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CHE Chemed PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Chemed stock stands at 28.82 as of Jun 12, 2024. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $18.78 and the stock price of $541.26 per share. A decrease of 14% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 33.5 of the last four quarters.

CHE PE ratio history

How has CHE's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Chemed has been 27.76. The current 28.82 P/E ratio is 3.8% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, CHE's PE ratio peaked in the Jun 2017 quarter at 49.52, with a price of $204.53 and an EPS of $4.13. The Dec 2014 quarter marked the lowest point at 18.25, with a price of $105.67 and an EPS of $5.79.


Chemed PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 64.61% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -44.36% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 32.29 5.76%
2022 30.53 -1.1%
2021 30.87 16.05%
2020 26.6 -16.61%
2019 31.9 44.15%
2018 22.13 -44.36%
2017 39.77 64.61%
2016 24.16 5.46%
2015 22.91 25.53%
2014 18.25 1%

CHE average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CHE for the past years

CHE's current PE ratio is higher than the 10-year average, but it is lower than its 3 and 5-year averages.

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CHE PE vs peers

What is CHE's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peers BCPC and SXT, CHE's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than RPM's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
RPM Rpm International Inc 25.69 $14.46B
CHE Chemed Corp 28.67 $8.15B
SXT Sensient Technologies Corp 35.62 $3.24B
BCPC Balchem Corp 42.57 $4.94B
AMED Amedisys Inc N/A $3B

Frequently asked questions

What is Chemed's PE ratio?

As of Jun 12, 2024, CHE stock has a price to earnings ratio of 28.82.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Chemed (CHE)?

As an average over the last 3 years, CHE stock has a PE ratio of 29.83.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Chemed (CHE)?

As an average over the last 5 years, CHE stock has a PE ratio of 29.26.

What is the highest PE ratio for CHE?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 49.52 in the Jun 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CHE compare to its historical average?

CHE's current price to earnings ratio is 3.8% above its 10-year historical average.

How is CHE's PE ratio calculated (Chemed PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Chemed's share price is $541.26. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $18.78. Therefore, Chemed's PE ratio for today is 28.82. PE RATIO(28.82) = STOCK PRICE($541.26) / TTM EPS($18.78)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.