Chico’s FAS, Inc. ($CHS) Cautious Buy or Hold to $26 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Chico's FAS, Inc.
Stock ticker CHS
Live stock price [stckqut]CHS[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $24.25
Target stock price (averages with growth) $36.37
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $31.28
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $22.22

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=chs

Chico’s FAS, Inc. is a specialty retailer of private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing gift items under the Chico’s, White House / Black Market (WH/BM) and Soma Intimates (Soma) brand names. The Chico’s brand primarily sells designed, private branded clothing focusing on women 30 and over. The WHBM brand offers feminine and alternative to designer fashion selling fashionable and clothing and accessory items, primarily in black and white and related shades with seasonal color splashes. The Soma brand sells designed private branded lingerie, loungewear and beauty products women who are 35 years old and over. It also produces catalogs and operates e-commerce Websites and a call center that sell its merchandise nationally and internationally. The Boston Proper brand s an online and catalog based retailer of women’s high end apparel and accessories. On September 19, 2011, it acquired Boston Proper, Inc. (Boston Proper).

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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