Shares of Chico’s FAS Inc. (NYSE:CHS) traded down 3.3% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $11.28 and last traded at $11.32, with a volume of 921,624 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $11.71.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Chico’s FAS in a research report on Sunday, May 29th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Chico’s FAS in a research report on Sunday, May 29th. MKM Partners reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Chico’s FAS in a research report on Sunday, May 29th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Chico’s FAS in a research report on Sunday, May 29th. Finally, Mizuho lowered their price objective on shares of Chico’s FAS from $14.00 to $13.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.47.

The company’s market capitalization is $1.49 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $11.31 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.61.

Chico’s FAS (NYSE:CHS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 26th. The company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $642.98 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $668.67 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.28 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Chico’s FAS Inc. will post $0.65 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 8th.

Several hedge funds recently modified their holdings of CHS. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Chico’s FAS by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 96,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,033,000 after buying an additional 3,914 shares in the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new stake in shares of Chico’s FAS during the fourth quarter worth about $1,373,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in shares of Chico’s FAS by 4.4% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 136,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,458,000 after buying an additional 5,800 shares in the last quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP raised its stake in shares of Chico’s FAS by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 147,682 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,575,000 after buying an additional 4,930 shares in the last quarter. Finally, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Chico’s FAS during the fourth quarter worth about $1,616,000.

Chico’s FAS, Inc is a specialty retailer of women’s private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories and other non-clothing items operating under the Chico’s, White House Black Market (WHBM) and Soma brand names. The Company’s brands are specialty retailers of private label women’s apparel and related products.

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