Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS) shares traded -11.27% down during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $9.84. The stock exchanged hands 22.67 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 2.64 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.27 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $16.04 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 14 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS) high price target of $19 and with a conservative view have low price target of $13.
MKM Partners “Maintained” Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS) in a research note issued to investors on 11/23/16 to Neutral with price target of $15.
Additionally on 11/23/16 Deutsche Bank “Maintained” Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS) to Hold setting price target at $13 and on 11/16/16 Nomura “Downgrades” the stock to Neutral at $0. Furthermore on 11/15/16 KeyBanc “Downgrades” the stock to Sector Weight at $0.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 20.63 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.59, Consequently Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 5.90%, 3.96% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.74.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.5. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.27 and can go high up to $0.3. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.29 derived from a total of 16 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS) reported $0.1 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.06. The company posted an earnings surprise of 150%.
While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 12% whereas during current quarter it has 16% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 13.6% during current year and 13% for next year. 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.
Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $624.75 Million according to 14 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $635.3 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $613.6 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $2.43 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $2.37 Billion and high estimates of $2.47 Billion according to 15 number of analysts.
Currently Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS)’s shares owned by insiders are 1.3%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 0%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -6.2%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 7.28%.
Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS) 52-week high price stands at $16.85 and low price stands at $9.86, its price distance from 52-week high is -41.6% while its distance from 52-week low price is -0.2%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 12/13/16, and 52-week low on 05/24/17.
Chico’s Fas (NYSE:CHS)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $2.48 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.53. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $4.82 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 2.04, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $1.45, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 6.79. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 1.05 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 14.22.