company 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 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, as well as food products, such as cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk and flour.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: Food Distributors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CHEF
  • CUSIP: 16308610
  • Web: www.chefswarehouse.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $477.13 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 26,360,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.80
  • 52 Week Range: $10.71 - $18.30
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.76
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 30.33
  • P/E Growth: 2.70
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.26 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.38
  • Book Value: $7.48 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.43
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $56.35 million
  • Net Margins: 0.99%
  • Return on Equity: 4.56%
  • Return on Assets: 1.38%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.60%
  • Current Ratio: 2.51%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.63%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 186,455 shs.
  • Beta: 1.11
  • Short Ratio: 18.11
 

Frequently Asked Questions for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)

What is The Chefs' Warehouse's stock symbol?

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

How were The Chefs' Warehouse's earnings last quarter?

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.02. The firm earned $331.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $325.16 million. The Chefs' Warehouse had a return on equity of 4.56% and a net margin of 0.99%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share. View The Chefs' Warehouse's Earnings History.

When will The Chefs' Warehouse make its next earnings announcement?

The Chefs' Warehouse is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for The Chefs' Warehouse.

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

The Chefs' Warehouse issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.38-$0.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.38. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.28-$1.29, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.28 billion.

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

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for The Chefs' Warehouse's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect The Chefs' Warehouse's share price to reach $18.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The Chefs' Warehouse.

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

Who are The Chefs' Warehouse's key executives?

The Chefs' Warehouse's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Christopher Pappas, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • John Pappas, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • John D. Austin, Chief Financial Officer, Assistant corporate Secretary
  • Patricia Lecouras, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • John DeBenedetti, Executive Vice President - Protein, Director
  • Frank O'Dowd, Chief Information Officer
  • Alexandros Aldous, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • John A. Couri, Lead Independent Director
  • Katherine Oliver, Director
  • Dominick Cerbone, Independent Director

Who owns The Chefs' Warehouse stock?

The Chefs' Warehouse's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (17.02%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (8.96%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (7.06%), Legion Partners Asset Management LLC (5.80%), Bamco Inc. NY (5.69%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.88%). Company insiders that own The Chefs' Warehouse stock include Alan C Guarino and Frank O'dowd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Chefs' Warehouse.

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 Wasatch Advisors Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Legion Partners Asset Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Menta Capital LLC, California State Teachers Retirement System and Wedbush Securities Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Chefs' Warehouse.

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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Systematic Financial Management LP, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Cadence Capital Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Chefs' Warehouse.

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.

What is The Chefs' Warehouse's stock price today?

One share of The Chefs' Warehouse stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.20.


MarketBeat Community Rating for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ CHEF)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  221 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  386
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $18.00 (1.10% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/29/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy$19.00 -> $20.00LowView Rating Details
8/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$20.00HighView Rating Details
8/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$16.00 -> $18.00HighView Rating Details
5/15/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$18.00LowView Rating Details
2/22/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight -> Equal Weight$12.00 -> $14.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$15.00N/AView Rating Details
3/31/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/4/2015BB&T CorporationUpgradeHold -> Buy$22.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Earnings by Quarter for The Chefs` Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Earnings History by Quarter for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ CHEF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017$0.11N/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017Q2 2017$0.12$0.14$325.16 million$331.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017($0.05)($0.05)$284.45 million$287.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.21$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$0.24$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$0.09$0.08$209.00 million$198.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q4 2014$0.22$0.20$229.42 million$228.23 millionViewN/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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.38
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.60
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
Q2 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q3 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q1 20181$0.00$0.00$0.00
Q2 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q3 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
(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 and Institutional Ownership History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 21.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.01%
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Chefs` Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The Chefs` Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
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

Headline Trends for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Latest Headlines for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
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DateHeadline
thestreet.com logoChefs' Warehouse Reaches Analyst Target Price
www.thestreet.com - September 19 at 10:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$322.97 Million in Sales Expected for The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 6:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) to Announce $0.10 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 2:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoForget Campbell Soup, Buy These Food Stocks Instead
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 5:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Shares of The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. Jumped 19% Last Month
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 5:47 PM
fool.com logoWhy Shares of The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. Jumped 19% Last Month
www.fool.com - September 11 at 4:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill Kellogg's Cost Cut & Renovation Efforts Bring a Change?
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 10:34 PM
zacks.com logoIs Chefs' Warehouse an Incredible Momentum Stock? 3 Reasons Why CHEF Will Be Tough to Beat
www.zacks.com - September 6 at 4:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Chefs' Warehouse an Incredible Momentum Stock? 3 Reasons Why CHEF Will Be Tough to Beat
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 6:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : September 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 10:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $322.97 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 10:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 8:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. :CHEF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 5:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Price Target Increased to $20.00 by Analysts at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 2:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFeatured Company News - Fells Point Wholesale Meat Acquired by The Chefs' Warehouse
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 5:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.10 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 1:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Given a $20.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 8:16 AM
streetinsider.com logoChefs' Warehouse (CHEF) Buys Fells Point Wholesale Meats
www.streetinsider.com - August 25 at 11:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse Acquires Fells Point Wholesale Meats
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 6:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 23rd
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraft Heinz Fights Sales Slump with Cost-Saving Initiatives
finance.yahoo.com - August 21 at 5:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 18th
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 5:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDark Clouds Loom Over Dean Foods: Stock Loses 20% in 9 Days
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:27 PM
rttnews.com logoRiding High: The Chefs' Warehouse
www.rttnews.com - August 14 at 5:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSysco (SYY) Sales, Earnings Beat on Higher Margins in Q4
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 5:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Brokers Boost Earnings Estimates for The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$320.97 Million in Sales Expected for Chefs' Warehouse Inc (NASDAQ:CHEF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 7:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) PT Raised to $19.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 6:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 5:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 5:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Set Expectations for The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:CHEF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 8:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CHEF earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 6:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Pan American Silver, Chefs' Warehouse, and Perrigo Jumped Today
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 6:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChefs' Warehouse Sees More Favorable Trends Ahead
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 6:21 PM
fool.com logoChefs' Warehouse Sees More Favorable Trends Ahead
www.fool.com - August 10 at 5:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 11:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChefs' Warehouse posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 10:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:CHEF) : August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 9:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. to Present at the 37th Annual Canaccord Growth Conference
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CHEF-US : July 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results on August 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 4:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) to Post $0.12 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 11:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 8:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Downgraded to Sell at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 11:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 5:20 PM

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