Chefs' Warehouse Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:CHEF)

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Chefs' Warehouse
Updated on : May 18, 2018
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CHEF 27.8 (0%)
S&P 500 2713 (0%)
Closing Price On: May 18, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Food-Misc-Diversified
Sector :
Consumer Staples
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
20.6%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
3.3%
Sector Average:
12%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
317.1M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.28
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$10.5M
Net Income:
$0.5M
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
PS Valuation
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROE
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
CHEF PS :
0.6
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Staples.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
6.4%
Return on Equity:
7.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
2.4%
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Chefs' Warehouse Stock Analysis

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Take a look at Amigobulls Chefs' Warehouse stock analysis video. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for CHEF stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

The Chefs Warehouse, Inc Stock Rating 2.5/5

Amigobulls CHEF stock analysis uses latest quarter 2018 Q1 financial data like Chefs' Warehouse revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. We compare Chefs' Warehouse valuation with its sector peers to gauge relative attractiveness of CHEF stock. Chefs' Warehouse stock rating is our opinion about the business fundamentals of the company.

Should you buy CHEF stock?

  • The Year Over Year (YoY) revenue growth for Chefs' Warehouse was 10.8% in 2018 Q1.
  • Long term revenue growth has been strong with a 5 year compounded annual growth of 20.6%.
  • CHEF stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 0.6 as against the Food-Misc-Diversified industry average multiple of 1.6.

Should you sell CHEF stock?

  • Chefs' Warehouse had an unimpressive average operating margin of 3.3% during the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Chefs' Warehouse posted a TTM Net margin of 1.2%.
  • Chefs' Warehouse has a debt/equity ratio of  1.28, which is worse than the average in the Consumer Staples sector.
  • The CHEF stock currently trades at a PE of 54.4, which is expensive, compared to the industry average of 21.4.
  • Chefs' Warehouse has a low Return On Equity (ROE) of 7.6%.

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