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

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$2.40 -0.20 (-7.69 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 12:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$2.60
Today's Range$2.38 - $2.49
52-Week Range$2.40 - $8.48
Volume64,425 shs
Average Volume948,498 shs
Market Capitalization$97.44 million
P/E Ratio4.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.43
Francesca'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 francescas.com. 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FRAN
Previous Symbol
CUSIP35179310
Phone713-864-1358

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio4.63
Forward P/E Ratio16.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$471.68 million
Price / Sales0.18
Cash Flow$0.9959 per share
Price / Cash2.41
Book Value$3.16 per share
Price / Book0.76

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees6,447
Outstanding Shares36,220,000
Market Cap$97.44 million
OptionableOptionable

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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, September, 11th. The specialty retailer reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The specialty retailer earned $113 million during 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 company's revenue for the quarter was down 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.20 earnings per share. 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 earnings per share guidance of $0.15-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Francesca's' shares. Their forecasts range from $3.50 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Francesca's' stock price to reach $5.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 129.2% 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.

Has Francesca's been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about FRAN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Francesca's earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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

Who are Francesca's' major shareholders?

Francesca's' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.61%), Towle & Co. (14.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.02%), Royce & Associates LP (4.81%), AQR Capital Management LLC (3.20%) and Tyvor Capital LLC (1.47%). Company insiders that own Francesca's stock include Kelly Dilts, Khalid Mir Malik, Martyn R Redgrave, Richard J Emmett and Steven Paul Lawrence. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Francesca's.

Which major investors are selling Francesca's stock?

FRAN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Putnam Investments LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc. and Bridgeway Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Francesca's.

Which major investors are buying Francesca's stock?

FRAN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Tyvor Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Signia Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Matarin Capital Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have bought Francesca's stock in the last two years include Kelly Dilts, Martyn R Redgrave, 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 $2.40.

How big of a company is Francesca's?

Francesca's has a market capitalization of $97.44 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.

What is Francesca's' official website?

The official website for Francesca's is http://www.francescas.com.

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:  444 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  479 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  923
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 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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