Worth Watching Stock Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS)

Fernando Stephens
May 18, 2017

(NYSE:CHS) currenty have a 10 year dividend growth rate of -53.97%. Seven analysts have made estimates for Chico's FAS's earnings. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 629 million and lower end at 606.1 million while the year ago reported sale was 651.97 million.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Equities research analysts predict that Chico's FAS will post $0.92 EPS for the current year. Earnings, with 16 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.29. Finally, Wolfe Research raised Chico's FAS from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. (NYSE:CHS). M&T Bank has invested 0% in Chico's FAS, Inc. Finally, Mizuho lifted their target price on Chico's FAS from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Revenue for the quarter also killed consensus, coming in at $600.79M, compared to the consensus of 594.77M. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 14.6% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.4 percent. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -3.30%. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $1.06 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.97 to $1.16. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that Chico's FAS, Inc. has a 16.61% short float with 15 days to cover. The stock decreased 2.96% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $11.82. FBR & Co set a $17.00 price target on shares of Chico's FAS and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. Chico's FAS's revenue was down 4.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $9.62. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark legislation. The stock of Chico's FAS, Inc.

Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) has a Q.i. Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) has a current Value Composite Score of 11. Shares are trading -7.54% below their 50-day moving average, and -3.82% below their 200-day moving average. The company has a market cap of $1.54 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.645 and a beta of 0.82. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 12th will be given a $0.0825 dividend.

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Annual Dividend Yield of Chico's FAS Inc. As per Thursday, June 9, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Chico's FAS's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 76.19%. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 7.04% which for the week approaches 4.1%. The shares were acquired at an average price of $13.78 per share, with a total value of $27,560.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Ross E. Roeder sold 19,926 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 2nd. They now have a Dollars 14 price target on the stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Wellington Management Group LLP raised its position in shares of Chico's FAS by 37.4% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,462,465 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $176,967,000 after buying an additional 2,511,021 shares during the period. Flinton Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Chico's FAS during the fourth quarter valued at $118,000. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,414,812 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $190,490,000 after buying an additional 13,352,566 shares during the period. Currently Chico's FAS Inc. HBK Investments L P now owns 293,400 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $3,491,000 after buying an additional 233,000 shares during the period. Two Sigma Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Chico's FAS during the third quarter valued at about $182,000. A total of 3.5 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 3.94 million shares.

Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS) has the market capitalization of $1.62 Billion. The Firm is also engaged in the sale of merchandise in its domestic and global retail stores.

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