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How to buy Chemed Corporation (CHE) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Chemed Corporation stocks.
Chemed Corporation is a medical care facilities business based in the US. Chemed Corporation stocks (CHE.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $475.76 – a decrease of 2.76% over the previous week. Chemed Corporation employs 15,544 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.
How to buy shares in Chemed Corporation
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CHE – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Chemed Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted Chemed Corporation shares?
- Chemed Corporation shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Chemed Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Chemed Corporation performance over time
- Are Chemed Corporation shares over-valued?
- Chemed Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Chemed Corporation shares?
- Does Chemed Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Chemed Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Chemed Corporation stock price (NYSE:CHE)Use our graph to track the performance of CHE stocks over time.
Chemed Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$462.85|
|52-week range||$402.71 - $558.34|
|50-day moving average||$500.50|
|200-day moving average||$478.71|
|Wall St. target price||$589.75|
|Dividend yield||$1.38 (0.31%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$19.06|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Chemed Corporation stock?
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Chemed Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-19)||-2.76%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-11.89%|
|3 months (2021-10-26)||4.78%|
|6 months (2021-07-26)||-3.15%|
|1 year (2021-01-26)||-14.32%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||-3.11%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||58.90%|
|5 years (2017-01-26)||176.72%|
Is Chemed Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Chemed Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Chemed Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Chemed Corporation's P/E ratio
Chemed Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Chemed Corporation shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Chemed Corporation's PEG ratio
Chemed Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5906. 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 Chemed Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Chemed Corporation's EBITDA
Chemed Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $396.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Chemed Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Chemed Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||16.09%|
|Gross profit TTM||$701.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||15.96%|
|Return on equity TTM||38.92%|
|Market capitalisation||$7.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Chemed Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 7.28% of net profits
Recently Chemed Corporation has paid out, on average, around 7.28% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.31% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Chemed Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.31% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Chemed Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.38 per share.
While Chemed Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Chemed Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
Chemed Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 6 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Chemed Corporation's shares ever split?
Chemed Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 12 May 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Chemed Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Chemed Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Chemed Corporation's share price.
Chemed Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Chemed Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $402.7091 up to $558.3427. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Chemed Corporation's is 0.4835. This would suggest that Chemed Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Chemed Corporation overview
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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