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

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$0.89 -0.03 (-3.26 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$0.92
Today's Range$0.88 - $0.93
52-Week Range$0.64 - $8.48
Volume482,200 shs
Average Volume1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.19 million
P/E Ratio1.73
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.01
Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques. It offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts 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 December 11, 2018, the company operated approximately 738 boutiques in 47 states and the District of Columbia, as well as serves its customers through francescas.com. Francesca's Holdings Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Apparel & accessory stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FRAN
CUSIP35179310
Phone713-864-1358

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$471.68 million
Cash Flow$1.0854 per share
Book Value$3.16 per share

Profitability

Net Income$15.56 million

Miscellaneous

Employees6,447
Market Cap$32.19 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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, December, 11th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.01. The specialty retailer earned $95.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $95.10 million. Francesca's had a negative return on equity of 2.36% and a negative net margin of 3.56%. The company's revenue was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.01 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, March 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Francesca's.

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

Francesca's updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 11th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $-0.41--0.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $-0.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $427-433 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $434.65 million.Francesca's also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $-0.17--0.14 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FRAN?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Francesca's' shares. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $5.00. On average, they expect Francesca's' share price to reach $3.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 293.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Francesca's.

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

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

Has Francesca's been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FRAN stock has trended neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Francesca's earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Francesca's?

Francesca's saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,308,300 shares, a drop of 15.9% from the December 31st total of 11,070,181 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,517,385 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 26.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Francesca's' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Francesca's' key competitors?

Who are Francesca's' key executives?

Francesca's' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Kelly M. Dilts, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael D. Prendergast, Interim Chief Exec. Officer (Age 46)
  • Marc Schuback, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 57)
  • 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.42%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.25%), Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. (5.72%), D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (2.55%), Two Sigma Investments LP (1.91%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.33%). 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 institutional investors are selling Francesca's stock?

FRAN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Towle & Co., Robotti Robert, Mutual Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for Francesca's.

Which institutional investors are buying Francesca's stock?

FRAN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Bank of America Corp DE and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $0.89.

How big of a company is Francesca's?

Francesca's has a market capitalization of $32.19 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:  463 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  511 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  974
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 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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