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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Franchise Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.12 (-2.37%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
320,976 shs
Average Volume
173,919 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.86 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Franchise Group

Franchise Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of tax return preparation and related services and products. It operates through the following segments: Vitamin Shoppe, American Freight, Liberty Tax and Buddy's. The Vitamin Shoppe segment is an omni-channel specialty retailer of vitamins, herbs, specialty supplements, sports nutrition and other health and wellness products. The American Freight segment is a retail chain offering in-store and online access to furniture, mattresses, new and out-of-box home appliances and home accessories at discount prices. The Liberty Tax segment provides income tax services. The Buddy's segment is a specialty retailer of high quality, name-brand consumer electronics, residential furniture, appliances and household accessories through rent-to-own agreements. The firm offers personal and business tax preparation services, facilitates refund-based tax settlement financial products, and online tax preparation services. The company was founded by Danny Hewitt and John T. Hewitt on September 1, 1997 and is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Patent owners & lessors
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.15 billion
Cash Flow
$3.50 per share
Book Value
$9.61 per share


Net Income
$25.06 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.86 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 1/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

3.74 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

1st out of 184 stocks

Patent Owners & Lessors Industry

1st out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 4.4 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Franchise Group (NASDAQ:FRG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Franchise Group a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Franchise Group in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Franchise Group stock.
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How has Franchise Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Franchise Group's stock was trading at $18.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FRG shares have increased by 144.1% and is now trading at $46.14.
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Are investors shorting Franchise Group?

Franchise Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 932,300 shares, an increase of 21.3% from the November 30th total of 768,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 204,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.6 days. Approximately 3.4% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Franchise Group's next earnings date?

Franchise Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 9th 2022.
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How were Franchise Group's earnings last quarter?

Franchise Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The company reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.17. The firm earned $828.83 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $799.24 million. Franchise Group had a net margin of 7.56% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.25%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.22) EPS.
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How often does Franchise Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Franchise Group?

Franchise Group declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.625 per share on Saturday, January 15th. This represents a $2.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 30th. This is a boost from Franchise Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38.
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Is Franchise Group a good dividend stock?

Franchise Group pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.29%. FRG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Franchise Group has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Franchise Group is 49.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Franchise Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.00% next year. This indicates that Franchise Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Franchise Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Franchise Group issued an update on its FY22 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.67. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.45 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.19 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FRG?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Franchise Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Franchise Group's share price to reach $58.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Franchise Group's key executives?

Franchise Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Brian Randall Kahn, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Eric F. Seeton, Chief Financial Officer
  • Scott Terrell, Chief Information Officer
  • Andrew F. Kaminsky, Chief Administrative Officer & Executive VP
  • K. Todd Evans, Chief Franchising Officer

What is Franchise Group's stock symbol?

Franchise Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FRG."

Who are Franchise Group's major shareholders?

Franchise Group's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.28%). Company insiders that own Franchise Group stock include Andrew M Laurence, B Riley Financial, Inc, Brc Partners Opportunity Fund,, Brian Randall Kahn, Martin Lamb, Patrick A Cozza and Vintage Capital Management Llc.
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Which major investors are selling Franchise Group stock?

FRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd..
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How do I buy shares of Franchise Group?

Shares of FRG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Franchise Group's stock price today?

One share of FRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.14.

How much money does Franchise Group make?

Franchise Group has a market capitalization of $1.86 billion and generates $2.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $25.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.02 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Franchise Group have?

Franchise Group employs 8,083 workers across the globe.

What is Franchise Group's official website?

The official website for Franchise Group is www.franchisegrp.com.

Where are Franchise Group's headquarters?

Franchise Group is headquartered at 2387 LIBERTY WAY, VIRGINIA BEACH VA, 23456.

How can I contact Franchise Group?

Franchise Group's mailing address is 2387 LIBERTY WAY, VIRGINIA BEACH VA, 23456. The company can be reached via phone at (757) 493-8855, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 800-880-6432.

This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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