Time To Rake In Healthy Returns From Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS)

Posted May 20, 2017

(NYSE:CHS) has "Peer Perform" rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Wolfe Research. Chico's FAS, Inc. has far performed well this year, with the share price down -12.61% since January. The correct version of this report can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/05/19/fbr-s-fas-inc-s-q1-2018-earnings-chs.html.

Heading into the stock price potential, Chico's FAS, Inc. needs to grow just 38.89% to cross its median price target of $16. FBR & Co set a $17.00 target price on Chico's FAS and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd.

11/14/2016 - Chico's FAS, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Citigroup. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated a hold rating on shares of Chico's FAS in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.33. (NASDAQ:DXCM) now have an ABR of 1.47.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $15.07.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Chico's FAS Inc. the EPS stands at 0.1 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.04, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations. A ratio over one indicates an increase in share price over the period. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is -9.33% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -9.21%. Past 5 years growth of Chico's Fas (NYSE:CHS) observed at -11.08%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 13.5% over growth. The company has market cap of $2.10 billion.

Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.06. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.27/share and a High Estimate of $0.3/share.

Annual Dividend Yield of Chico's FAS Inc. This ratio is internally not steady, since the market value of equity is divided by the total revenues of the firm.

Based on analyst estimates Chico's FAS's earnings are supposed to increase by 35.2% in year's time. Panagora Asset Management Inc. raised its position in Chico's FAS by 8.0% in the third quarter. A stock experiencing a high level of volatility has a higher ATR, and a low volatility stock has a lower ATR. If you are reading this report on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Standpoint Research downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Monday, March 7 report.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 26th. Investors of record on Monday, June 12th will be issued a $0.0825 dividend. Hallmark Cap Mngmt has invested 0% in The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust (NYSE:GDV). The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th.

Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Chico's FAS, Inc. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 1,891,798 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $22,512,000 after buying an additional 99,630 shares in the last quarter.

When investors engage in short selling or "shorting a stock", they actually borrow shares from an existing owner, sell the borrowed shares at market price, and take the cash. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

The market experts are predicting a 837.5% rally, based on the high target price ($6) for Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Volume on the day was 1.25 million shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Its last 5-Year EPS growth stands at 32.00% with earnings growth of -4.50% yoy. Below is a list of Chico's FAS, Inc. The stock price decreased -2.04% or $0.26 versus $12.76 at the end of the prior session. Gotham Asset Management LLC now owns 543,364 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $6,466,000 after buying an additional 530,032 shares during the period. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Chico's FAS during the fourth quarter worth approximately $30,444,000. Flinton Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Chico's FAS during the fourth quarter valued at $118,000. Company insiders own 3.00% of the company's stock.

Chico's FAS, Inc.is an omni-channel specialty retailer of women's private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates and accessories, operating under the Chico's, White House Black Market and Soma brand names.