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Chico's FAS (CHS) earnings: expect -8% revenue decline

Carla Olson | 5:15 pm ET, 09 Jun 2019

Chico's FAS (CHS) is announcing earnings on June 11 before market opening. We combed through analyst estimates to understand what the company revenue and earnings are predicted to look like.

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $516M, which implies a -8% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.03. If this materializes, EPS will decline -87% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Chico's FAS (CHS) returned -3.71%.

How is the stock valued?

Chico's FAS (CHS) forward P/E ratio is 28.08, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Chico's FAS (CHS) average analyst price target is 38.61% above its current price ($3.73).

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Chico's FAS (CHS) earnings: expect -8% revenue decline

Carla Olson | 6:24 am ET, 27 May 2019

Chico's FAS (CHS) is announcing earnings on May 29. We combed through analyst estimates to understand what the company revenue and earnings are predicted to look like.

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $516M, which implies a -8% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.03. If this materializes, EPS will decline -87% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Chico's FAS (CHS) returned +2.11%.

How is the stock valued?

Chico's FAS (CHS) forward P/E ratio is 33.42, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Chico's FAS (CHS) average analyst price target is 38.98% above its current price ($3.72).

For the latest price and information on Chico's FAS, please visit Finstead and ask for "CHS", "CHS analysis" or "CHS news".

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Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Updated at: 3:25 am ET, 12 Jun 2019

Are you looking for the analysis of Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 5 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell CHS stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about CHS stock:

  • Is CHS a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold CHS stock today?
  • Is CHS a good buy / investment?
  • What are CHS analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy CHS stock:

1. CHS stock price ($3.69) is close to the 52-week low ($3.25). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See CHS price chart.

2. CHS profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.74percentage points. See CHS profitability chart.

3. CHS forward dividend yield is 10.00%, higher than the industry (0.58%) and sector (0.51%) forward dividend yields. See CHS forward dividend chart.

4. CHS Price/Book ratio is 0.68, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See CHS forward Price/Book ratio chart.

5. CHS average analyst price target ($4.83) is above its current price ($3.69). See CHS price target chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell CHS stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. CHS quarterly revenue growth was -10.70%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (3.33% and 4.40%, respectively). See CHS revenue growth chart.

2. CHS forward P/E ratio is 28.08, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See CHS forward P/E ratio chart.

3. CHS PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 4.92, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See CHS PEG chart.

4. CHS short share of float is 26.10%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See CHS short share of float chart.

5. CHS short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.17. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See CHS short interest ratio chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for CHS:

Metrics CHS
Price $3.38
Average Price Target / Upside $4.83 / 43.11%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Industry Apparel Stores
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 19,000
Market Cap $397.47M
Forward P/E Ratio 33.7
Price/Book Ratio 0.19
PEG 5
Revenue (TTM) $2.09B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -7.8%
Profit Margin 0.41%

What are your thoughts on CHS?

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