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Chemed Stock Forecast, Price & News

+4.79 (+1.01 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $478.32
50-Day Range
MA: $484.13
52-Week Range
Now: $478.32
Volume115,392 shs
Average Volume56,765 shs
Market Capitalization$7.61 billion
P/E Ratio29.01
Dividend Yield0.29%
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: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.42 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$17.44 per share
Book Value$45.39 per share


Net Income$219.92 million


Market Cap$7.61 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Chemed's stock was trading at $414.05 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CHE stock has increased by 15.5% and is now trading at $478.32.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Chemed?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chemed in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Chemed's next earnings date?

Chemed is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 16th 2021.
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How were Chemed's earnings last quarter?

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The company reported $4.86 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.97 by $0.89. The business earned $528.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $514.22 million. Chemed had a net margin of 12.99% and a return on equity of 36.71%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $3.46 earnings per share.
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How often does Chemed pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chemed?

Chemed declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, September 4th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 14th. This is an increase from Chemed's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32.
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What guidance has Chemed issued on next quarter's earnings?

Chemed updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $18.00-18.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $16.35.

What price target have analysts set for CHE?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Chemed's stock. Their forecasts range from $490.00 to $535.00. On average, they expect Chemed's stock price to reach $520.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Chemed?

Chemed saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 168,500 shares, an increase of 22.5% from the September 30th total of 137,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 64,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CVS Health (CVS), The Boeing (BA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Chevron (CVX).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.19%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.68%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.63%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.53%), Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.38%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.36%). 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.
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Which major investors are selling Chemed stock?

CHE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, Copeland Capital Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Alberta Investment Management Corp, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Dorsey Wright & Associates, and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Chemed company stock in the last year include Andrea R Lindell, Donald E Saunders, Frank E Wood, Kevin J Mcnamara, Michael D Witzeman, Naomi C Dallob, Patrick P Grace, and Spencer S Lee.
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Which major investors are buying Chemed stock?

CHE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., North Point Portfolio Managers Corp OH, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Vestmark Advisory Solutions Inc..
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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 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 $478.32.

How big of a company is Chemed?

Chemed has a market capitalization of $7.61 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 10/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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