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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.46
CHS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CHS: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.46
Equity to Asset 0.56
CHS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CHS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.56
0.53
0.83
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.44
M-Score: -3.71
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.31
CHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. CHS: -1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 8.19 Max: 21.24
Current: -1.31
-2.5
21.24
Net-margin (%) -0.33
CHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CHS: -0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.21  Med: 5.76 Max: 13.81
Current: -0.33
-1.21
13.81
ROE (%) -0.76
CHS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. CHS: -0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.11  Med: 11.09 Max: 28.37
Current: -0.76
-2.11
28.37
ROA (%) -0.65
CHS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. CHS: -0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.55  Med: 8.27 Max: 22.62
Current: -0.65
-1.55
22.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.45
CHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.73 vs. CHS: -5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.52  Med: 28.30 Max: 98.02
Current: -5.45
-6.52
98.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
CHS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CHS: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 23.15 Max: 47.8
Current: 11.6
1.4
47.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
CHS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CHS: -5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.2  Med: 33.55 Max: 83.7
Current: -5.4
-44.2
83.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -19.40
CHS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CHS: -19.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.5  Med: 40.45 Max: 109.2
Current: -19.4
-26.5
109.2
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CHS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 693,859 sh (+96.96%)
Jim Simons 2,035,232 sh (-24.07%)
Richard Snow 31,500 sh (-38.83%)
Chuck Royce 808,400 sh (-40.55%)
Steven Cohen 173,300 sh (-66.62%)
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Q2 2015

CHS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 2,881,950 sh (+315.35%)
Jim Simons 2,059,900 sh (+1.21%)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 718,400 sh (-11.13%)
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Q3 2015

CHS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

James Barrow 319,833 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,172 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,955,300 sh (+92.01%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,365,306 sh (+16.77%)
Chuck Royce 553,400 sh (-22.97%)
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Q4 2015

CHS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 326,388 sh (+2.05%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 12.79
CHS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.33 vs. CHS: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.91
CHS's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CHS: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.55 Max: 11.15
Current: 1.91
0.37
11.15
P/S 0.52
CHS's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CHS: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.10 Max: 6.33
Current: 0.52
0.22
6.33
PFCF 9.93
CHS's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.67 vs. CHS: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.93  Med: 19.58 Max: 309.6
Current: 9.93
9.93
309.6
POCF 6.02
CHS's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. CHS: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.43  Med: 9.82 Max: 32.9
Current: 6.02
3.43
32.9
EV-to-EBITDA 15.08
CHS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. CHS: 15.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CHS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 26.5
Current: 15.08
1.1
26.5
Shiller P/E 16.14
CHS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.31 vs. CHS: 16.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.55  Med: 22.28 Max: 92.34
Current: 16.14
3.55
92.34
Current Ratio 1.79
CHS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CHS: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.76 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.79
1.4
4.39
Quick Ratio 0.91
CHS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CHS: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.91 Max: 3.61
Current: 0.91
0.63
3.61
Days Inventory 77.52
CHS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 86.03 vs. CHS: 77.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55.87  Med: 65.37 Max: 69.45
Current: 77.52
55.87
69.45
Days Payable 43.73
CHS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.74 vs. CHS: 43.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CHS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.05  Med: 39.68 Max: 46.55
Current: 43.73
27.05
46.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 3.19
CHS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CHS: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CHS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.19
Current: 3.19
0.24
3.19
Dividend Payout 1.51
CHS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
90% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. CHS: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CHS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.25 Max: 3.9
Current: 1.51
0.17
3.9
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.50
CHS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CHS: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CHS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 14.5
Current: 14.5
0
14.5
Forward Dividend Yield 3.08
CHS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. CHS: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.19
CHS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. CHS: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.19
Current: 3.19
0.24
3.19
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.30
CHS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CHS: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CHS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: -0.35 Max: 4.3
Current: 4.3
-4.1
4.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.38
CHS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 1140 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. CHS: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CHS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 4.19 Max: 13.13
Current: 2.38
0.75
13.13
Price/Projected FCF 0.59
CHS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CHS: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.73 Max: 8.75
Current: 0.59
0.35
8.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.47
CHS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CHS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.20 Max: 5.39
Current: 0.47
0.34
5.39
Price/Graham Number 2.20
CHS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
72% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CHS: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CHS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.20 Max: 4.89
Current: 2.2
0.6
4.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.69
CHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CHS: -2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.69  Med: 7.60 Max: 15.2
Current: -2.69
-2.69
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.37
CHS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CHS: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.4  Med: 18.70 Max: 55.3
Current: 0.37
-26.4
55.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2672
EPS $ -0.05
Beta0.49
Short Percentage of Float6.26%
52-Week Range $9.61 - 18.98
Shares Outstanding(Mil)139.40

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 2,654 2,635 2,678
EPS($) 0.70 0.79 0.97
EPS without NRI($) 0.70 0.79 0.97

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:YC8.Germany, CHS.Mexico,
Chico's FAS Inc was founded in 1983. The Company is a cultivator of brands serving the lifestyle needs of fashion-savvy women 35 years and older. The Company's portfolio of brands currently consists of four brands: Chicos, White House Black Market (WHBM), Soma Intimates, and Boston Proper. Its brands are all specialty retailers of private label womens apparel, accessories, and related products, which are available to customers in stores, through its websites and via telephone through a call center for its catalogs. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operated 1,472 stores across 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. It also mails catalogs and operates an e-commerce website and a call center, which sells its merchandise nationally and internationally. The Chicos brand sells exclusively designed, private branded clothing focusing on women 40 and over with a moderate to high income level. The WHBM brand sells exclusively designed, private branded clothing focusing on women who are 35 years old and over with a moderate to high income level. WHBM offers a uniquely feminine and affordable alternative to designer apparel, selling fashionable and sophisticated clothing and accessory items, from everyday basics, to wear-to-work, to elegant occasion, primarily in black and white and related shades with seasonal color splashes. The accessories at WHBM, such as shoes, belts, scarves and jewelry, including earrings, necklaces and bracelets, are designed to coordinate with the colors and patterns of the clothing, allowing customers to easily individualize their wardrobe selections. The Soma brand sells exclusively designed, private branded lingerie, loungewear and beauty products focusing on women who are 35 years old and over with a moderate to high income level. Soma offers trend-right, inventive and expertly fitted lingerie and loungewear, with designer quality at affordable prices. The Boston Proper brand is an online and catalog based retailer of women's apparel and accessories, marketed to affluent women between 35-55 years old. The Company's boutiques are located in upscale outdoor destination shopping areas, shopping malls, and some standalone street-front locations. Its outlet stores are located in outlet centers.
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