Chicos Stock Today


USD 6.57  0.14  2.18%   

Market Performance
8 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 34
Chicos Fas is selling at 6.57 as of the 13th of August 2022; that is 2.18% increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 6.36. Chicos Fas has about a 34 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation and did not have a very good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Chicos Fas are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 14th of February 2022 and ending today, the 13th of August 2022. Click here to learn more.
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Business Domain
IPO Date
24th of March 1993
Consumer Cyclical
Consumer Discretionary
Chicos FAS, Inc. operates as an omnichannel specialty retailer of womens private branded casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, and complementary accessories. Chicos FAS, Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida. Chicos Fas operates under Apparel Retail classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 122.54 M outstanding shares of which 10.1 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 4.13 days to cover. More on Chicos Fas
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Chicos Fas Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Chicos Fas' investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Chicos Fas or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Chicos Fas appears to be risky and price may revert if volatility continues
Chicos Fas was previously known as CHICOS FAS INC and was traded on New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CHCS.
Chicos Fas has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 84.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Chicos FAS Shares Pass Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of 4.97 - Defense World
Older SymbolCHCS
New SymbolCHBD
CEOBonnie Brooks
SEC FilingsChicos Fas Security & Exchange Commission EDGAR Reports
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Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Chicos Fas report their recommendations after researching Chicos Fas' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Chicos Fas' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Chicos Fas. The Chicos consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Chicos Fas.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Chicos Fas based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Chicos Fas financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares139.9 M117.1 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted142.9 M122.3 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations181.6 M62.6 M
Way Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets1.4 B1.2 B
Fairly Up
Total Liabilities773.8 M975.3 M
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets553.9 M494.1 M
Moderately Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities416 M487.4 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt795.8 M652.6 M
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.04370.038
Fairly Up
Gross Margin0.390.367
Notably Up
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover1.771.489
Fairly Up
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Chicos Fas' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Financial Strength
Chicos Fas' financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Chicos Fas' success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Chicos Fas' financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Chicos Fas' total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Chicos Fas' books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Chicos Fas deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Chicos Fas cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 605.33 M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 2.39, meaning that the company heavily relies on borrowing funds for operations. Chicos Fas has a current ratio of 1.08, demonstrating that it is in a questionable position to pay out its financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist Chicos Fas until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Chicos Fas' shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Chicos Fas sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Chicos to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Chicos Fas' use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

181.63 Million
Chicos Fas (CHS) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in 11215 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33966, United States and employs 12,700 people. Chicos Fas was previously known as CHICOS FAS INC and was traded on New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CHCS. Chicos Fas is listed under Retail category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with total capitalization of 724.22 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Chicos Fas's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Chicos Fas's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Chicos Fas runs under Consumer Cyclical sector within Apparel Retail industry. The entity has 122.54 M outstanding shares of which 10.1 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 4.13 days to cover. Chicos Fas has about 104.13 M in cash with 66.83 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.83.
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Chicos Fas holds a total of one hundred twenty-two million five hundred fourty thousand outstanding shares. The majority of Chicos Fas outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Chicos Fas to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Chicos Fas. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Chicos Fas as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company secures, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

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Chicos Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Chicos Fas' target price odds to finish over the current price? In regard to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Chicos Fas jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is near 1%. The Chicos Fas probability density function shows the probability of Chicos Fas stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.6534 suggesting as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, Chicos Fas will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.4593, implying that it can generate a 0.46 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 6.57HorizonTargetOdds Above 6.57
99.78%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Chicos Fas to move above the current price in 90 days from now is near 1 (This Chicos Fas probability density function shows the probability of Chicos Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Chicos Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Chicos Fas that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Chicos Fas' outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Chicos Fas' value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares20.2 M100.3 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares8.4 M41.6 M
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Chicos Fas Historical Income Statement

Chicos Fas Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Chicos's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Chicos Fas revenue and expense. Chicos Fas Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
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Chicos Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Chicos Fas stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Chicos Fas stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Chicos Fas is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Chicos Fas at a given time.

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Chicos Fas was forked

The entity Chicos Fas with a symbol CHS was recently forked. You can potentially use CHAUS BERNARD INC with a symbol CHBD from now on.

Chicos Fas Corporate Directors

Chicos Fas corporate directors refer to members of a Chicos Fas board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Chicos Fas' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Chicos Fas' board members must vote for the resolution. The Chicos Fas board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Chicos Fas. The danger of trading Chicos Fas is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Chicos Fas is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Chicos Fas. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Chicos Fas is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is Chicos Fas' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Chicos Fas. If investors know Chicos will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Chicos Fas listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Market Capitalization
804.7 M
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
Return On Assets
Return On Equity
The market value of Chicos Fas is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Chicos that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Chicos Fas' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Chicos Fas' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Chicos Fas' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Chicos Fas' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Chicos Fas' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Chicos Fas value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Chicos Fas' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.