Analyst Stock Ratings: Chico's FAS, Inc. ((CHS)), Stamps.com Inc. ((STMP))

This recommendation falls on a scale from 1 to 5 where a 1 or 2 indicates a Buy recommendation, 3 a Hold and 4-5 a Sell. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $10.91. (NYSE:CHS) has been trading recently. It last reported revenues of $532.29 million and EPS of $0.17 for the October 2017, representing -11% top-line growth and 0.2 EPS growth.

Shares of Chico's FAS, Inc. Finally, Mizuho upped their target price on Chico's FAS from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd.

The average 1-year price target for Chico's FAS, Inc. WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP owned 6.76% of Chico's FAS, Inc. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $10.91. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US & global copyright legislation. The correct version of this article can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/12/01/chicos-fas-inc-chs-receives-11-00-consensus-target-price-from-analysts.html.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

BLACKROCK INC. raised its stake in Chico's FAS, Inc. Chico's FAS has a 1-year low of $6.96 and a 1-year high of $16.85. The most recent shifts in number of shares owned by institutions came on September 30, 2017 when Vanguard Group Inc sold 2.78 million shares from its total ownership of 12.36 million. HBK Investments L P now owns 293,400 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $3,491,000 after buying an additional 233,000 shares during the period.


In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Chico's Fas (NYSE:CHS) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.8. The Avalon Advisors Llc holds 434,592 shares with $19.74M value, up from 410,093 last quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Chico's FAS by 5.6% in the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 90,433 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $852,000 after acquiring an additional 688 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:CHS) traded up 0.34% in the last session while performance was up 8.82% in the last five days. A total of 806,791 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 2.88M shares, while its relative volume stands at 1.28. The company has a current ratio of 1.78, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10. Current market cap is $1.12B and the stock has an EPS of $0.67. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Chico's FAS's Q3 2018 earnings at $0.10 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.06 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.59 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.63 EPS.

Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) on November 30, 2017 saw a modest increase, closing the day at $8.79, or a increase of $0.03 or (0.34%).Volume levels spiked and CHS actually managed a breakout which translated to 3.29 million shares changing hands on the day. "Capital Stock" is the number of outstanding shares listed on a company's balance sheet and is reported with the company's quarterly filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. For example, a company with 40 million shares selling at $100 a share would have a market cap of $4 billion. Chico's FAS had a return on equity of 13.98% and a net margin of 3.77%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 10.8% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

According to analysts Chico's Fas (NYSE:CHS)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.03 and can go high up to $0.1. "(CHS) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 on December 18th" was reported by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 1st. Chico's FAS has a payout ratio of 53.2% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings.

ChicoÂ's FAS, Inc. operates as an omni-channel specialty retailer of womenÂ's private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, and complementary accessories.

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