Chefs Warehouse Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CHEF -- USA Stock  

USD 28.85  0.05  0.17%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The Chefs Warehouse is 'Strong Hold'. 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 The 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 current analyst consensus.

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Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

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Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon The Chefs Warehouse has a risk adjusted performance of 0.17, jensen alpha of 0.35, total risk alpha of 0.40, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 30.68
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Chefs Warehouse. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine makes use of analyzes the corporation potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Chefs Warehouse is not overpriced, please confirm all The 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 The Chefs Warehouse has Number of Shares Shorted of 2.78 M, 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.34Value At Risk4.79
Potential Upside2.12Standard Deviation2.68
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Wasatch Advisors IncCommon Shares1.9 M52.9 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares1.5 M42.1 M
Conestoga Capital Advisors LlcCommon Shares1.2 M33.7 M
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares499.3 K14.2 M
Eagle Boston Investment Management IncCommon Shares414.5 K11.8 M
Rutabaga Capital Management LlcCommon Shares158.5 K4.5 M
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares137.9 K3.9 M
Simplex Trading LlcCall Options4611.3 M

Chefs Warehouse Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.01
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

Chefs Warehouse Volatility Alert

The Chefs Warehouse exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 1.01 and kurtosis of 4.77. However, we advise investors to further study The Chefs Warehouse technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Chefs Warehouse Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsChefs WarehousePeer Average
Return On Equity8.69 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset4.28 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin1.44 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin4.77 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation1.09 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding28.7 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders20.48 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions93.46 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted2.78 M3.24 M
Price to Earning40.86 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.17 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.60 times17.81 times
Revenue1.37 B9.85 B
Gross Profit329.38 M21.75 B
EBITDA65.39 M1.41 B
Net Income19.7 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents39.59 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.41 times5.17 times
Total Debt316.55 M7.36 B
Debt to Equity123.60 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.59 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share9.09 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations10.12 M1.25 B
Short Ratio11.26 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.71 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.13 times1.22 times
Number of Employees1.99 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization828.07 M29.78 B
Total Asset583.68 M126.86 B
Retained Earnings65.48 M38.24 B
Working Capital130.86 M3.58 B
Current Asset233.77 M36.8 B
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Chefs Warehouse Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
The Chefs Warehouse generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The Chefs Warehouse has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
Over 93.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Analysts See -0.07 EPS for VersaPay Chefs Warehouse s Sentiment Is 2.15
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