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NYSE:CHEChemed Stock Price, Forecast & News

$477.16
-0.05 (-0.01 %)
(As of 05/22/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$473.74
Now: $477.16
$479.94
50-Day Range
$400.58
MA: $440.95
$473.75
52-Week Range
$324.31
Now: $477.16
$513.75
Volume61,187 shs
Average Volume117,371 shs
Market Capitalization$7.57 billion
P/E Ratio34.13
Dividend Yield0.27%
Beta0.67
Chemed Corporation provides hospice and palliative care services to patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy, and volunteers in the United States. It operates through two segments, VITAS and Roto-Rooter. The company also offers plumbing, drain cleaning, water restoration, and other related services to residential and commercial customers through company-owned and independent contractors, and franchised locations. Chemed Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
SectorMedical
CUSIP16359R10
Phone513-762-6690

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$17.24 per share
Book Value$43.06 per share

Profitability

Net Income$219.92 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,641
Market Cap$7.57 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Chemed's stock was trading at $414.05 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CHE shares have increased by 15.2% and is now trading at $477.16. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Chemed?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chemed in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Chemed.

When is Chemed's next earnings date?

Chemed is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Chemed.

How were Chemed's earnings last quarter?

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The company reported $3.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.65 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $515.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $523.04 million. Chemed had a net margin of 11.60% and a return on equity of 35.99%. The firm's revenue was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.92 EPS. View Chemed's earnings history.

How often does Chemed pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chemed?

Chemed declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 28th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Wednesday, June 17th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 27th. View Chemed's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CHE?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Chemed's stock. Their forecasts range from $490.00 to $535.00. On average, they expect Chemed's share price to reach $515.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Chemed.

Has Chemed been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CHE stock have trended extremely negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chemed earned a media sentiment score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutChemed.

Are investors shorting Chemed?

Chemed saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 210,200 shares, a drop of 11.4% from the April 30th total of 237,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 131,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View Chemed's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Chemed's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Chemed own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Chemed investors own include AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD), Altria Group (MO), Target (TGT), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), Chevron (CVX) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Chemed's key executives?

Chemed's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin J. McNamara, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. David P. Williams, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Naomi C. Dallob, VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Spencer S. Lee, Exec. VP (Age 63)
  • Mr. Nicholas Michael Westfall, Exec. VP (Age 40)

What is Chemed's stock symbol?

Chemed trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHE."

Who are Chemed's major shareholders?

Chemed's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.49%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.26%), State Street Corp (2.57%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.27%), Invesco Ltd. (2.15%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.84%). Company insiders that own Chemed stock include Andrea R Lindell, David Patrick Williams, Donald E Saunders, Frank E Wood, George J Walsh III, Kevin J Mcnamara, Michael D Witzeman, Naomi C Dallob, Nicholas Michael Westfall, Patrick P Grace, Spencer S Lee, Thomas P Rice and Walter L Krebs. View institutional ownership trends for Chemed.

Which major investors are selling Chemed stock?

CHE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Federated Hermes Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Principal Financial Group Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Chemed company stock in the last year include Andrea R Lindell, David Patrick Williams, Donald E Saunders, Frank E Wood, Kevin J Mcnamara, Michael D Witzeman, Naomi C Dallob, Spencer S Lee, and Walter L Krebs. View insider buying and selling activity for Chemed.

Which major investors are buying Chemed stock?

CHE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, FDx Advisors Inc., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View insider buying and selling activity for Chemed.

How do I buy shares of Chemed?

Shares of CHE 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 Chemed's stock price today?

One share of CHE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $477.16.

How big of a company is Chemed?

Chemed has a market capitalization of $7.57 billion and generates $1.94 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $219.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $13.95 on an earnings per share basis. Chemed employs 16,641 workers across the globe.

What is Chemed's official website?

The official website for Chemed is www.chemed.com.

How can I contact Chemed?

Chemed's mailing address is 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 2600, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The company can be reached via phone at 513-762-6690.

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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