The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF): Price and Financial Metrics

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF): $37.89

-0.33 (-0.86%)

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  • CHEF scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 92.8% of US stocks.
  • CHEF's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • CHEF's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 8.66% of US stocks).

CHEF Stock Summary

  • CHEFS' WAREHOUSE INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.36% of US listed stocks.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for CHEF is currently 38.31, higher than 87.88% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Over the past twelve months, CHEF has reported earnings growth of -234.74%, putting it ahead of only 6.49% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CHEFS' WAREHOUSE INC, a group of peers worth examining would be USFD, DFH, GLG, PATK, and SPLP.
  • Visit CHEF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CHEF Valuation Summary

  • CHEF's price/sales ratio is 0.6; this is 71.43% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • CHEF's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 138 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CHEF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CHEF 2022-11-28 0.6 3.8 41.7 27.3
CHEF 2022-11-25 0.6 3.8 41.4 27.2
CHEF 2022-11-23 0.6 3.8 41.4 27.2
CHEF 2022-11-22 0.6 3.8 41.9 27.4
CHEF 2022-11-21 0.6 3.7 40.9 27.0
CHEF 2022-11-18 0.6 3.6 40.0 26.5

CHEF Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -95.12%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -20%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -58.95%.
Over the past 33 months, CHEF's revenue has gone up $788,480,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 2,380.314 38.178 35.021
2022-06-30 2,202.779 23.804 30.2
2022-03-31 1,977.643 2.047 14.383
2021-12-31 1,745.757 -19.899 -4.923
2021-09-30 1,469.18 -37.318 -50.424
2021-06-30 1,238.889 -28.62 -65.307

CHEF'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.
  • CHEF has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 35.66% of graded US stocks.
  • CHEF's asset turnover comes in at 1.477 -- ranking 53rd of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • INT, DLA, and MSM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CHEF.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-24 1.477 0.220 -0.061
2021-06-25 1.245 0.221 -0.087
2021-03-26 1.015 0.221 -0.121
2020-12-25 1.072 0.223 -0.112
2020-09-25 1.200 0.244 -0.039
2020-06-26 1.383 0.249 -0.015

CHEF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CHEF, see our CHEF 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 $38.80 Average Broker Recommendation 1.42 (Moderate Buy)

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CHEF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $37.89 52-week high $42.16
Prev. close $38.22 52-week low $26.27
Day low $37.67 Volume 133,800
Day high $38.66 Avg. volume 327,186
50-day MA $34.63 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $34.47 Market Cap 1.45B

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) Company Bio

The Chef's Warehouse is a distributor of specialty food products in the United States and Canada focused on serving the specific needs of chefs who own and/or operate some of the nation's independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos and specialty food stores. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

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Latest CHEF News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CHEFS' WAREHOUSE INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CHEF as an investment opportunity.

Has The Chef's Warehouse (CHEF) Outpaced Other Consumer Staples Stocks This Year?

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Yahoo | November 30, 2022

A Hidden Growth Machine Worth Monitoring

The Chefs' Warehouse is making steady progress amid challenging macroeconomic conditions

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

3 Reasons Why Growth Investors Shouldn't Overlook Chefs' Warehouse (CHEF)

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Yahoo | November 15, 2022

Are Consumer Staples Stocks Lagging The Chef's Warehouse (CHEF) This Year?

Here is how Chefs' Warehouse (CHEF) and Industrias Bachoco (IBA) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.

Yahoo | November 14, 2022

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Michael Marcus on TipRanks | November 13, 2022

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CHEF Price Returns

1-mo -0.11%
3-mo 13.07%
6-mo 8.88%
1-year 15.66%
3-year 5.43%
5-year 83.93%
YTD 13.78%
2021 29.62%
2020 -32.59%
2019 19.17%
2018 56.00%
2017 29.75%

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