Equities research analysts expect Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) to post $121.26 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have provided estimates for Francesca’s Holdings Corporation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $120.50 million to $122.20 million. Francesca’s Holdings Corporation reported sales of $115.26 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 5.2%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, September 6th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Francesca’s Holdings Corporation will report full-year sales of $121.26 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $520.00 million to $533.20 million. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report sales of $567.62 million per share, with estimates ranging from $558.10 million to $575.20 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Francesca’s Holdings Corporation.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June 6th. The specialty retailer reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $107.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.15 million. Francesca’s Holdings Corporation had a net margin of 8.03% and a return on equity of 36.12%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on FRAN shares. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation in a report on Friday, July 14th. BidaskClub upgraded Francesca’s Holdings Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. ValuEngine upgraded Francesca’s Holdings Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Francesca’s Holdings Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 7th. Finally, FBR & Co upgraded Francesca’s Holdings Corporation from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $14.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.38.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) opened at 9.20 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $341.53 million, a PE ratio of 8.85 and a beta of 0.17. Francesca’s Holdings Corporation has a 12 month low of $8.68 and a 12 month high of $22.39. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $10.35 and its 200-day moving average is $14.36.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in FRAN. Mason Street Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation by 6.6% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 8,835 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 549 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its stake in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation by 57.3% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 13,670 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 4,980 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation during the second quarter valued at $151,000. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation during the first quarter valued at $161,000. Finally, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC acquired a new stake in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation during the second quarter valued at $171,000.

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Francesca’s Holdings Corporation Company Profile

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation is a holding company. The Company is a specialty retailer, which operates a chain of boutiques across the United States. The Company offers a mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 671 boutiques in 48 states and the District of Columbia, and also served its customers through www.francescas.com, its e-commerce Website.

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