Francesca's Holdings Corp Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NASDAQ:FRAN)
Shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the sixteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, American Banking & Market News reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $23.06.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on FRAN shares. Analysts at Mizuho cut their price target on shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp from $18.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at KeyCorp cut their price target on shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp from $24.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 27th. Finally, analysts at Wedbush cut their price target on shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp from $25.00 to $24.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 27th.
Shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) traded up 1.33% on Wednesday, hitting $15.3005. The stock had a trading volume of 242,909 shares. Francesca's Holdings Corp has a 52 week low of $14.80 and a 52 week high of $30.59. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $16.17 and a 200-day moving average of $18.2. The company has a market cap of $645.1 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.80.
Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 26th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $92.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $94.33 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. Francesca's Holdings Corp’s revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Francesca's Holdings Corp will post $1.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) is a holding company.
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