Media headlines about The Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The Chefs’ Warehouse earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 47.5087848513644 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
Shares of The Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ CHEF) opened at $16.80 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $446.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 44.21, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.16 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.54, a quick ratio of 1.63 and a current ratio of 2.26. The Chefs’ Warehouse has a 12 month low of $11.85 and a 12 month high of $21.90.
The Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $325.08 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $322.78 million. The Chefs’ Warehouse had a net margin of 1.09% and a return on equity of 5.08%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.07 EPS. equities research analysts predict that The Chefs’ Warehouse will post 0.41 earnings per share for the current year.
Several research firms recently issued reports on CHEF. Zacks Investment Research cut The Chefs’ Warehouse from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. TheStreet raised The Chefs’ Warehouse from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of The Chefs’ Warehouse in a research report on Thursday. Jefferies Group LLC set a $20.00 price objective on The Chefs’ Warehouse and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Loop Capital upped their price objective on The Chefs’ Warehouse from $21.00 to $22.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The Chefs’ Warehouse currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $19.67.
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About The Chefs’ Warehouse
The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc is a distributor of specialty food products in the United States and Canada. The Company operates through food product distribution segment, which is concentrated on the East and West Coasts of the United States. The Company is focused on serving the specific needs of chefs owning and/or operating some of the menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos and specialty food stores in the United States and Canada.
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