Chico’s FAS Inc. (NYSE:CHS) will release its Q316 earnings data on Tuesday, November 22nd. Analysts expect Chico’s FAS to post earnings of $0.13 per share and revenue of $610.83 million for the quarter.

Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 30th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. Chico’s FAS had a return on equity of 14.41% and a net margin of 0.84%. The firm had revenue of $635.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $632.49 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.26 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Chico’s FAS to post $0.68 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.83 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Earnings History for Chico`s FAS (NYSE:CHS)

Shares of Chico’s FAS Inc. (NYSE:CHS) opened at 14.30 on Monday. Chico’s FAS Inc. has a 1-year low of $9.61 and a 1-year high of $14.60. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 91.08 and a beta of 0.73. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $12.07 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.71.

Several analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Chico’s FAS from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 24th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Chico’s FAS in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Wolfe Research upgraded Chico’s FAS from a “peer perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 14th. MKM Partners restated a “neutral” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Chico’s FAS in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. upped their price objective on Chico’s FAS from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $13.79.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its position in shares of Chico’s FAS by 10.1% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 18,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $201,000 after buying an additional 1,720 shares during the last quarter. Investment Management of Virginia LLC raised its stake in Chico’s FAS by 0.9% in the second quarter. Investment Management of Virginia LLC now owns 346,147 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,707,000 after buying an additional 2,992 shares in the last quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its stake in Chico’s FAS by 6.5% in the second quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 51,699 shares of the company’s stock valued at $554,000 after buying an additional 3,166 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC raised its stake in Chico’s FAS by 24.2% in the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 16,297 shares of the company’s stock valued at $175,000 after buying an additional 3,178 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Profund Advisors LLC raised its stake in Chico’s FAS by 12.0% in the second quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 30,449 shares of the company’s stock valued at $326,000 after buying an additional 3,265 shares in the last quarter. 91.75% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Chico’s FAS

Chico’s FAS, Inc is a specialty retailer of women’s private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories and other non-clothing items operating under the Chico’s, White House Black Market (WHBM) and Soma brand names. The Company’s brands are specialty retailers of private label women’s apparel and related products.

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