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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CHS. The highest price target was 16, which equates to a potential upside of 72.6 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10, which equates to a potential downside of 7.87 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -15.05 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CHS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.34 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 9.83 percent, and below the high by 44.99 percent. CHS has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.