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NYSE:CHE

Chemed Stock Forecast, Price & News

$474.46
-7.84 (-1.63 %)
(As of 09/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$472.58
Now: $474.46
$485.72
50-Day Range
$478.94
MA: $501.85
$523.47
52-Week Range
$330.01
Now: $474.46
$528.29
Volume75,082 shs
Average Volume102,222 shs
Market Capitalization$7.55 billion
P/E Ratio29.82
Dividend Yield0.28%
Beta0.66
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: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.75 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$17.02 per share
Book Value$45.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$219.92 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,641
Market Cap$7.55 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$474.46
-7.84 (-1.63 %)
(As of 09/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Chemed's stock was trading at $414.05 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CHE stock has increased by 14.6% and is now trading at $474.46.
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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, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Chemed's earnings last quarter?

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company reported $4.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.75 by $0.66. The business earned $502.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $522.90 million. Chemed had a net margin of 12.99% and a return on equity of 36.71%. Chemed's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $3.36 EPS.
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How often does Chemed pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chemed?

Chemed announced 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.29%. 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 issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $16.20-16.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $16.13.

What price target have analysts set for CHE?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Chemed's shares. Their forecasts range from $490.00 to $535.00. On average, they expect Chemed's share price to reach $520.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Chemed?

Chemed saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 125,100 shares, a decrease of 31.6% from the August 15th total of 182,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 85,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's stock 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), AbbVie (ABBV), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Costco Wholesale (COST), Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Altria Group (MO).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (11.67%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.98%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.12%), FMR LLC (2.11%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.31%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.26%). 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 institutional investors are selling Chemed stock?

CHE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Ninety One UK Ltd, FMR LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Riverbridge Partners LLC, and Neuberger Berman Group 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 institutional investors are buying Chemed stock?

CHE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, WFA of San Diego LLC, WFA of San Diego LLC, Trinity Street Asset Management LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Bank of America Corp DE, Point72 Asset Management L.P., and Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
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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 $474.46.

How big of a company is Chemed?

Chemed has a market capitalization of $7.55 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 9/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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