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The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc is a food distribution business based in the US. The Chefs Warehouse shares (CHEF) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Chefs Warehouse employs 2,447 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$24.59|
|52-week range||USD$3.55 - USD$40.33|
|50-day moving average||USD$22.5465|
|200-day moving average||USD$16.5288|
|Wall St. target price||USD$23.64|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.299|
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|1 week (2021-01-11)||-1.13%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||24.59|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||55.83%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||92.11%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-36.43%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||-30.12%|
|3 years (2018-01-18)||22.64%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||76.15%|
Valuing The Chefs Warehouse stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Chefs Warehouse's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The Chefs Warehouse's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 43x. In other words, The Chefs Warehouse shares trade at around 43x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
The Chefs Warehouse's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.2. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Chefs Warehouse's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
The Chefs Warehouse's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a The Chefs Warehouse's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.3 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$406.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-1.32%|
|Return on equity TTM||-9.98%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$902.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 4.8 million The Chefs Warehouse shares held short by investors – that's known as The Chefs Warehouse's "short interest". This figure is 1.5% down from 4.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Chefs Warehouse shares can be evaluated.
The Chefs Warehouse's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Chefs Warehouse shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Chefs Warehouse shares traded daily (recently around 676864.88764045). The Chefs Warehouse's SIR currently stands at 7.12. In other words for every 100,000 The Chefs Warehouse shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7120 shares are currently held short.
However The Chefs Warehouse's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Chefs Warehouse shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Chefs Warehouse shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Chefs Warehouse's short interest could be expressed as 0.13% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Chefs Warehouse shares in existence, roughly 130 shares are currently held short) or 0.208% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Chefs Warehouse shares, roughly 208 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Chefs Warehouse.
Find out more about how you can short The Chefs Warehouse stock.
We're not expecting The Chefs Warehouse to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, The Chefs Warehouse's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.55 up to $40.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while The Chefs Warehouse's is 2.4766. This would suggest that The Chefs Warehouse's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes specialty food products in the United States and Canada. Its product portfolio includes approximately 55,000 stock-keeping units comprising specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, unique oils and vinegars, truffles, caviar, chocolate, and pastry products. The company also offers a line of center-of-the-plate products, including custom cut beef, seafood, and hormone-free poultry, as well as food products, such as cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk, and flour. It serves menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos, and specialty food stores. The company markets its center-of-the-plate products directly to consumers through a mail and e-commerce platform. The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
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