Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The business services provider reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.08, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Franklin Covey had a negative net margin of 4.75% and a positive return on equity of 2.73%.
Franklin Covey stock traded up $0.35 during trading on Friday, reaching $25.07. The company had a trading volume of 99,532 shares, compared to its average volume of 78,146. Franklin Covey has a 12-month low of $12.61 and a 12-month high of $35.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a current ratio of 0.99. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $22.70 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $20.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $351.61 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -37.87, a PEG ratio of 50.16 and a beta of 1.62.
In other Franklin Covey news, Director Esther Kay Stepp sold 4,075 shares of Franklin Covey stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.61, for a total value of $92,135.75. Following the transaction, the director now owns 20,615 shares in the company, valued at approximately $466,105.15. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 33.20% of the company’s stock.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on FC shares. William Blair reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a report on Friday, November 6th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Franklin Covey from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 31st. ValuEngine raised shares of Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 10th. Barrington Research upped their price target on Franklin Covey from $25.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Roth Capital raised their price objective on shares of Franklin Covey from $25.00 to $30.00 in a research note on Monday, November 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $28.00.
About Franklin Covey
Franklin Covey Co provides training and consulting services in the areas of execution, sales performance, productivity, customer loyalty, leadership, and educational improvement for organizations and individuals worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Direct Offices, International Licensees, and Education Practice.
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