The Chefs Warehouse Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (NASDAQ:CHEF)
The Chefs Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $21.00.
Shares of The Chefs Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) opened at 17.58 on Wednesday. The Chefs Warehouse has a 52 week low of $16.54 and a 52 week high of $29.99. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $17.70 and a 200-day moving average of $19.79. The company has a market cap of $440.7 million and a P/E ratio of 30.56.
The Chefs Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $213.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $205.87 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.26 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 25.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that The Chefs Warehouse will post $0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.
CHEF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group cut their price target on shares of The Chefs Warehouse from $25.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank cut their price target on shares of The Chefs Warehouse from $23.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of The Chefs Warehouse in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They set a “hold” rating and a $17.00 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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