Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Chef’s Warehouse (CHEF) Share Price

News articles about Chef’s Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Chef’s Warehouse earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.3458148417642 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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Shares of NASDAQ CHEF opened at $23.50 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.80, a current ratio of 2.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26. The stock has a market capitalization of $692.10, a price-to-earnings ratio of 53.41, a PEG ratio of 1.52 and a beta of 0.85. Chef’s Warehouse has a 1 year low of $11.85 and a 1 year high of $25.93.

Chef’s Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping 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. Chef’s 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% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Chef’s Warehouse will post 0.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on CHEF. ValuEngine raised shares of Chef’s Warehouse from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Chef’s Warehouse from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, March 22nd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Chef’s Warehouse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 29th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Chef’s Warehouse in a report on Monday, January 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $22.60.

In other Chef’s Warehouse news, General Counsel Alexandros Aldous sold 9,095 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total value of $227,375.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 22.40% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Chef’s Warehouse Company Profile

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, distributes specialty food products in the United States and Canada. Its product portfolio includes approximately 48,000 stock-keeping units comprising specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, unique oils and vinegars, truffles, caviar, chocolate, and pastry products.

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