CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 24, 2004--Chemed Corporation
(NYSE:CHE) today announced that it will release financial results for
the second quarter, ended June 30, 2004, on Tuesday, August 3, 2004,
following the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Chemed will host a conference call and webcast at 11 a.m., EDT, on
Wednesday, August 4, 2004, to discuss the company's quarterly and
year-to-date results and provide an update on its business.
The dial-in number for the conference call is 800-945-0061 for
U.S. and Canadian participants and 706-679-7146 for international
participants. A live webcast of the call can be accessed on Chemed's
website at www.chemed.com by clicking on Investor Relations Home.
A taped replay of the conference call will be available beginning
approximately two hours after the call's conclusion. It can be
accessed by dialing 800-642-1687 for U.S. and Canadian callers and
706-645-9291 for international callers and will be available for a
week following the live call. The conference ID number is 8344100. An
archived webcast will also be available at www.chemed.com and will
remain available for 14 days following the live call.
Listed on the New York Stock Exchange and headquartered in
Cincinnati, Ohio, Chemed Corporation (www.chemed.com) is the nation's
largest provider of end-of-life hospice care services through its
VITAS Healthcare Corporation subsidiary. Chemed also maintains a
presence in the residential and commercial repair-and-maintenance
industry through two subsidiaries. Roto-Rooter is North America's
largest provider of plumbing and drain cleaning services. Service
America Network Inc. provides major-appliance and
heating/air-conditioning repair, maintenance, and replacement
Statements in this press release or in other Chemed communications
may relate to future events or Chemed's future performance. Such
statements are forward-looking statements and are based on present
information Chemed has related to its existing business circumstances.
Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements are
subject to inherent risk that actual results may differ materially
from such forward-looking statements. Further, investors are cautioned
that Chemed does not assume any obligation to update forward-looking
statements based on unanticipated events or changed expectations.
CONTACT: Chemed Corporation
David P. Williams, 513-762-6901
SOURCE: Chemed Corporation