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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.18
CHS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CHS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 9999.50 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.18
Equity to Asset 0.53
CHS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CHS: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.53
0.53
0.83
Interest Coverage No Debt
CHS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 42.92 vs. CHS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.83  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
5.83
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.21
M-Score: -3.34
WACC vs ROIC
10.66%
7.86%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.91
CHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. CHS: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.5  Med: 10.63 Max: 21.24
Current: 3.91
-2.5
21.24
Net-margin (%) 2.13
CHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CHS: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.21  Med: 6.70 Max: 13.81
Current: 2.13
-1.21
13.81
ROE (%) 6.35
CHS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. CHS: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.11  Med: 17.14 Max: 41.14
Current: 6.35
-2.11
41.14
ROA (%) 4.02
CHS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. CHS: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.55  Med: 11.99 Max: 30.17
Current: 4.02
-1.55
30.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.50
CHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. CHS: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.52  Med: 49.16 Max: 103.85
Current: 16.5
-6.52
103.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
CHS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CHS: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 18.00 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 608 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CHS: -5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.2  Med: 38.80 Max: 83.7
Current: -5.4
-44.2
83.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -19.70
CHS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CHS: -19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.4  Med: 41.30 Max: 115.4
Current: -19.7
-26.4
115.4
» CHS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CHS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 18,738 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Richard Snow 33,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,134,000 sh (+44.40%)
Ray Dalio 12,600 sh (+4.13%)
Steven Cohen 715,100 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,842,700 sh (-25.59%)
David Einhorn 1,875,895 sh (-28.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,250 sh (-29.08%)
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Q3 2014

CHS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 16,450 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 747,101 sh (+5538.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,456 sh (+110.57%)
Richard Snow 51,500 sh (+56.06%)
Jim Simons 2,642,900 sh (+43.43%)
Chuck Royce 2,730,100 sh (+27.93%)
Steven Cohen 813,600 sh (+13.77%)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
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Q4 2014

CHS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 2,680,300 sh (+1.42%)
Richard Snow 51,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen 519,100 sh (-36.20%)
Chuck Royce 1,359,900 sh (-50.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 352,284 sh (-52.85%)
» More
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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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 44.35
CHS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. CHS: 44.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CHS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.46  Med: 24.14 Max: 1250
Current: 44.35
11.46
1250
Forward P/E 20.75
CHS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. CHS: 20.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 41.70
CHS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
78% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. CHS: 41.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CHS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.81  Med: 24.03 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 41.7
11.81
99999999.99
P/B 3.57
CHS's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CHS: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.58 Max: 11.15
Current: 3.57
0.37
11.15
P/S 0.92
CHS's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CHS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.15 Max: 6.33
Current: 0.92
0.22
6.33
PFCF 16.50
CHS's PFCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. CHS: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.62  Med: 21.18 Max: 309.66
Current: 16.5
11.62
309.66
POCF 9.63
CHS's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. CHS: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.43  Med: 10.15 Max: 32.9
Current: 9.63
3.43
32.9
EV-to-EBIT 22.54
CHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. CHS: 22.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -110.3  Med: 12.80 Max: 109
Current: 22.54
-110.3
109
PEG 6.42
CHS's PEG is ranked lower than
82% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. CHS: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CHS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.82 Max: 126.34
Current: 6.42
0.3
126.34
Shiller P/E 24.66
CHS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. CHS: 24.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.62  Med: 25.78 Max: 86.26
Current: 24.66
2.62
86.26
Current Ratio 1.40
CHS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CHS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.76 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.4
1.09
4.39
Quick Ratio 0.63
CHS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CHS: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.90 Max: 3.61
Current: 0.63
0.27
3.61
Days Inventory 76.45
CHS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 83.58 vs. CHS: 76.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 55.87  Med: 65.63 Max: 107.44
Current: 76.45
55.87
107.44
Days Sales Outstanding 0.93
CHS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. CHS: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.54 Max: 10.54
Current: 0.93
0.89
10.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.83
CHS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CHS: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CHS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.83
0.24
2.06
Dividend Payout 0.78
CHS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
78% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CHS: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CHS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.78
0.17
0.44
Dividend growth (3y) 14.50
CHS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CHS: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CHS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 14.5
Current: 14.5
0
14.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.83
CHS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. CHS: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.83
0.24
2.06
Share Buyback Rate 4.30
CHS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CHS: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CHS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3  Med: -0.40 Max: -4.1
Current: 4.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.56
CHS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CHS: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CHS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 4.17 Max: 13.22
Current: 5.56
0.75
13.22
Price/Projected FCF 0.99
CHS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CHS: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.90 Max: 8.75
Current: 0.99
0.35
8.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
CHS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CHS: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.15 Max: 5.16
Current: 0.8
0.32
5.16
Price/Graham Number 3.31
CHS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
77% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CHS: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CHS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.19 Max: 4.89
Current: 3.31
0.61
4.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.40
CHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CHS: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 7.40 Max: 15.2
Current: 4.4
0.9
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.31
CHS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CHS: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -26.4  Med: 24.50 Max: 55.3
Current: 6.31
-26.4
55.3

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 2,737 2,803 2,850
EPS($) 0.80 0.97 1.11
EPS without NRI($) 0.80 0.97 1.11

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:CHS.Mexico, YC8.Germany,
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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