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NYSE:CHE - Chemed Stock Price, Forecast & News

$417.62
-22.46 (-5.10 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$413.29
Now: $417.62
$434.59
50-Day Range
$417.62
MA: $476.43
$507.20
52-Week Range
$313.49
Now: $417.62
$513.75
Volume209,104 shs
Average Volume96,429 shs
Market Capitalization$6.71 billion
P/E Ratio31.40
Dividend Yield0.29%
Beta1.07
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.94 billion
Cash Flow$16.35 per share
Book Value$45.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$219.92 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,707
Market Cap$6.71 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Chemed (NYSE:CHE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chemed's stock symbol?

Chemed trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHE."

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

Chemed announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Monday, March 23rd. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 28th. View Chemed's Dividend History.

How will Chemed's stock buyback program work?

Chemed declared that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, March 7th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Chemed's earnings last quarter?

Chemed Co. (NYSE:CHE) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 18th. The company reported $4.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $4.09 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $522.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $524.20 million. Chemed had a return on equity of 35.38% and a net margin of 11.35%. Chemed's revenue was up 14.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $3.35 earnings per share. View Chemed's Earnings History.

When is Chemed's next earnings date?

Chemed is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Chemed.

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

Chemed updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $16.20-16.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $15.63.

What price target have analysts set for CHE?

4 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Chemed's stock. Their forecasts range from $405.00 to $535.00. On average, they anticipate Chemed's share price to reach $482.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Chemed.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Chemed?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Chemed in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Chemed.

Has Chemed been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CHE stock has been trending very negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Chemed earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Chemed.

Are investors shorting Chemed?

Chemed saw a decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 188,400 shares, a decline of 10.2% from the January 30th total of 209,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 74,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Chemed's Current Options Chain.

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 Home Depot (HD), Altria Group (MO), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), CVS Health (CVS), Chevron (CVX), Walt Disney (DIS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Occidental Petroleum (OXY) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Chemed's key executives?

Chemed's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Chemed's major shareholders?

Chemed's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.26%), FMR LLC (2.83%), State Street Corp (2.49%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.29%), Investec Asset Management LTD (1.70%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.28%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Chemed.

Which institutional investors are selling Chemed stock?

CHE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Barclays PLC, State Street Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department and Smith Asset Management Group LP. Company insiders that have sold Chemed company stock in the last year 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, Spencer S Lee and Walter L Krebs. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chemed.

Which institutional investors are buying Chemed stock?

CHE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Investec Asset Management LTD, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have bought Chemed stock in the last two years include Donald E Saunders and George J Walsh III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Chemed.

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 $417.62.

How big of a company is Chemed?

Chemed has a market capitalization of $6.71 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 15,707 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Chemed.

What is Chemed's official website?

The official website for Chemed is http://www.chemed.com/.

How can I contact Chemed?

Chemed's mailing address is 255 EAST FIFTH STREET SUITE 2600, CINCINNATI OH, 45202-4726. The company can be reached via phone at 513-762-6690.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Chemed (NYSE CHE)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  290 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  354 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  644
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Chemed and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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