CHS:NYE-Chico's FAS, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Apparel Retail | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 3.38

Change

+0.16 (+4.97)%

Market Cap

USD 0.39B

Volume

2.39M

Average Target Price

USD 2.00 (-40.83%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

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), Soma, and TellTale brands. The Chico's brand primarily sells private branded clothing focusing on women 45 and older. The WHBM brand sells everyday basics and denim, polished casual apparel, relaxed workwear, black and white pieces, feminine all-occasion dresses, shoes, belts, scarves, handbags, and jewelry for women 35 and older. The Soma brand sells private branded lingerie, sleepwear, and loungewear products. The TellTale brand sells private branded lingerie products. As of January 30, 2020, it operated 1,302 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands; and 68 international franchise locations in Mexico and 2 domestic airport locations. The company also sells its products through retail stores and catalogs; and through chicos.com, chicosofftherack.com, whbm.com, soma.com, and mytelltale.com, as well as through third party channels. Chico's FAS, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida.

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ETFs Containing CHS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FNDA Schwab Fundamental U.S. S.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.26 (+0.49%)

USD4.19B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Apparel Retail)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 112.58% 82% B- 98% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 112.58% 82% B- 98% A+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 201.79% 41% F 93% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 201.79% 41% F 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -72.23% 13% F 4% F
Dividend Return 11.09% 30% F 36% F
Total Return -61.13% 13% F 4% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -32.65% 6% F 1% F
Dividend Return 4.12% 54% F 79% C+
Total Return -28.54% 6% F 1% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 38.26% 76% C 23% F
Risk Adjusted Return -74.58% 6% F 2% F
Market Capitalization 0.39B 29% F 35% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Apparel Retail)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 45.23 29% F 17% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.17 81% B- 47% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -3,939.92 100% A+ 100% A+
EV/EBITDA 10.58 75% C 66% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -103.61% 19% F 4% F
Return on Invested Capital 22.43% 88% B+ 94% A
Return on Assets -11.21% 18% F 4% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 90.24% 43% F 42% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.43 41% F 18% F
Short Percent 8.77% 47% F 34% F
Beta 1.67 65% D 20% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.