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.

Investment analysts gave a few 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. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -26.29 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -15.05 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CHS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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 traded between a high of 16.85 and a low of 8.44 over the past year. Currently the stock is 9.83 percent higher than its low, and 44.99 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.2 billion. CHS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.