Are Analysts Bearish Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) After Last Week?

May 18, 2018 - By Catherine Nunes

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.21, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 18 investors sold Chico's FAS, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 121.29 million shares or 4.50% less from 127.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Millennium Lc stated it has 3.38 million shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Bank Of America Corporation De owns 297,864 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Parametric Associate Limited Liability holds 611,346 shares. Contrarius Investment Ltd owns 535,258 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 0% in Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). Comerica Natl Bank has invested 0.01% in Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). Ahl Prtnrs Llp accumulated 0% or 33,552 shares. Wellington Mgmt Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Partnership invested in 9.13M shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) holds 15,017 shares. Moreover, Aperio Grp Llc has 0% invested in Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) for 30,886 shares. Maverick Limited owns 873,430 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Meeder Asset Management Inc invested in 17,128 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Aqr Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS). California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% of its portfolio in Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) for 217,120 shares. Panagora Asset Management Inc reported 213,869 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Chico’s FAS had 6 analyst reports since November 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, January 10. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Wednesday, February 28 with “Buy”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, March 1. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by SunTrust. The stock of Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 5 by Nomura. Below is a list of Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) latest ratings and price target changes.

05/03/2018 Broker: Nomura Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $10 New Target: $11 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $14.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $11 New Target: $12 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $13.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $9.0 Maintain
21/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $14.0

The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $10.65. About 2.72 million shares traded. Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) has declined 35.50% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.05% the S&P500.

ChicoÂ’s FAS, Inc. operates as an omni-channel specialty retailer of womenÂ’s private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, and complementary accessories. The company has market cap of $1.38 billion. The company's portfolio of brands consists of the ChicoÂ’s, White House Black Market , and Soma. It has a 13.53 P/E ratio. The Chico's brand primarily sells private branded clothing focusing on women 45 and older.

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Chico's FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) Institutional Positions Chart

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