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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, which equates to a potential upside of 72.6 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10, which equates to a potential downside of 7.87 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -15.05 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 9.83 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.2 billion. CHS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.