The Chefs' Warehouse Inc. (CHEF) Jumps 6.83% on February 18

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The Chefs' Warehouse Inc. (CHEF) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday February 18 as the stock popped 6.83% to $15.49, representing a gain of $0.99 per share. Some 234,737 shares traded hands on 1,770 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 180,633 shares out of a total float of 26.29 million. The stock opened at $14.58 and traded with an intraday range of $15.57 to $14.24.

After today's gains, The Chefs' Warehouse Inc. reached a market cap of $407.25 million. The Chefs' Warehouse Inc. has had a trading range between $23.87 and $12.50 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $15.32 and a 200-day SMA of $17.04.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 25.

The Chefs' Warehouse Inc is a distributor of specialty food products in the United States and Canada. It serves the specific needs of chefs who own and/or operate some of the menu-driven independent restaurants, among others.

The Chefs' Warehouse Inc. is based out of Ridgefield, CT and has some 1,281 employees. Its CEO is Christopher Pappas.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of The Chefs' Warehouse Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for CHEF. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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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