Chemed Corp (CHE) Soars 1.82% on January 20

Equities Staff  |

Chemed Corp (CHE) had a good day on the market for Wednesday January 20 as shares jumped 1.82% to close at $541.65. About 84,163 shares traded hands on 3,279 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of n/a shares out of a total float of 15.95 million. After opening the trading day at $533.93, shares of Chemed Corp stayed within a range of $543.39 to $530.63.

With today's gains, Chemed Corp now has a market cap of $8.64 billion. Shares of Chemed Corp have been trading within a range of $553.39 and $330.02 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $n/a and a 200-day SMA of $n/a.

Chemed Corp operates subsidiaries in two main segments: VITAS and Roto-Rooter. The VITAS segment generates the majority of the firm's revenue. It provides hospice and palliative-care services to patients with terminal illnesses through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, and volunteers. The vast majority of the segment's revenue is received from the Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement programs. The Roto-Rooter segment provides plumbing, drain cleaning, water restoration, and related services to residential and commercial customers. It also manufactures products and equipment used to provide these services. Chemed generates the majority of its revenue from business in the United States.

Chemed Corp is based out of Cincinnati, OH and has some 16,641 employees. Its CEO is Kevin J. Mcnamara.

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Chemed Corp is also a component of the Russell 2000. The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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