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.
CHEF Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CHEF, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Chefs' Warehouse Inc ranked in the 57th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 29%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Chefs' Warehouse Inc, consider:
Chefs' Warehouse Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 37 -- greater than 92.24% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Chefs' Warehouse Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.8. This coverage rate is greater than that of just 18.23% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 13. This value is greater than 92.2% stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that generate free cash flow.
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RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Dec. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHEF), a premier distributor of specialty food products in the United States and Canada, today announced that the Company will virtually present at the 2021 ICR Conference on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The presentation will begin at 12:30 p.m. ET. Investors and interested parties may listen to a webcast of the presentation by visiting the Company’s investor relations website at http://investors.chefswarehouse.com/.About The Chefs’ Warehouse The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (http://www.chefswarehouse.com) is a premier distributor and manufacturer 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 leading...
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