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Chico's FAS NYSE:CHS Stock Report

Last Price

US$6.25

Market Cap

US$782.1m

7D

12.8%

1Y

-2.0%

Updated

10 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
CHS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

CHS Stock Overview

Chico's FAS, Inc. operates as an omnichannel specialty retailer of women's private branded casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, and complementary accessories.

Chico's FAS Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Chico's FAS
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$6.25
52 Week HighUS$7.19
52 Week LowUS$3.80
Beta1.23
1 Month Change27.03%
3 Month Change28.34%
1 Year Change-2.04%
3 Year Change109.73%
5 Year Change-21.29%
Change since IPO1,243.28%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 21
Is Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS) Using Too Much Debt?

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Shareholder Returns

CHSUS Specialty RetailUS Market
7D12.8%2.7%1.2%
1Y-2.0%-31.8%-11.6%

Return vs Industry: CHS exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -34% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CHS exceeded the US Market which returned -13.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CHS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CHS volatility
CHS Average Weekly Movement10.7%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement8.9%
Market Average Movement7.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: CHS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CHS's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198312,700Molly Langensteinhttps://www.chicosfas.com

Chico's FAS, Inc. operates as an omnichannel specialty retailer of women's private branded casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, and complementary accessories. It operates under the Chico's, White House Black Market (WHBM)and Soma brands. The Chico's brand primarily sells private branded clothing focusing on women with moderate to high household income levels.

Chico's FAS Fundamentals Summary

How do Chico's FAS's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CHS fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$782.15m
Earnings (TTM)US$89.52m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.96b

8.7x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CHS income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.96b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.21b
Gross ProfitUS$753.77m
Other ExpensesUS$664.24m
EarningsUS$89.52m

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.72
Gross Margin38.40%
Net Profit Margin4.56%
Debt/Equity Ratio39.2%

How did CHS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is CHS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

2/6

Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CHS?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CHS key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA7.6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CHS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CHS PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CHS vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average5.5x
PLCE Children's Place
3.9x-9.9%US$628.1m
GCO Genesco
7.6xn/aUS$845.3m
CAL Caleres
6x0.5%US$1.1b
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch
4.6x-19.8%US$949.4m
CHS Chico's FAS
8.7xn/aUS$782.1m

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CHS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.7x) compared to the peer average (5.5x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CHS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Specialty Retail Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CHS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6.3x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CHS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CHS PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio8.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CHS's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CHS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CHS ($6.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CHS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is lower than the current share price.


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Future Growth

How is Chico's FAS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


6.4%

Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CHS's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CHS's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Chico's FAS performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

4/6

Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-46.0%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CHS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CHS became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -46% per year.

Accelerating Growth: CHS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CHS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (30.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CHS's Return on Equity (35.6%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Chico's FAS's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CHS's short term assets ($495.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($450.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: CHS's short term assets ($495.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($457.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CHS has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: CHS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 13% to 39.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CHS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (67.5%).

Interest Coverage: CHS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Chico's FAS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: CHS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CHS has not reported any payouts.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Molly Langenstein (58 yo)

2.17yrs

Tenure

US$5,780,586

Compensation

Ms. Molly Langenstein serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at Chico’s FAS Inc. since June 24, 2020 and served as Chief Executive Officer and President Elect until June 24, 2020. Ms. Langenstein...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Molly's total compensation ($USD5.78M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.93M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Molly's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CHS's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CHS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CHS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Chico's FAS, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Chico's FAS, Inc.
  • Ticker: CHS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: US$782.146m
  • Shares outstanding: 125.14m
  • Website: https://www.chicosfas.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Chico's FAS, Inc.
  • 11215 Metro Parkway
  • Fort Myers
  • Florida
  • 33966
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/10 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/10 00:00
Earnings2022/04/30
Annual Earnings2022/01/29


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.