Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS) Plunges 7.15% on October 12 –

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Chico’s FAS Inc. (CHS) had a rough trading day for Thursday October 12 as shares tumbled 7.15%, or a loss of $-0.57 per share, to close at $7.40. After opening the day at $7.89, shares of Chico’s FAS Inc. traded as high as $7.89 and as low as $7.39. Volume was 3.92 million shares over 16,799 trades, against an average daily volume of 3.08 million shares and a total float of 128.31 million.

As a result of the decline, Chico’s FAS Inc. now has a market cap of $949.52 million.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 11.8.

In the last year, shares of Chico’s FAS Inc. have traded between a range of $16.85 and $6.96, and its 50-day SMA is currently $8.30 and 200-day SMA is $11.09.

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Chico’s FAS Inc is an apparel retailer of women’s private branded clothing and accessories through products through retail stores, catalog and via Internet. The brands include Chico’s, White House/Black Market, Soma Intimates, and Boston Proper.

Chico’s FAS Inc. is based out of Fort Myers, FL and has some 21,000 employees. Its CEO is Shelley G. Broader.

Chico’s FAS Inc. is a component of the Russell 2000. The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It’s maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell’s indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It’s a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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