Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The business services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.04, Yahoo Finance reports. The company had revenue of $65.17 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $67.99 million. Franklin Covey had a negative net margin of 2.28% and a negative return on equity of 6.68%.
Shares of NYSE:FC traded up $1.80 on Friday, reaching $39.68. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 127,379 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,193. Franklin Covey has a 52-week low of $20.52 and a 52-week high of $41.85. The company has a market cap of $538.15 million, a P/E ratio of -76.31, a PEG ratio of 5.45 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $36.22 and a 200 day simple moving average of $34.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a current ratio of 0.96.
Several research firms recently weighed in on FC. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a research note on Monday, November 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. William Blair reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a research note on Tuesday, October 15th. Barrington Research raised their target price on shares of Franklin Covey from $40.00 to $45.00 in a research note on Friday. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Franklin Covey from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Franklin Covey presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.38.
Franklin Covey Company Profile
Franklin Covey Co provides training and consulting services in the areas of leadership, productivity, strategic execution, trust, sales force performance, customer loyalty, and communication effectiveness skills for organizations and individuals worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Direct Offices, Education Practice, and International Licensees.
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