Chemed Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CHE)

About Chemed Corp.

Chemed Corp. logoChemed Corporation operates and divests subsidiaries engaged in diverse business activities. The Company operates its business in two segments: the VITAS segment (VITAS) and the Roto-Rooter segment (Roto-Rooter). The Company's VITAS segment provides hospice and palliative care services to its patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy and volunteers. VITAS segment provides hospice care to Medicare beneficiaries receiving their non-hospice healthcare services from health maintenance organizations (HMOs) under Medicare risk contracts. The Company and its subsidiaries also own training manuals, cost information, patient information and software source codes. A portion of its VITAS business is operated in the state of Florida. The Company's Roto-Rooter segment provides plumbing, drain cleaning, water restoration and other related services to both residential and commercial customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Home Health Care
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CHE
  • CUSIP: 16359R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $143.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $139.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $136.44
  • 52-Week Range: $16,190,000.00 - $124.77
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.74
  • P/E Growth: 1.94
  • Market Cap: $2.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,190,000
  • Beta: 1.17
  • Net Margins: 6.93%
  • Return on Equity: 24.12%
  • Return on Assets: 13.48%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.30%
  • Current Ratio: 0.88%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.84%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $159.67 (14.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/27/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$155.00View Rating Details
9/4/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/27/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform$136.00 -> $162.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$136.00 -> $162.00View Rating Details
9/15/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016Q316$1.82$270.44 millionListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2016Q216$1.72$1.80$393.50 million$290.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$1.58$1.62$391.68 million$390.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$1.81$1.97$390.22 million$398.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$1.61$1.78$375.95 million$386.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$1.59$1.71$375.01 million$382.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$1.44$1.54$370.76 million$377.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$1.69$1.80$372.54 million$379.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$1.51$1.48$360.00 million$358.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$1.47$1.50$363.73 million$360.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$1.32$1.32$256.77 million$358.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$1.34$1.36$355.40 million$340.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.33$1.44$368.06 million$357.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$1.29$1.38$365.08 million$367.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2013Q4 2012$1.15$1.57$355.31 million$369.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$1.35$1.28$360.50 million$354.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.26$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$1.25$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$1.48$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$1.15$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.98$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$1.05$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.87 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.58$1.58$1.58
Q2 20161$1.74$1.74$1.74
Q3 20161$1.80$1.80$1.80
Q4 20161$2.08$2.08$2.08
Q1 20172$1.76$1.83$1.80
Q2 20171$1.90$1.90$1.90
Q3 20171$1.95$1.95$1.95
Q4 20171$2.24$2.24$2.24
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)
Annual Dividend:$1.04
Dividend Yield:0.74%
Dividend Growth:10.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:16.51% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.73% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
13.21% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.32%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.62%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/22/2016Spencer S LeeInsiderSell2,000$141.67$283,340.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Donald E SaundersDirectorSell500$144.32$72,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell4,500$144.28$649,260.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell3,089$143.88$444,445.32View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Kevin J McnamaraInsiderSell18,000$144.87$2,607,660.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Donald E SaundersDirectorBuy77$126.53$9,742.81View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016Spencer S LeeEVPSell24,382$132.29$3,225,494.78View SEC Filing  
1/27/2016Patrick P GraceDirectorSell50$138.98$6,949.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015David Patrick WilliamsCFOSell5,000$151.72$758,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Spencer S LeeEVPSell5,000$154.10$770,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell6,000$157.02$942,120.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Spencer S. LeeEVPSell4,000$153.64$614,560.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Kevin J. McnamaraCEOSell8,000$149.04$1,192,320.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015David Patrick WilliamsCFOSell10,000$138.09$1,380,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell9,000$121.00$1,089,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell8,000$120.82$966,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Spencer S LeeEVPSell9,931$115.16$1,143,653.96View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Timothy S OtooleEVPSell10,000$117.82$1,178,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell7,000$116.80$817,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell2,685$114.35$307,029.75View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Spencer S LeeEVPSell10,000$113.18$1,131,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell13,000$112.71$1,465,230.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Timothy S OtooleEVPSell5,000$106.81$534,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Spencer S LeeEVPSell10,000$108.38$1,083,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell4,000$104.13$416,520.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Spencer S LeeEVPSell2,000$105.80$211,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014David Patrick WilliamsCFOSell5,000$105.90$529,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell5,000$100.05$500,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Arthur V Tucker JrVPSell9,000$101.26$911,340.