NASDAQ:FRAN - Francesca's Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.05 -0.20 (-4.71 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.25
Today's Range$3.99 - $4.36
52-Week Range$3.53 - $8.48
Volume1.94 million shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$147.07 million
P/E Ratio7.91
Dividend YieldN/A
FrancescaFrancesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques. It offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts primarily for women between the ages of 18 and 35. The company's apparel products comprise dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates; and jewelry includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings. Its accessories consist of handbags, clutches, wallets, shoes, belts, hats, scarves, sunglasses, watches, and hair accessories; and gifts include fragrances, candles, bath and body products, home accessories, books, wall art, nail polish, and miscellaneous items. As of June 5, 2018, the company operated 744 boutiques in 47 states and the District of Columbia. The company also sells products through its Website at Francesca's Holdings Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Apparel & accessory stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.07
Quick Ratio1.30


Trailing P/E Ratio7.91
Forward P/E Ratio27.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$471.68 million
Price / Sales0.31
Cash Flow$1.1126 per share
Price / Cash3.64
Book Value$3.16 per share
Price / Book1.28


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.52
Net Income$15.56 million
Net Margins0.12%
Return on Equity3.35%
Return on Assets1.99%


Outstanding Shares36,220,000
Market Cap$147.07 million

Francesca's (NASDAQ:FRAN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Francesca's' stock symbol?

Francesca's trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FRAN."

How were Francesca's' earnings last quarter?

Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September, 11th. The specialty retailer reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The specialty retailer had revenue of $113 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.77 million. Francesca's had a return on equity of 3.35% and a net margin of 0.12%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.20 EPS. View Francesca's' Earnings History.

When is Francesca's' next earnings date?

Francesca's is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December, 4th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Francesca's.

What guidance has Francesca's issued on next quarter's earnings?

Francesca's updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.15-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $453-463 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $482.70 million.Francesca's also updated its Q3 guidance to ($0.03) - $0.02 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FRAN?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Francesca's' stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect Francesca's' stock price to reach $5.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Francesca's.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Francesca's?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Francesca's in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Francesca's.

Who are some of Francesca's' key competitors?

Who are Francesca's' key executives?

Francesca's' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven Paul Lawrence, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Ms. Kelly M. Dilts, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Marc Schuback, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. R. David Minnix Jr., Head of Boutiques & Sr. VP
  • Ms. Ivy R. Spargo, Sr. VP & Chief Merchandising Officer

Has Francesca's been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FRAN stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Francesca's earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Francesca's.

Who are Francesca's' major shareholders?

Francesca's' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Towle & Co. (14.02%), BlackRock Inc. (13.09%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.06%), Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (5.18%), Royce & Associates LP (3.60%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.76%). Company insiders that own Francesca's stock include Kelly Dilts, Khalid Mir Malik, Richard J Emmett and Steven Paul Lawrence. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Francesca's.

Which institutional investors are selling Francesca's stock?

FRAN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Globeflex Capital L P, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Laurion Capital Management LP, Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc. and OppenheimerFunds Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Francesca's.

Which institutional investors are buying Francesca's stock?

FRAN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Towle & Co., Royce & Associates LP, Columbus Circle Investors, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., FMR LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and Millennium Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Francesca's stock in the last two years include Kelly Dilts, Richard J Emmett and Steven Paul Lawrence. View Insider Buying and Selling for Francesca's.

How do I buy shares of Francesca's?

Shares of FRAN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Francesca's' stock price today?

One share of FRAN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.05.

How big of a company is Francesca's?

Francesca's has a market capitalization of $147.07 million and generates $471.68 million in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $15.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 on an earnings per share basis. Francesca's employs 6,447 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Francesca's?

Francesca's' mailing address is 8760 CLAY ROAD, Houston TX, 77080. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 713-864-1358.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Francesca's (NASDAQ FRAN)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  432 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  459 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  891
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Francesca's and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FRAN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FRAN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/18/2018 by Staff

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