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: $361.01 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 26,351,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.93
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.62
  • 52 Week Range: $10.31 - $17.15
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 925.000
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.85
  • P/E Growth: 3.110
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.22 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.30
  • Book Value: $7.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.88
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $53.07 million
  • Net Margins: 0.03%
  • Return on Equity: 4.75%
  • Return on Assets: 1.41%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.64%
  • Current Ratio: 2.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.63%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 170,252 shs.
  • Beta: 1.11
  • Short Ratio: 17.85
 
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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05). The company had revenue of $287.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $284.45 million. The Chefs' Warehouse had a net margin of 0.03% and a return on equity of 4.75%. The Chefs' Warehouse's revenue for the quarter was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.05 EPS. 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 Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for The Chefs' Warehouse.

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

The Chefs' Warehouse updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.36-0.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.27-1.29 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.26 billion.

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

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for The Chefs' Warehouse's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate The Chefs' Warehouse's stock price to reach $16.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for The Chefs' Warehouse.

What are analysts saying about The Chefs' Warehouse stock?

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

  • 1. 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. " (7/17/2017)
  • 2. 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)

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.72%), US Bancorp DE (0.35%), Bennicas & Associates Inc. (0.08%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%). 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 Bennicas & Associates 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, US Bancorp DE and Advisors Capital Management LLC. 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 $13.70.


MarketBeat Community Rating for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ CHEF)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  341
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $16.67 (21.65% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/4/2017Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageBuy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$19.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$18.00LowView Rating Details
2/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$12.00 -> $16.00N/AView 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 7/24/2015 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
7/31/2017$0.12N/AView 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: $0.53
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
Q2 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q3 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q4 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q1 20181($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q2 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q3 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20181$0.25$0.25$0.25
(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: 76.44%
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
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
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : July 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 7:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 8:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 6:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $325.38 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 2:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) to Announce $0.12 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 7:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHEF-US : June 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 5:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing The Chefs' Warehouse (CHEF) and SpartanNash Company (SPTN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 18 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 6:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs' Warehouse (CHEF) & Sysco Corporation (SYY) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 6:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing The Chefs' Warehouse (CHEF) and United Natural Foods (UNFI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 2:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: Chefs' Warehouse, Big Lots, Conns, Tilly's and Navistar International
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 12:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. to Present at the Jefferies 2017 Global Consumer Conference
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoValuEngine Upgrades Chefs' Warehouse Inc (CHEF) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 11:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChefs' Warehouse Inc (CHEF) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $325.38 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 10:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.12 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 9:44 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. For: May 19 Filed by: Hanson Stephen P
www.streetinsider.com - May 31 at 9:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : May 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 12:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 6:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. :CHEF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 12:37 PM
benzinga.com logoChef's Warehouse, Performance Food Group: 2 Food Names Analysts Find Appetizing
www.benzinga.com - May 16 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Now Covered by Analysts at Loop Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for The Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers The Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 10:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CHEF-US : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 4:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.11 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $319.9 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 9:38 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-The Chefs' Warehouse reports Q1 sales $287.7 million
www.reuters.com - May 10 at 8:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CHEF earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 10:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChefs' Warehouse Tries to Mount a Comeback
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:18 PM
marketbeat.com logoChefs' Warehouse reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 6:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 5:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 4:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 4:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate The Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Will Post Earnings of -$0.05 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 10:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 10:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Farm to Market Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 1:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse (CHEF) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:CHEF) : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 5:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse (CHEF) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.54
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CHEF-US : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 4:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse, Inc (CHEF) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 6:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Chefs Warehouse (CHEF) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 5:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 4:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Chefs’ Warehouse to Announce First Quarter 2017 Results on May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 12:54 PM

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