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Technical Briefing on Apparel Stores Stocks -- Chico's FAS, Aeropostale, L. Brands, ANN INC., and Nordstrom

NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Equity Research Institute has initiated coverage on the following equities: Chico's FAS Inc. (NYSE: CHS), Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE: ARO), L. Brands Inc. (NYSE: LB), ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), and Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN). Free research report on Chico's FAS can be accessed at On Monday, July 20, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 5,218.86, up 0.17%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.08%, to finish the day at 18,100.41, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,128.28, up 0.08%. The losses were broad based as five out of nine sectors ended the session in negative. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.  

On Monday, shares in Chico's FAS Inc. ended the session 0.76% lower at $15.64. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.46 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.33 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 41.16. Chico's FAS Inc.'s shares have lost 7.13% in the last one month, 7.84% in the previous three months and 2.64% on YTD basis. The stock is trading 6.15% below its 50-day moving average and 4.79% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Chico's FAS Inc. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 27.63. Sign up and read the free notes on CHS at:

On Monday, Aeropostale Inc.'s stock declined 2.52%, to close the day at $1.55. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.81 million shares, above its three months average volume of 2.23 million shares. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Aeropostale Inc.'s shares have plummeted 20.51% and 53.87%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has lost 33.19% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading 24.61% below their 50-day moving average and 44.98% below their 200-day moving average. Additionally, Aeropostale Inc. has an RSI of 33.45. The complimentary notes on ARO can be downloaded in PDF format at:

On Monday, shares in L. Brands Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.17 million shares, lower than their three months average volume of 1.64 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.52% higher at $83.61. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.94. L. Brands Inc.'s stock has lost 2.87% in the last one month, 7.46% in the previous three months and 0.15% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 0.41%. Furthermore, shares of L. Brands Inc. have an RSI of 40.69. Register for free on Equity Research Institute and access the latest research on LB at:

ANN INC.'s stock edged 0.06% lower, to close Monday's session at $46.28. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.90 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.31 million shares. Over the previous three months and since the beginning of 2015, ANN INC.'s shares have gained 20.15% and 26.86%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 4.12% in the last one month. The company's shares are trading 16.69% above their 200-day moving average. Furthermore, ANN INC.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 27.88 and has an RSI of 26.79. The complete research on ANN is available for free at:

Nordstrom Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.31% higher at $78.90. A total of 0.73 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Nordstrom Inc.'s shares have gained 4.43% and 3.38%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has advanced 0.34% since the beginning of 2015. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.91% and 4.27%, respectively. Nordstrom Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 21.62 and has an RSI of 63.62. Free in-depth research on JWN is available at:


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