Chico's FAS Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (CHS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Chico's FAS (NYSE: CHS) is tomorrow, November 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $18.40 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for Chico's FAS has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chico's FAS has a market cap of $3.04 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 65.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Chico's FAS, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing items in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Chico's FAS as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Chico's FAS Ratings Report.

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