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.

CHS was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 16, implying a possible profit of 72.6 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10, implying a possible loss of 7.87 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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. 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CHS is 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 44.99 percent below the 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 market cap of CHS is $1.2 billion. CHS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.