Chefs’ Warehouse Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages (NASDAQ:CHEF)
Shares of Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are currently covering the company, ARN reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $23.34.
Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) opened at 18.31 on Wednesday. Chefs’ Warehouse has a one year low of $17.24 and a one year high of $29.99. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $19.12 and its 200-day moving average is $21.79. The company has a market cap of $458.5 million and a P/E ratio of 27.49.
Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $187.18 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $178.30 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 34.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Chefs’ Warehouse will post $0.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on CHEF. Analysts at BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Chefs’ Warehouse in a research note on Monday, July 7th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Chefs’ Warehouse from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 27th. They now have a $18.70 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Chefs’ Warehouse in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock.
The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc, formerly Chefs’ Warehouse Holdings, LLC, is a distributor of specialty food products in the United States.
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