The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.

NasdaqGS:CHEF Stock Report

Market Cap: US$1.7b

Chefs' Warehouse Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 4/6

Chefs' Warehouse has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 22.9%, while the Consumer Retailing industry saw earnings growing at 14.3% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 22.1% per year. Chefs' Warehouse's return on equity is 7.8%, and it has net margins of 1%.

Key information

22.9%

Earnings growth rate

19.2%

EPS growth rate

Consumer Retailing Industry Growth10.9%
Revenue growth rate22.1%
Return on equity7.8%
Net Margin1.0%
Next Earnings Update31 Jul 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Chefs' Warehouse Stock: A Solid Start To 2024, But Valuation Appears Fully Cooked

May 10

The Chefs' Warehouse Looks Appetizing After Strong Q4 Results

Feb 15

Chefs' Warehouse: Eyeing Up A Long Entry (Technical Analysis)

Oct 10

At US$32.72, Is It Time To Put The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) On Your Watch List?

Aug 30
At US$32.72, Is It Time To Put The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) On Your Watch List?

Here's Why Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Aug 02
Here's Why Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Chefs' Warehouse: Financial Turnaround Is Coming

Jul 29

Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Jul 12
Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Chefs' Warehouse: Wait Until A New Trend Is Confirmed

May 02

Does Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Apr 18
Does Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Mar 22
Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Would Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Be Better Off With Less Debt?

Dec 24
Would Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Be Better Off With Less Debt?

Analysts Just Made A Notable Upgrade To Their The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) Forecasts

Jul 30
Analysts Just Made A Notable Upgrade To Their The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) Forecasts

We Think Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Fair Chunk Of Debt

Jul 29
We Think Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Fair Chunk Of Debt

Chef's Warehouse acquires Nicola Imports to boost presence in Arizona and Colorado

Jun 16

The Chef's Warehouse acquires Foley Fish to boost seafood category

Apr 26

If You Had Bought Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Stock A Year Ago, You Could Pocket A 97% Gain Today

Mar 13
If You Had Bought Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Stock A Year Ago, You Could Pocket A 97% Gain Today

Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Is Carrying A Fair Bit Of Debt

Jan 28
Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Is Carrying A Fair Bit Of Debt

Chefs' Warehouse Is Overvalued Given Economic Conditions

Dec 23

The Chefs' Warehouse EPS misses by $0.06, misses on revenue

Oct 28

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Chefs' Warehouse makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NasdaqGS:CHEF Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
29 Mar 243,589357370
29 Dec 233,434357030
29 Sep 233,275206680
30 Jun 233,055216180
31 Mar 232,821285640
30 Dec 222,613285180
23 Sep 222,380354740
24 Jun 222,203304430
25 Mar 221,978144090
24 Dec 211,746-53790
24 Sep 211,469-503530
25 Jun 211,239-653300
26 Mar 211,016-873080
25 Dec 201,112-833210
25 Sep 201,256-353200
26 Jun 201,399-193190
27 Mar 201,61093390
27 Dec 191,592243300
27 Sep 191,559223320
28 Jun 191,524223370
29 Mar 191,483213270
28 Dec 181,445202980
28 Sep 181,408213090
29 Jun 181,371202990
30 Mar 181,332172920
29 Dec 171,302142890
29 Sep 171,287142870
30 Jun 171,260132820
31 Mar 171,22002740
30 Dec 161,19332540
23 Sep 161,14312460
24 Jun 161,12142370
25 Mar 161,111162370
25 Dec 151,047162280
25 Sep 15982152150
26 Jun 15914141990
27 Mar 15846141800
26 Dec 14833141760
26 Sep 14802141660
27 Jun 14764141590
28 Mar 14721151480
27 Dec 13674171350
27 Sep 13623161240

Quality Earnings: CHEF has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CHEF's current net profit margins (1%) are lower than last year (1%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHEF's earnings have grown significantly by 22.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CHEF's earnings growth over the past year (26.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (22.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CHEF earnings growth over the past year (26.5%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 12.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CHEF's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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