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

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$35.91 +1.08 (+3.10 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$34.83
Today's Range$34.90 - $36.00
52-Week Range$18.65 - $39.26
Volume232,200 shs
Average Volume198,455 shs
Market Capitalization$1.03 billion
P/E Ratio81.61
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1
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

Industry Groceries, general line
Sub-IndustryFood Distributors
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CHEF
CUSIP16308610
Phone203-894-1345

Debt

Current Ratio2.71
Quick Ratio1.77

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.30 billion
Price / Sales0.83
Cash Flow$1.2574 per share
Price / Cash Flow28.56
Book Value$8.73 per share
Price / Book4.11

Profitability

Net Income$14.36 million
Net Margins1.49%
Return on Assets2.79%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,994
Market Cap$1.03 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19. The company had revenue of $361.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $354.26 million. Chefs' Warehouse had a return on equity of 7.41% and a net margin of 1.49%. Chefs' Warehouse's revenue was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.11 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 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 guidance of $0.71-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Chefs' Warehouse's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Chefs' Warehouse's share price to reach $32.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.2%. 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?

Media stories about CHEF stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Chefs' Warehouse earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 59)
  • Mr. John Pappas, Founder & Vice Chairman (Age 55)
  • Mr. James F. Leddy, CFO & Assistant Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Alexandros Aldous, Gen. Counsel, Chief Gov. Relations Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 38)
  • Ms. Patricia Lecouras, Chief HR Officer (Age 63)

Who are Chefs' Warehouse's major shareholders?

Chefs' Warehouse's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.36%), Sheets Smith Wealth Management (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). 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 Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Sheets Smith Wealth Management. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $35.91.

How big of a company is Chefs' Warehouse?

Chefs' Warehouse has a market capitalization of $1.03 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:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  304 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  591
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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