Chico's FAS, Inc. ( CHS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.055 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CHS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.76% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHS was $17.92, representing a -9.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.76 and a 32.54% increase over the 52 week low of $13.52.
CHS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). CHS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.08. Zacks Investment Research reports CHS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.35%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CHS Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CHS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CHS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
- iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund ( JKJ )
- Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF ( RFG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RFG with an increase of 12.47% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting of CHS at 2.7%.
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