Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The business services provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.04, Yahoo Finance reports. Franklin Covey had a negative net margin of 2.28% and a negative return on equity of 6.68%. The business had revenue of $65.17 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.99 million.
Shares of Franklin Covey stock traded up $1.80 on Friday, reaching $39.68. The stock had a trading volume of 127,379 shares, compared to its average volume of 34,193. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $36.22 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.12. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. Franklin Covey has a 1 year low of $20.52 and a 1 year high of $41.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $538.15 million, a P/E ratio of -76.31, a P/E/G ratio of 5.45 and a beta of 0.87.
Several research firms have recently commented on FC. William Blair restated a “market perform” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a report on Tuesday, October 15th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Franklin Covey from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Franklin Covey in a report on Monday, November 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 29th. Finally, Barrington Research boosted their price target on shares of Franklin Covey from $40.00 to $45.00 in a report on Friday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.38.
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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