The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Chico's FAS's revenues will increase 17.1% and EPS will grow 33.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $666.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.20.
Last quarter, Chico's FAS tallied revenue of $636.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $538.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.25. GAAP EPS of $0.25 for Q3 were 56% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.16 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 57.2%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 10.5%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.5%, 160 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 $1.10.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Chico's FAS is hold, with an average price target of $20.07.
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