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Kevin J McnamaraCEOSell10,000$101.00$1,010,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Timothy OtooleEVPSell9,000$87.62$788,580.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Kevin McnamaraCEOSell5,000$85.05$425,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014Spencer LeeEVPSell2,000$90.15$180,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Thomas HuttonVPSell2,201$88.36$194,480.36View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Timothy OtooleEVPSell6,000$86.60$519,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Kevin McnamaraCEOSell4,000$84.47$337,880.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Arthur Tucker, Jr.VPSell9,000$85.01$765,090.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Arthur Tucker, Jr.VPSell8,461$83.80$709,031.80View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Spencer LeeEVPSell2,000$82.51$165,020.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Kevin McnamaraCEOSell4,000$82.18$328,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)
News IconUpdate on Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE) for the day (NYSE:CHE) - October 15 at 9:01 AM
News IconTop Performer of the day: Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) (NYSE:CHE) - October 13 at 8:34 AM logoChemed To Report Third-Quarter 2016 Earnings October 26, Related Conference Call To Be Held On October 27 (NYSE:CHE) - October 7 at 9:05 AM logoGlobal Home Healthcare Market Outlook: 2016-2022 (NYSE:CHE) - September 30 at 9:14 AM
News Iconexecutive vice president of Chemed Corp (NYSE:CHE), Lee Spencer S, sells 2,000 shares worth $283,340 (NYSE:CHE) - September 24 at 8:26 AM logoChemed Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CHE) : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - September 12 at 4:02 PM logoChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CHE-US : September 9, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - September 9 at 9:02 AM logoCHE Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average (NYSE:CHE) - September 8 at 5:43 AM logoChemed Corporation to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference (NYSE:CHE) - September 7 at 8:39 AM logoChemed is Now Oversold (CHE) (NYSE:CHE) - August 19 at 11:55 AM logoNew market study, "Chemed Corporation (CHE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", has been published (NYSE:CHE) - August 16 at 9:29 PM logoChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHE-US : August 16, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - August 16 at 9:34 AM logoChemed (CHE) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA (NYSE:CHE) - August 12 at 9:26 PM
News IconDirector of Chemed Corp (NYSE:CHE), Saunders Donald E, sells 500 shares worth $72,160 (NYSE:CHE) - August 10 at 10:58 AM
News Iconvice president & controller of Chemed Corp (NYSE:CHE), Tucker Arthur V Jr, sells 3,089 shares worth $444,445 (NYSE:CHE) - August 8 at 9:36 PM logo12:11 pm Chemed increases quarterly cash dividend to $0.26/share from $0.24/share (NYSE:CHE) - August 7 at 8:48 AM logoBRIEF-Chemed Corporation increases quarterly dividend 8.3 pct (NYSE:CHE) - August 5 at 9:35 PM logoChemed Corporation Increases Quarterly Dividend 8.3% (NYSE:CHE) - August 5 at 12:37 PM logoCHEMED CORP Financials (NYSE:CHE) - August 4 at 4:21 PM logoChemed Corp. :CHE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - August 4 at 12:22 PM logoChemed Reports Second-Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:CHE) - July 27 at 12:46 PM logoBRIEF-Chemed Corp Q2 shr $1.48 (NYSE:CHE) - July 27 at 12:46 PM logoChemed Corp. Q2 Profit Advances 2% (NYSE:CHE) - July 27 at 12:46 PM logoChemed's (CHE) CEO Kevin McNamara on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:CHE) - July 27 at 12:46 PM logoEdited Transcript of CHE earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:CHE) - July 26 at 4:24 PM logoChemed (CHE) Lags Q2 Earnings, Tops Revenues, View Up (NYSE:CHE) - July 26 at 10:59 AM logoChemed Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today (NYSE:CHE) - July 26 at 10:00 AM logoChemed posts 2Q profit (NYSE:CHE) - July 25 at 4:29 PM logoQ2 2016 Chemed Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:CHE) - July 25 at 7:07 AM logoMedical Stocks Reporting Early Next Week: GILD, LLY & More (NYSE:CHE) - July 22 at 9:53 AM logoChemed Corporation : half-yearly earnings release (NYSE:CHE) - July 20 at 5:19 PM logoAcadian Asset Management LLC Buys A Little More Chemed Corp (CHE) Stock In The Last Quarter (NYSE:CHE) - July 19 at 4:16 PM logoChemed To Report Second-Quarter 2016 Earnings July 25, Related Conference Call To Be Held On July 26 (NYSE:CHE) - July 8 at 12:01 PM logoChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHE-US : June 28, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - June 28 at 8:23 AM logoChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHE-US : June 13, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - June 13 at 8:35 AM logoCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:CHE) - June 9 at 7:01 AM logoCherkizovo Group PJSC :CHE-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 9, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - June 9 at 3:39 AM logoChemed Corporation Announces the Retirement of Timothy S. O’Toole (NYSE:CHE) - June 8 at 5:18 PM logoChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CHE-US : June 2, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - June 2 at 8:14 AM logoChemed Corporation to Present at the Jefferies 2016 Global Healthcare Conference (NYSE:CHE) - May 31 at 2:53 PM logoCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NYSE:CHE) - May 18 at 11:14 AM logoChemed Corporation Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders; Board Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:CHE) - May 16 at 3:42 PM logoChemed Corporation to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Health Care Conference (NYSE:CHE) - May 5 at 3:01 PM logoChemed Corp. :CHE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NYSE:CHE) - May 3 at 10:59 AM logoCHEMED CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:CHE) - May 2 at 11:17 AM logoChemed (CHE) Q1 Earnings Miss the Mark, Revenues in Line (NYSE:CHE) - May 2 at 10:53 AM logoEdited Transcript of CHE earnings conference call or presentation 29-Apr-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:CHE) - April 29 at 9:01 PM logoChemed Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CHE-US : April 29, 2016 (NYSE:CHE) - April 29 at 8:17 AM logoChemed posts 1Q profit (NYSE:CHE) - April 28 at 6:53 PM logoChemed Reports First-Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:CHE) - April 28 at 4:36 PM


Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE) Chart for Sunday, October, 23, 2016

Last Updated on 10/23/2016 by Staff