Chemed Corp (CHE): Price and Financial Metrics

Chemed Corp (CHE): $446.10

0.55 (+0.12%)

POWR Rating

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  • CHE scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.48% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CHE is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • CHE's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 26.12% of US stocks).

CHE Stock Summary

  • CHE's went public 36.76 years ago, making it older than 93.22% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 91.28%, CHEMED CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 87.2% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of CHEMED CORP's share price is greater than that of just 1.38% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CHE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AGX, MEI, MDC, MKTX, and MORN.
  • CHE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CHEMED CORP's official web site, go to

CHE Valuation Summary

  • CHE's price/earnings ratio is 24.3; this is 23.98% higher than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • CHE's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CHE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CHE 2022-09-23 3.1 9.8 24.3 19.1
CHE 2022-09-22 3.2 9.9 24.6 19.3
CHE 2022-09-21 3.2 10.0 24.8 19.5
CHE 2022-09-20 3.3 10.2 25.3 19.9
CHE 2022-09-19 3.4 10.5 26.0 20.4
CHE 2022-09-16 3.3 10.5 25.8 20.3

CHE Growth Metrics

    The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -18.74%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 69.72%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 26.74%.
Over the past 33 months, CHE's revenue has gone up $267,743,000.

The table below shows CHE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 2,141.482 334.228 277.253
2022-03-31 2,142.45 302.968 267.319
2021-12-31 2,139.261 308.597 268.55
2021-09-30 2,131.572 331.904 307.677
2021-06-30 2,121.202 343.506 303.396
2021-03-31 2,091.145 506.682 328.975

CHE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CHE has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 96.99% of graded US stocks.
  • CHE's asset turnover comes in at 1.524 -- ranking 7th of 81 Healthcare stocks.
  • NTRA, RDNT, and VCYT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CHE.

The table below shows CHE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.524 0.358 0.983
2021-06-30 1.503 0.356 1.007
2021-03-31 1.507 0.346 1.128
2020-12-31 1.549 0.337 0.967
2020-09-30 1.590 0.328 0.756
2020-06-30 1.595 0.317 0.666

CHE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CHE, see our CHE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $577.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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CHE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $446.10 52-week high $539.87
Prev. close $445.55 52-week low $403.00
Day low $441.52 Volume 65,300
Day high $447.93 Avg. volume 63,374
50-day MA $478.40 Dividend yield 0.34%
200-day MA $485.42 Market Cap 6.65B

Chemed Corp (CHE) Company Bio

Chemed Corporation provides hospice and palliative care services in the United States. It operates through two segments, VITAS and Roto-Rooter. The company offers its services to patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy, and volunteers. It also provides plumbing, drain cleaning, water restoration, and other related services to residential and commercial customers. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Latest CHE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CHEMED CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CHE as an investment opportunity.

Investing in Chemed (NYSE:CHE) five years ago would have delivered you a 149% gain

When you buy shares in a company, it's worth keeping in mind the possibility that it could fail, and you could lose...

Yahoo | September 4, 2022

Chemed's (CHE) Roto-Rooter Growth Aids, Macro Challenges Ail

Chemed's (CHE) VITAS segment revenue decline during the second quarter gets somewhat offset by a geographically weighted average Medicare reimbursement rate increase of nearly 1.3%.

Yahoo | September 2, 2022

Here's Why You Should Hold on to Chemed (CHE) Stock Now

Investors are optimistic about Chemed's (CHE) better-than-expected earnings and impressive Roto-Rooter results.

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

PNTG vs. CHE: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

PNTG vs. CHE: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights H&R Block, Chemed, Suncor Energy, Open Text and Essent Group

H&R Block, Chemed, Suncor Energy, Open Text and Essent Group are part of the Zacks top Analyst Blog.

Yahoo | August 12, 2022

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CHE Price Returns

1-mo -6.32%
3-mo -7.17%
6-mo -12.73%
1-year -3.80%
3-year 9.44%
5-year 124.44%
YTD -15.48%
2021 -0.38%
2020 21.59%
2019 55.58%
2018 17.01%
2017 52.32%

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