Chemed Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.07 (-0.65 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume76,038 shs
Average Volume92,781 shs
Market Capitalization$7.39 billion
P/E Ratio25.24
Dividend Yield0.30%
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About Chemed

Chemed Corp. engages in the provision of healthcare and maintenance services. It operates through the VITAS and Roto-Rooter segments. The VITAS segment offers hospice and palliative care services to patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy, and volunteers. The Roto-Rooter segment includes plumbing, drain cleaning, water restoration, and other related services to residential and commercial customers. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.


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Overall MarketRank

3.07 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

7th out of 1,351 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Chemed a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chemed in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Chemed stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Chemed?

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Are investors shorting Chemed?

Chemed saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 198,000 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the July 29th total of 176,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 90,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Chemed's next earnings date?

Chemed is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were Chemed's earnings last quarter?

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) issued its earnings results on Monday, July, 26th. The company reported $4.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.29 by $0.31. The company had revenue of $532.26 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $511.85 million. Chemed had a net margin of 14.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 35.40%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $4.41 EPS.
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How has Chemed's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Chemed's stock was trading at $414.05 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CHE shares have increased by 13.5% and is now trading at $470.03.
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How often does Chemed pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chemed?

Chemed declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Thursday, September 2nd. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 13th. This is a boost from Chemed's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34.
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Is Chemed a good dividend stock?

Chemed pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.30%. Chemed has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Chemed is 7.96%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Chemed will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.45% next year. This indicates that Chemed will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Chemed issued on next quarter's earnings?

Chemed updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $18.200-$18.500 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $17.350. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CHE?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Chemed's stock. Their forecasts range from $580.00 to $609.00. On average, they expect Chemed's share price to reach $594.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Chemed's key executives?

Chemed's management team includes the following people:
  • Kevin J. McNamara, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • David Patrick Williams, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Spencer S. Lee, Executive Vice President
  • Nicholas M. Westfall, Executive Vice President
  • Thomas C. Hutton, Director & Vice President

What is Kevin J. McNamara's approval rating as Chemed's CEO?

1 employees have rated Chemed CEO Kevin J. McNamara on Glassdoor.com. Kevin J. McNamara has an approval rating of 100% among Chemed's employees. This puts Kevin J. McNamara in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), The Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CVS Health (CVS), The Boeing (BA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Chevron (CVX).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.57%), BlackRock Inc. (9.01%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.77%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (2.78%), State Street Corp (2.71%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.53%). Company insiders that own Chemed stock include Andrea R Lindell, Donald E Saunders, Frank E Wood, Kevin J Mcnamara, Michael D Witzeman, Naomi C Dallob, Nicholas Michael Westfall, Patrick P Grace, Spencer S Lee and Thomas P Rice.
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Which institutional investors are selling Chemed stock?

CHE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Invesco Ltd., FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and Deutsche Bank AG. Company insiders that have sold Chemed company stock in the last year include Donald E Saunders, Kevin J Mcnamara, Nicholas Michael Westfall, Spencer S Lee, and Thomas P Rice.
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Which institutional investors are buying Chemed stock?

CHE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, Ninety One UK Ltd, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of America Corp DE, State Street Corp, Woodline Partners LP, and Point72 Asset Management L.P..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Chemed's stock price today?

One share of CHE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $470.03.

How much money does Chemed make?

Chemed has a market capitalization of $7.39 billion and generates $2.08 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $319.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $18.08 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Chemed have?

Chemed employs 15,544 workers across the globe.

When was Chemed founded?

Chemed was founded in 1970.

What is Chemed's official website?

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

Where are Chemed's headquarters?

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 9/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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