Chefs Warehouse Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CHEF -- USA Stock  

USD 33.45  0.61  1.79%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Chefs Warehouse is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Chefs Warehouse buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CHEF positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Chefs Warehouse available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CHEF buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Chefs Warehouse Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon The Chefs Warehouse has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0613, jensen alpha of 0.1352, total risk alpha of 0.1855, sortino ratio of 0.0833 and treynor ratio of 0.1719
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to complement Chefs Warehouse buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by average analyst sentiment. It analyzes the organization potential to grow using fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure Chefs Warehouse is not overpriced, please confirm all Chefs Warehouse fundamentals including its Current Valuation, Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents, as well as the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Gross Profit . Given that Chefs Warehouse has Number of Shares Shorted of 2.21M, we suggest you validate The Chefs Warehouse market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Chefs Warehouse Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Chefs Warehouse has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
Over 88.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

Chefs Warehouse current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price39.00
Target Mean Price38.00
Recommendation Mean2.50
Target High Price41.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions4
Target Low Price33.00

Chefs Warehouse Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.12Value At Risk2.87
Potential Upside2.54Standard Deviation1.68
 Return Density 

Chefs Warehouse Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.66
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.09

Chefs Warehouse Volatility Alert

The Chefs Warehouse has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.05 and kurtosis of -0.32. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate The Chefs Warehouse to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Chefs Warehouse Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsChefs WarehousePeer Average
Return On Equity7.54% (0.31)%
Return On Asset4.15% (0.14)%
Profit Margin1.41% (1.27)%
Operating Margin4.72% (5.51)%
Current Valuation1.41B16.62B
Shares Outstanding29.94M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders16.28% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions87.58% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted2.21M4.71M
Price to Earning47.71X28.72X
Price to Book3.29X9.51X
Price to Sales0.68X11.42X
Gross Profit367.05M27.38B
Net Income20.99M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents17.32M2.7B
Cash per Share0.58X5.01X
Total Debt411.12M5.32B
Debt to Equity133.30% 48.70%
Current Ratio2.31X2.16X
Book Value Per Share10.30X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations7.41M971.22M
Short Ratio17.71X4.00X
Earnings Per Share0.71X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.51X4.89X
Number of Employees2.32K18.84K
Market Capitalization1.02B19.03B
Total Asset583.68M29.47B
Retained Earnings65.48M9.33B
Working Capital130.86M1.48B
Current Asset233.77M9.34B
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