Chefs' Warehouse Inc (NASDAQ:CHEF) General Counsel Alexandros Aldous sold 9,095 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total transaction of $227,375.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
Shares of CHEF stock traded down $1.05 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $23.60. 192,501 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 174,206. The company has a current ratio of 2.74, a quick ratio of 1.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26. The stock has a market cap of $701.08, a P/E ratio of 43.70, a PEG ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 0.87. Chefs' Warehouse Inc has a fifty-two week low of $11.85 and a fifty-two week high of $25.93.
Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $357.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $352.95 million. Chefs' Warehouse had a net margin of 1.10% and a return on equity of 5.48%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.18 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Chefs' Warehouse Inc will post 0.73 EPS for the current year.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on CHEF shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Chefs' Warehouse from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Chefs' Warehouse in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Chefs' Warehouse from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $23.00.
About 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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