Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS

Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The business services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.04, Yahoo Finance reports. Franklin Covey had a negative return on equity of 6.68% and a negative net margin of 2.28%. The firm had revenue of $65.17 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.99 million.

FC stock traded up $1.80 on Friday, reaching $39.68. The company had a trading volume of 127,379 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,193. Franklin Covey has a 1 year low of $20.52 and a 1 year high of $41.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 0.92 and a current ratio of 0.96. The company’s fifty day moving average is $36.22 and its 200 day moving average is $34.12. 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.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on FC. Barrington Research upped their target price on Franklin Covey from $40.00 to $45.00 in a research note on Friday. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a research note on Monday, November 4th. William Blair reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a research note on Tuesday, October 15th. ValuEngine lowered Franklin Covey from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 29th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.38.

About Franklin Covey

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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