| Chefs' Warehouse is a distributor of food products. Co. is focused on serving chefs who own and/or operate independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos and specialty food stores in the U.S. and Canada. Co.'s product portfolio is comprised of imported and domestic food products, such as artisan charcuterie, cheeses, oils and vinegars, truffles, caviar, chocolate and pastry products. Co. also provides a line of center-of-the-plate products, including custom cut beef, seafood and hormone-free poultry, and food products, such as cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk and flour. We show 31 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our CHEF shares outstanding history coverage, used to compute CHEF market cap on those dates.|
Understanding the changing numbers of shares outstanding, the changing
share price, and the resulting changing CHEF market cap history over the course of time is important for investors
interested in comparing CHEF's market cap history versus its peers.
Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies,
and then calculating their respective market caps. Comparing the share price of CHEF versus a peer is one thing; comparing
CHEF market cap versus a peer is a completely different story.
Furthermore, via fluctuation both in per-share price and in the number of shares outstanding (via issuance of new shares over time, the repurchase of existing shares),
the market cap for a company like CHEF can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching CHEF by allowing them to research the CHEF market cap history.