NYSE:CHWY

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Chewy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the pure play e-commerce business in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Imperfect balance sheet with concerning outlook.


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Share Price & News

How has Chewy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.9%

CHWY

0.2%

US Online Retail

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

CHWY

6.9%

US Online Retail

6.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how CHWY performed against the US Online Retail industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how CHWY performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

CHWYIndustryMarket
7 Day3.9%0.2%0.4%
30 Day-1.4%-4.2%-1.2%
90 Day-11.9%-6.7%-0.4%
1 Yearn/a6.9%6.9%9.3%6.9%
3 Yearn/a76.1%75.9%45.8%36.4%
5 Yearn/a175.3%163.3%62.9%45.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chewy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Chewy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: CHWY ($27.05) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($19.57)

Significantly Undervalued: CHWY is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CHWY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Online Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: CHWY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CHWY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CHWY has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Online Retail industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Chewy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

41.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHWY is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: CHWY is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: CHWY is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CHWY's revenue (18.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CHWY's revenue (18.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CHWY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Chewy performed over the past 5 years?

46.5%

Last years earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHWY is unprofitable, and there is insufficient past data to establish if their past 5-year earnings growth rate was positive.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CHWY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: CHWY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Online Retail industry (-15.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CHWY's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: CHWY is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: CHWY is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Chewy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CHWY has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: CHWY has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CHWY is debt free.

Reducing Debt: CHWY's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: CHWY has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if CHWY's debt is covered by short term assets.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: CHWY has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if CHWY has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Chewy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.0%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHWY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHWY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHWY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHWY's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CHWY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Chewy's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Sumit Singh (39yo)

1.6yrs

Tenure

US$1,236,095

Compensation

Mr. Sumit Singh has been Chief Executive Officer of Chewy, Inc. since March 2018 and its Director since April 2019. Mr. Singh joined Chewy in August 2017. He was Chief Operating Officer of Chewy, Inc. sinc ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Insufficient data to establish whether Sumit's total compensation is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Sumit's compensation with company performance.


Management Age and Tenure

1.6yrs

Average Tenure

47.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CHWY's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

0.5yrs

Average Tenure

43.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CHWY's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: CHWY insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$993,86002 Oct 19
James Star
EntityIndividual
Shares41,521
Max PriceUS$24.74
BuyUS$96,25024 Sep 19
Sharon McCollam
EntityIndividual
Shares3,500
Max PriceUS$27.50
BuyUS$220,00018 Jun 19
Michael Chang
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$33,00018 Jun 19
James Kim
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares1,500
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$330,00018 Jun 19
Mario Marte
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Shares15,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$1,100,00018 Jun 19
James Star
EntityIndividual
Shares50,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$781,00018 Jun 19
Stacy Bowman
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Accounting Officer
Principal Accounting Officer
Shares35,500
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$220,00018 Jun 19
Fahim Ahmed
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$220,00018 Jun 19
James Symancyk
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$242,00018 Jun 19
Sumit Singh
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO & Director
Shares11,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$1,320,00018 Jun 19
Raymond Svider
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares60,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$1,980,00018 Jun 19
Susan Helfrick
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Legal Officer
Chief Legal Officer
Shares90,000
Max PriceUS$22.00
BuyUS$22,00018 Jun 19
Lisa Sibenac
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$22.00

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Ryan Cohen

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$420.16k
  • Susan Helfrick (52yo)

    Chief Legal Officer

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$431.49k
  • Mario Marte (43yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$488.52k
  • Stacy Bowman

    Principal Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
  • Sumit Singh (39yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.24m
  • Satish Mehta (54yo)

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$367.22k

Board Members

  • Raymond Svider (56yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Alan Schnaid (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Michael Chang

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Brian McAndrews (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Fahim Ahmed (40yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • James Kim (27yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • J.K. Symancyk (47yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Sumit Singh (39yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.24m
  • Lisa Sibenac (38yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • David Leland

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs

Company Information

Chewy, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Chewy, Inc.
  • Ticker: CHWY
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Internet and Direct Marketing Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$10.782b
  • Shares outstanding: 398.60m
  • Website: https://www.chewy.com/

Number of Employees


Location

  • Chewy, Inc.
  • 1855 Griffin Road
  • Suite B-428
  • Dania Beach
  • Florida
  • 33004
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CHWYNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJun 2019

Biography

Chewy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the pure play e-commerce business in the United States. The company provides pet food, pet products, pet medications, and other pet health products f ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/19 00:46
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/08/04
Annual Earnings2019/02/03


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.