Chemed Stock Forecast, Price & News

-7.90 (-1.64 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $472.66
50-Day Range
MA: $457.84
52-Week Range
Now: $472.66
Volume54,459 shs
Average Volume94,518 shs
Market Capitalization$7.55 billion
P/E Ratio28.66
Dividend Yield0.28%
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 in 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 branches and independent contractors, and franchised locations. Chemed Corporation was incorporated in 1970 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Home health care services
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Services
Year Founded1970



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$15.40 per share
Book Value$45.39 per share


Net Income$219.92 million


Market Cap$7.55 billion
Next Earnings Date4/27/2021 (Confirmed)


Chemed (CHE) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
April 20, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Shares Gap Up to $468.18
April 19, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Is CHE Stock A Buy or Sell? - Yahoo Finance
April 14, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Is CHE Stock A Buy or Sell?
April 14, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Chemed Stock Is Believed To Be Fairly Valued
March 29, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
When the Price of Chemed $CHE Talks, People Listen
March 26, 2021 |  marketwatch.com
Moving Average Crossover Alert: Chemed Corp (CHE)
March 26, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

27th out of 2,024 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-7.90 (-1.64 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Chemed a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chemed in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Chemed stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Chemed?

Wall Street analysts have given Chemed a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Chemed wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Chemed?

Chemed saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 196,500 shares, an increase of 45.2% from the February 28th total of 135,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 101,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Chemed's next earnings date?

Chemed is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 27th 2021.
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How can I listen to Chemed's earnings call?

Chemed will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Chemed's earnings last quarter?

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 22nd. The company reported $5.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.13. The company had revenue of $533 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $537.20 million. Chemed had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.13% and a net margin of 13.11%. The business's revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $4.22 EPS.
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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 shares have increased by 14.2% and is now trading at $472.66.
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How often does Chemed pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Chemed?

Chemed declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, March 19th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 26th.
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Is Chemed a good dividend stock?

Chemed pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.28%. 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 9.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Chemed will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.51% 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 issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $17.00-17.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $17.28.

What price target have analysts set for CHE?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Chemed's shares. Their forecasts range from $580.00 to $580.00. On average, they anticipate Chemed's stock price to reach $580.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Chemed's key executives?

Chemed's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin J. McNamara, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 67, Pay $4.86M)
  • Mr. David P. Williams, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $2.31M)
  • Mr. Spencer S. Lee, Exec. VP (Age 65, Pay $1.44M)
  • Mr. Nicholas Michael Westfall, Exec. VP (Age 42, Pay $1.79M)
  • Mr. Michael D. Witzeman CPA, MBA, VP & Controller (Age 50)
  • Ms. Lisa A. Reinhard, VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Assistant Sec.
  • Sherri Warner, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Brian C. Judkins, VP, Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Hutton, VP & Director (Age 70)

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.

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), 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.97%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.63%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.24%), Cabot Wealth Management Inc. (0.14%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%) and Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.06%). 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, Patrick P Grace, Spencer S Lee 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Hexavest Inc., Contravisory Investment Management Inc., BOKF NA, Venturi Wealth Management LLC, and IBM Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Chemed company stock in the last year include Donald E Saunders, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, Cabot Wealth Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Capital Insight Partners LLC, LVW Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and GPS Wealth Strategies Group LLC.
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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 $472.66.

How much money does Chemed make?

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.

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?

Chemed is headquartered at 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 2600, CINCINNATI OH, 45202.

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 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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