Analyst Ratings for Chico's Fas Inc. (CHS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Chico's Fas Inc. (NYSE:CHS) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, CHS was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 4 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for CHS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital gains of 72.6 percent. The lowest price target was 10, which equates to a potential downside of 7.87 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -26.29 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -15.05 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CHS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CHS has a PEG ratio of 1.15.

CHS has a 52-week high of 16.85 and a 52-week low of 8.44. Today's price is 9.83 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 44.99 percent. CHS has a price/earnings ratio of 13.06. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CHS value stock report compares CHS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CHS is $1.2 billion. CHS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.