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

-0.98 (-9.15 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 11:41 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $9.73
50-Day Range
MA: $26.36
52-Week Range
Now: $9.73
Volume44,520 shs
Average Volume1.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$295.11 million
P/E Ratio12.01
Dividend YieldN/A
The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes specialty food products in the United States and Canada. Its product portfolio includes approximately 55,000 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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Cash Flow$1.74 per share
Book Value$11.07 per share


Net Income$24.19 million


Market Cap$295.11 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)

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Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Chefs' Warehouse's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Chefs' Warehouse's stock was trading at $20.96 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CHEF shares have decreased by 55.1% and is now trading at $9.42. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Chefs' Warehouse?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chefs' Warehouse in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Chefs' Warehouse.

When is Chefs' Warehouse's next earnings date?

Chefs' Warehouse is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Chefs' Warehouse.

How were Chefs' Warehouse's earnings last quarter?

Chefs' Warehouse Inc (NASDAQ:CHEF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.39. The firm earned $426.51 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $428.88 million. Chefs' Warehouse had a net margin of 1.52% and a return on equity of 9.38%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. View Chefs' Warehouse's earnings history.

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

Chefs' Warehouse updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.91-1.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.85-1.91 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.70 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CHEF?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Chefs' Warehouse's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.31 to $42.00. On average, they expect Chefs' Warehouse's stock price to reach $39.66 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 321.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Chefs' Warehouse.

Has Chefs' Warehouse been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CHEF stock have trended somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chefs' Warehouse earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutChefs' Warehouse.

Are investors shorting Chefs' Warehouse?

Chefs' Warehouse saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 2,526,600 shares, a drop of 5.7% from the February 27th total of 2,680,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 410,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.2 days. Approximately 9.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Chefs' Warehouse's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Chefs' Warehouse own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Chefs' Warehouse investors own include Netflix (NFLX), General Motors (GM), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Primo Water (PRMW), Stitch Fix (SFIX), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), Lowe's Companies (LOW) and Uber Technologies (UBER).

Who are Chefs' Warehouse's key executives?

Chefs' Warehouse's management team includes the following 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)

What is Chefs' Warehouse's stock symbol?

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

Who are Chefs' Warehouse's major shareholders?

Chefs' Warehouse's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (12.92%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (6.50%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (6.34%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.35%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (2.90%) and State Street Corp (2.46%). Company insiders that own Chefs' Warehouse stock include Alexandros Aldous, Christopher Pappas, John A Couri, John Pappas, Joseph M Cugine, Katherine Oliver, Patricia Lecouras and Tim Mccauley. 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 Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Nicholas Investment Partners LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of America Corp DE, and Arizona State Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Chefs' Warehouse company stock in the last year include John Pappas, Patricia Lecouras, and Tim Mccauley. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., California Public Employees Retirement System, State Street Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Bank of Montreal Can, Barclays PLC, and Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH. Company insiders that have bought Chefs' Warehouse stock in the last two years include Joseph M Cugine, and Katherine Oliver. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Chefs' Warehouse's stock price today?

One share of CHEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.42.

How big of a company is Chefs' Warehouse?

Chefs' Warehouse has a market capitalization of $285.71 million and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $24.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.01 on an earnings per share basis. Chefs' Warehouse employs 2,447 workers across the globe. View additional information about Chefs' Warehouse.

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:  370 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  413 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  783
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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