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NYSE:CHE

Chemed - CHE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$498.20
-0.74 (-0.15%)
(As of 01/30/2023 03:48 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$496.86
$505.18
50-Day Range
$490.00
$524.10
52-Week Range
$430.16
$528.72
Volume
44,404 shs
Average Volume
64,327 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.41 billion
P/E Ratio
28.95
Dividend Yield
0.30%
Price Target
$545.00

Chemed MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.4% Upside
$545.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.99% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.33
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.93mentions of Chemed in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.44 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.77%
From $18.69 to $20.33 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.85 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

38th out of 1,049 stocks

Home Health Care Services Industry

2nd out of 9 stocks


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About Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Stock

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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CHE Stock News Headlines

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CHE Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/5 Dividend
11/10/2022
Dividend Payable
12/05/2022
Today
1/30/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/23/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Home health care services
Sub-Industry
Health Care Services
Sector
Medical
CUSIP
16359R10
Employees
14,137
Year Founded
1970

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$545.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$545.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$545.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.4%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$268.55 million
Pretax Margin
16.13%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.14 billion
Cash Flow
$23.31 per share
Book Value
$39.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
14,271,000
Market Cap
$7.41 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.55

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Key Executives

  • Kevin J. McNamaraKevin J. McNamara
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • David Patrick WilliamsDavid Patrick Williams
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Spencer S. LeeSpencer S. Lee
    Executive Vice President
  • Nicholas M. Westfall
    Executive Vice President
  • Thomas C. Hutton
    Director & Vice President













CHE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Chemed stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chemed in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" CHE shares.
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What is Chemed's stock price forecast for 2023?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Chemed's stock. Their CHE share price forecasts range from $545.00 to $545.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $545.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have CHE shares performed in 2023?

Chemed's stock was trading at $510.43 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CHE shares have decreased by 2.3% and is now trading at $498.93.
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Are investors shorting Chemed?

Chemed saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 287,400 shares, a decrease of 15.7% from the December 31st total of 341,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 82,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.5 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Chemed's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 23rd 2023.
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How were Chemed's earnings last quarter?

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 28th. The company reported $5.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $4.49 by $0.57. The firm earned $538.67 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $531.87 million. Chemed had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 44.29% and a net margin of 12.31%. The firm's revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $4.86 earnings per share.

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

Chemed declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 14th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Monday, December 5th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 10th.
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Is Chemed a good dividend stock?

Chemed (NYSE:CHE) pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.30%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 8.83%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CHE will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.48% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CHE.

What guidance has Chemed issued on next quarter's earnings?

Chemed issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $19.60-$19.70 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $19.49. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

1 employees have rated Chemed Chief Executive Officer Kevin J. McNamara on Glassdoor.com. Kevin J. McNamara has an approval rating of 100% among the company'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), Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CVS Health (CVS), 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.30%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.06%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.68%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.36%), Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.20%) and Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.18%). Insiders that own company stock include David Patrick Williams, Donald E Saunders, 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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How do I buy shares of Chemed?

Shares of CHE stock 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 $498.93.

How much money does Chemed make?

Chemed (NYSE:CHE) has a market capitalization of $7.42 billion and generates $2.14 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $268.55 million in net income (profit) each year or $17.21 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Chemed have?

The company employs 14,137 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Chemed?

Chemed's mailing address is 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 2600, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The official website for the company is www.chemed.com. The company can be reached via phone at (513) 762-6690 or via fax at 513-762-6590.

This page (NYSE:CHE) was last updated on 1/30/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff