Analyst Valuation and EPS Growth for Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS)

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Earnings results for Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS)

Chico’s FAS, Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 11/24/2020 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Oct 2020. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 3 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.19. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.04.

Chico’s FAS last posted its earnings results on August 26th, 2020. The specialty retailer reported ($0.40) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.26) by $0.14. The business earned $306.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $346.18 million. Its quarterly revenue was down 39.8% on a year-over-year basis. Chico’s FAS has generated ($0.02) earnings per share over the last year. Chico’s FAS has confirmed that its next quarterly earnings report will be published on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020.

Analyst Opinion on Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS)

4 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Chico’s FAS in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $2.83, predicting that the stock has a possible upside of 59.60%. The high price target for CHS is $5.00 and the low price target for CHS is $1.50. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Hold.”

Chico’s FAS has received a consensus rating of Hold. The company’s average rating score is 1.75, and is based on no buy ratings, 3 hold ratings, and 1 sell rating. According to analysts’ consensus price target of $2.83, Chico’s FAS has a forecasted upside of 59.6% from its current price of $1.77. Chico’s FAS has only been the subject of 1 research reports in the past 90 days.

Dividend Strength: Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS)

Chico’s FAS does not currently pay a dividend. Chico’s FAS does not have a long track record of dividend growth.

Insiders buying/selling: Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS)

In the past three months, Chico’s FAS insiders have not sold or bought any company stock. Only 2.20% of the stock of Chico’s FAS is held by insiders. 78.59% of the stock of Chico’s FAS is held by institutions. High institutional ownership can be a signal of strong market trust in this company.

Earnings and Valuation of Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS

Earnings for Chico’s FAS are expected to grow in the coming year, from ($0.64) to ($0.13) per share. The P/E ratio of Chico’s FAS is -0.86, which means that its earnings are negative and its P/E ratio cannot be compared to companies with positive earnings. The P/E ratio of Chico’s FAS is -0.86, which means that its earnings are negative and its P/E ratio cannot be compared to companies with positive earnings. Chico’s FAS has a P/B Ratio of 0.40. P/B Ratios below 1 indicate that a company could be undervalued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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