CHEF:NSD-The Chefs' Warehouse Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Food Distribution | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 32.11

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Market Cap

USD 1.22B

Volume

0.21M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 39.00 (+21.46%)

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes specialty food products in the United States and Canada. Its product portfolio includes approximately 55,000 stock-keeping units comprising specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, unique oils and vinegars, truffles, caviar, chocolate, and pastry products. The company also offers a line of center-of-the-plate products, including custom cut beef, seafood, and hormone-free poultry, as well as food products, such as cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk, and flour. It serves menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos, and specialty food stores. The company markets its center-of-the-plate products directly to consumers through a mail and e-commerce platform. The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Address: 100 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT, United States, 06877

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Food Distribution)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 24.99% 86% B 73% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 24.99% 86% B 71% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 129.52% 71% C- 87% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 129.52% 71% C- 87% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 190.59% 60% D- 82% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 190.59% 60% D- 81% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 35.68% 71% C- 78% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 35.68% 71% C- 78% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 70.87% 43% F 25% F
Risk Adjusted Return 50.34% 86% B 68% D+
Market Capitalization 1.22B 86% B 68% D+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Food Distribution)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 43.21 29% F 23% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.47 29% F 40% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 28.42 17% F 16% F
EV/EBITDA 58.29 14% F 14% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -18.13% 14% F 41% F
Return on Invested Capital -8.42% 29% F 36% F
Return on Assets -3.10% 29% F 37% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 115.52% 20% F 18% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 12.92 43% F 7% F
Short Percent 9.78% 29% F 18% F
Beta 2.42 14% F 7% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector