The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Chico's FAS's revenues will expand 17.5% and EPS will expand 22.2%.
The average estimate for revenue is $633.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.22.
Last quarter, Chico's FAS booked revenue of $641.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 16% higher than the prior-year quarter's $551.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.33. GAAP EPS of $0.32 for Q2 were 28% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.25 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 56.4%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.4%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.3%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.59 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.06.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Chico's FAS is outperform, with an average price target of $17.16.
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