Head-To-Head Review: PHI Group (PHIL) versus Franklin Covey (FC)

PHI Group (OTCMKTS:PHIL) and Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) are both small-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for PHI Group and Franklin Covey, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PHI Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Franklin Covey 0 0 3 0 3.00

Franklin Covey has a consensus target price of $33.00, suggesting a potential upside of 40.66%. Given Franklin Covey’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Franklin Covey is more favorable than PHI Group.

Risk & Volatility

PHI Group has a beta of 6.24, meaning that its share price is 524% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Franklin Covey has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares PHI Group and Franklin Covey’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PHI Group -120.94% -65.87% -10.06%
Franklin Covey -1.47% -4.99% -2.05%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

46.5% of Franklin Covey shares are held by institutional investors. 32.0% of PHI Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 33.5% of Franklin Covey shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PHI Group and Franklin Covey’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PHI Group $1.67 million 0.43 -$2.02 million N/A N/A
Franklin Covey $185.26 million 1.76 -$7.17 million ($0.52) -45.12

PHI Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Franklin Covey.


Franklin Covey beats PHI Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

PHI Group Company Profile

PHI Group Inc., through its subsidiary, PHI Capital Holdings, Inc., provides merger and acquisition advisory, consulting, project financing, and capital market services to clients in North America and Asia. The company was formerly known as Providential Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to PHI Group, Inc. in April 2009. PHI Group Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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 worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Direct Offices, Strategic Markets, Education Practice, and International Licensees. It also offers a suite of individual-effectiveness and leadership-development training and products. In addition, the company sells books, audio media, and other related products. It delivers its products and services through personnel, client facilitators, international licensees, and the Internet on various Web-based delivery platforms to the governmental agencies, educational institutions, and individual clients. Franklin Covey Co. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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