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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$6.25|
|52 Week High||US$7.19|
|52 Week Low||US$3.80|
|1 Month Change||27.03%|
|3 Month Change||28.34%|
|1 Year Change||-2.04%|
|3 Year Change||109.73%|
|5 Year Change||-21.29%|
|Change since IPO||1,243.28%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Chico's FAS (NYSE:CHS) Using Too Much Debt?
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|CHS||US Specialty Retail||US Market|
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.
|CHS Average Weekly Movement||10.7%|
|Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement||8.9%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
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
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
|CHS fundamental statistics|
Is CHS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CHS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.21b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.72|
|Net Profit Margin||4.56%|
How did CHS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is CHS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
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.
|What is CHS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CHS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CHS PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
PLCE Children's Place
ANF Abercrombie & Fitch
CHS Chico's FAS
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.
|Current PE Ratio||8.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/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 ($23.78)
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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How is Chico's FAS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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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How has Chico's FAS performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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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How is Chico's FAS's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
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 ($457.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CHS has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: CHS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 13% to 39.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CHS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (67.5%).
Interest Coverage: CHS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (20.5x coverage).
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What is Chico's FAS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: CHS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CHS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Molly Langenstein (58 yo)
Ms. Molly Langenstein serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at Chico’s FAS Inc. since June 24, 2020 and served as Chief Executive Officer and President Elect until June 24, 2020. Ms. Langenstein...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Molly's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: CHS's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CHS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.1%.
Chico's FAS, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chico's FAS, Inc.
- Ticker: CHS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: US$747.106m
- Shares outstanding: 125.14m
- Website: https://www.chicosfas.com
Number of Employees
- Chico's FAS, Inc.
- 11215 Metro Parkway
- Fort Myers
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/10 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/10 00:00|
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.