$0.21 EPS Expected for Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS)

August 22, 2017 – By Marguerite Chambers

 $0.21 EPS Expected for Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.26, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 26 investors sold Chico’s FAS, Inc. shares while 96 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 118.10 million shares or 0.56% more from 117.44 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Trexquant Invest L P holds 0.19% in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) or 82,300 shares. Spot Trading Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). Asset invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). Vanguard Group Inc Incorporated, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 9.95M shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada accumulated 0% or 21,418 shares. Ls Investment Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 31,824 shares stake. Da Davidson has 0% invested in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board invested in 0.04% or 597,965 shares. Live Your Vision Limited Company accumulated 3,295 shares or 0.02% of the stock. New York-based M&T Bank & Trust Corp has invested 0% in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). Paloma owns 38,880 shares. Plante Moran Fincl Limited accumulated 0% or 404 shares. Moreover, Gotham Asset Ltd has 0.07% invested in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) for 376,645 shares. Millennium Mgmt Lc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS).

Since March 2, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 selling transactions for $1.14 million activity. 51,235 shares valued at $732,661 were sold by NOCE COLACO DONNA on Wednesday, March 29. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $27,560 was made by Lund John R on Monday, March 13.

Analysts expect Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) to report $0.21 EPS on August, 29.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 16.00 % from last quarter’s $0.25 EPS. CHS’s profit would be $27.19 million giving it 9.06 P/E if the $0.21 EPS is correct. After having $0.26 EPS previously, Chico’s FAS, Inc.’s analysts see -19.23 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.69% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $7.61. About shares traded. Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) has risen 1.08% since August 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.62% the S&P500.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Chico’s FAS had 41 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Wednesday, October 7 by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, November 25, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) on Friday, May 27 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 4 by Jefferies. Wolfe Research upgraded the stock to “Peer Perform” rating in Thursday, May 26 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 4 by Jefferies. The stock of Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Brean Capital. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, September 17 by M Partners. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform” on Wednesday, November 23.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an omni-channel specialty retailer of women’s private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates and accessories, operating under the Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma brand names. The company has market cap of $985.41 million. The Firm is also engaged in the sale of merchandise in its domestic and international retail stores. It has a 10.54 P/E ratio. The Chico’s brand sells private branded clothing focusing on women 45 and older.

More news for Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Chico’s: 50% Upside” on August 17, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Relative Strength Alert For Chico’s FAS” and published on August 15, 2017 is yet another important article.

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