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

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$28.90 -0.05 (-0.17 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.95
Today's Range$28.55 - $29.10
52-Week Range$16.15 - $31.90
Volume129,700 shs
Average Volume173,962 shs
Market Capitalization$864.69 million
P/E Ratio65.68
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.67
ChefsThe 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
SymbolNASDAQ:CHEF
CUSIP16308610
Phone203-894-1345

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.22
Current Ratio2.59
Quick Ratio1.62

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio65.68
Forward P/E Ratio37.53
P/E Growth1.7

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.30 billion
Price / Sales0.67
Cash Flow$1.1997 per share
Price / Cash24.09
Book Value$8.73 per share
Price / Book3.31

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.44
Net Income$14.36 million
Net Margins1.44%
Return on Equity7.08%
Return on Assets2.48%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,994
Outstanding Shares29,970,000
Market Cap$864.69 million

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 earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $370.44 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $360.14 million. Chefs' Warehouse had a return on equity of 7.08% and a net margin of 1.44%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 EPS. 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 Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Chefs' Warehouse.

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

Chefs' Warehouse issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.71-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.75. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.41-1.45 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.43 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CHEF?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Chefs' Warehouse's shares. Their predictions range from $25.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Chefs' Warehouse's stock price to reach $29.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price. 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 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Chefs' Warehouse.

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)

Has Chefs' Warehouse been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CHEF stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Chefs' Warehouse earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.34 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Chefs' Warehouse.

Who are Chefs' Warehouse's major shareholders?

Chefs' Warehouse's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wasatch Advisors Inc. (6.47%), BlackRock Inc. (5.15%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.13%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (4.12%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.74%) and Aristotle Capital Boston LLC (1.48%). Company insiders that own Chefs' Warehouse stock include Alexandros Aldous 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Advisors Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Dana Investment Advisors Inc. and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Chefs' Warehouse company stock in the last year include Alexandros Aldous and Patricia Lecouras. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chefs' Warehouse.

Which major investors are buying Chefs' Warehouse stock?

CHEF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Brown Advisory Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $28.90.

How big of a company is Chefs' Warehouse?

Chefs' Warehouse has a market capitalization of $864.69 million 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.

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:  261 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  541
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 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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