Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The business services provider reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.08, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Franklin Covey had a positive return on equity of 2.73% and a negative net margin of 4.75%.
Shares of FC traded up $0.33 on Friday, reaching $25.05. 7,433 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 72,599. The firm has a market cap of $351.33 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -37.87, a P/E/G ratio of 50.16 and a beta of 1.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.96. Franklin Covey has a 12 month low of $12.61 and a 12 month high of $35.91. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $22.70 and its 200-day moving average price is $20.18.
FC has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 10th. William Blair reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a report on Friday, November 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 11th. Roth Capital upped their price target on Franklin Covey from $25.00 to $30.00 in a report on Monday, November 9th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Franklin Covey from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $28.00.
In other Franklin Covey news, Director Esther Kay Stepp sold 4,075 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.61, for a total value of $92,135.75. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 20,615 shares in the company, valued at $466,105.15. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 33.20% of the company’s stock.
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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