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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
CHE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CHE: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.24 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.16
0.02
1.94
Equity to Asset 0.60
CHE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CHE: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.6
0.4
0.6
Interest Coverage 50.61
CHE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. CHE: 50.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.01  Med: 10.92 Max: 50.61
Current: 50.61
6.01
50.61
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.82
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
9.66%
18.97%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.95
CHE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. CHE: 11.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.56  Med: 11.05 Max: 11.95
Current: 11.95
-11.56
11.95
Net-margin (%) 7.14
CHE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. CHE: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.97  Med: 6.22 Max: 7.14
Current: 7.14
4.97
7.14
ROE (%) 22.90
CHE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. CHE: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.58  Med: 17.56 Max: 22.86
Current: 22.9
12.58
22.86
ROA (%) 12.56
CHE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. CHE: 12.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.21  Med: 9.64 Max: 12.88
Current: 12.56
6.21
12.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 162.73
CHE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 18.85 vs. CHE: 162.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -155.9  Med: 166.71 Max: 190.39
Current: 162.73
-155.9
190.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
CHE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CHE: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.9  Med: 11.00 Max: 42.9
Current: 6.2
-15.9
42.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
CHE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. CHE: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.4  Med: 10.50 Max: 52.3
Current: 8.1
-31.4
52.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
CHE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CHE: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.4  Med: 11.90 Max: 56.8
Current: 11.1
-15.4
56.8
» CHE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-23)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CHE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Keeley 20,390 sh (+0.94%)
Ken Fisher 575,585 sh (-1.68%)
Mario Gabelli 701,919 sh (-2.60%)
Chuck Royce 294,497 sh (-16.33%)
John Hussman 65,000 sh (-17.72%)
Jim Simons 33,300 sh (-72.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,617 sh (-89.72%)
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Q3 2015

CHE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 2,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 15,700 sh (+334.06%)
Ken Fisher 553,954 sh (-3.76%)
John Keeley 19,450 sh (-4.61%)
Mario Gabelli 663,334 sh (-5.50%)
John Hussman 40,000 sh (-38.46%)
Chuck Royce 103,774 sh (-64.76%)
Jim Simons 3,400 sh (-89.79%)
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Q4 2015

CHE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 23,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 86,000 sh (+2429.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 85,164 sh (+442.45%)
John Hussman 52,000 sh (+30.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 549,589 sh (-0.79%)
Mario Gabelli 639,314 sh (-3.62%)
John Keeley 15,005 sh (-22.85%)
Chuck Royce 56,100 sh (-45.94%)
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Q1 2016

CHE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 549,268 sh (-0.06%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.53
CHE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 26.42 vs. CHE: 20.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CHE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.7  Med: 18.24 Max: 41.64
Current: 20.53
10.7
41.64
Forward P/E 0.41
CHE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. CHE: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.53
CHE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. CHE: 20.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CHE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.72  Med: 17.90 Max: 40.94
Current: 20.53
10.72
40.94
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 17.97
CHE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 26.24 vs. CHE: 17.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CHE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.88  Med: 16.79 Max: 123.17
Current: 17.97
7.88
123.17
P/B 4.25
CHE's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. CHE: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.89  Med: 2.88 Max: 5.48
Current: 4.25
1.89
5.48
P/S 1.47
CHE's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. CHE: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.47
0.67
1.82
PFCF 17.75
CHE's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 20.31 vs. CHE: 17.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 14.25 Max: 81.99
Current: 17.75
7.31
81.99
POCF 13.19
CHE's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. CHE: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.07  Med: 10.78 Max: 29.92
Current: 13.19
6.07
29.92
EV-to-EBIT 12.41
CHE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 19.43 vs. CHE: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 9.90 Max: 21.9
Current: 12.41
-20.3
21.9
EV-to-EBITDA 10.43
CHE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 13.63 vs. CHE: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CHE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.3  Med: 8.25 Max: 17
Current: 10.43
-26.3
17
Shiller P/E 31.67
CHE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 31.64 vs. CHE: 31.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.86  Med: 34.49 Max: 84.68
Current: 31.67
22.86
84.68
Current Ratio 0.88
CHE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. CHE: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.88
0.62
1.88
Quick Ratio 0.84
CHE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CHE: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.84
0.6
1.79
Days Inventory 2.11
CHE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. CHE: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 3.08 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.11
2.09
3.3
Days Sales Outstanding 25.13
CHE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 43.55 vs. CHE: 25.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.39  Med: 28.15 Max: 33.57
Current: 25.13
16.39
33.57
Days Payable 14.66
CHE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 43.92 vs. CHE: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CHE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.66  Med: 20.06 Max: 24.87
Current: 14.66
14.66
24.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.72
CHE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. CHE: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CHE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.72
0.35
1.2
Dividend Payout 0.15
CHE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CHE: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CHE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.17 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.15
0.08
1.38
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.60
CHE's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
51% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. CHE: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CHE' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.4  Med: 2.90 Max: 35.7
Current: 10.6
-42.4
35.7
Forward Dividend Yield 0.74
CHE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CHE: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.27
CHE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. CHE: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.27
0.62
2.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.40
CHE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. CHE: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CHE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 2.00 Max: 6.9
Current: 3.4
-10.2
6.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.46
CHE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CHE: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.07
Current: 1.46
0.64
2.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
CHE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CHE: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.39
0.63
1.67
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.14
CHE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. CHE: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CHE' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.47
Current: 2.14
0.56
2.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.10
CHE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CHE: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 9.70 Max: 14.1
Current: 8.1
4.6
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.17
CHE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. CHE: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 20.00 Max: 57.5
Current: 12.17
5
57.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1543
EPS $ 6.32
Beta1.09
Short Percentage of Float10.60%
52-Week Range $115.24 - 160.12
Shares Outstanding(Mil)16.99

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,587 1,649
EPS($) 302.76 317.14
EPS without NRI($) 302.76 317.14

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Providers » Medical Care
Compare:NAS:LPNT, LSE:NMC, BOM:508869, JSE:LHC, NYSE:CYH » details
Traded in other countries:CXM.Germany,
Chemed Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1970. The Company conducts its business operations in two segments: the VITAS segment (VITAS) and the Roto-Rooter segment (Roto-Rooter). VITAS Healthcare Corporation provides hospice and palliative care services to its patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy and volunteers. Roto-Rooter provides plumbing and drain cleaning services to both residential and commercial customers. Roto-Rooter has manufacturing and distribution center facilities in West Des Moines, Iowa and has 109 leased and owned office and service facilities in 30 states. VITAS operate 51 programs from 154 leased facilities and 37 inpatient units in 18 states and the District of Columbia. The Company faces competition from sewer, drain and pipe cleaning, excavation and plumbing repair businesses and is fragmented, with the bulk of the industries consisting of local and regional competitors. VITAS competes with a number of national and regional hospice providers, including Gentiva Health Services, Inc., hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and other health care providers. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to franchising, insurance and other aspects of business.
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Headlines

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Chemed Corp. Jan 29 2014 
The Gabelli Asset Fund Shareholder Commentary - Fourth Quarter 2013 Jan 29 2014 
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Chemed Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 28 2011 
Chemed Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 03 2010 
Chemed Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 30 2010 

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