Which insiders are trading Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS)?

Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) is now up 54.6% compared to a 12-month low of $6.96. We have seen the price to move 3.36% higher and get settled at $10.76 on 05/16/2018. At recent session, it appeared stuck in a range of $10.486 to $10.9. This company shares are 1.77% off its target price of $10.95 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.35B. The recent change has given its price a 13.04% lead over SMA 50 and -15.81% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 4.16% gains, 8.47% gains and 44.04% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found CHS’s volatility during a week at 4.07% and during a month it has been found around 4.34%.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.34 billion or 0% in CHS stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $168.42 million in Chico’s FAS, Inc., which represents roughly 12.48% of the company’s market cap and approximately 12.53% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Wellington Management Group Llp, which owns 14,794,237 shares of the stock are valued at $154.01 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $129 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 9.56% of its market capitalization.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of 03/31/2018 reporting period, 130 institutional holders increased their position in Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) by some 22,774,257 shares, 103 decreased positions by 20,699,175 and 44 held positions by 85,663,635. That puts total institutional holdings at 129,137,067 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 44 new institutional investments totaling 6,209,372 shares while 21 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,868,935 shares.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Chico’s FAS, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Roeder Ross E has sold 10,000 shares of Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS) in trading session dated Jun. 12, 2017. These shares are worth $97,500 and were traded at $9.75 each. The SEC filing shows that Roeder Ross E performed a sale of 5,000 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jun. 01, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $9.5 per share worth to an income of some $47,500 on account of Roeder Ross E.

Brand President WH|BM, Noce Colaco Donna, sold 51,235 common shares of Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS) in the open market. In a transaction dated Mar. 29, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $14.3, raking in a sum of $732,661. After this sale, 317,938 common shares of CHS are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $3,421,013.

In the transaction dated Mar. 13, 2017, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the SVP – Supply Chain & Operation; Lund John R added a total of 2,000 shares at an average price of $13.78, amounting to approximately $27,560. The insider now directly owns 30,190 shares worth $324,844.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 7 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.64 average brokerage recommendation.