Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) major shareholder Cross River Capital Management bought 29,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 12th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $4.23 per share, for a total transaction of $122,670.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Cross River Capital Management also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, July 16th, Cross River Capital Management bought 95,284 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $4.03 per share, for a total transaction of $383,994.52.
  • On Tuesday, June 18th, Cross River Capital Management bought 5,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.42 per share, for a total transaction of $2,100.00.
  • On Wednesday, June 12th, Cross River Capital Management bought 15,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.49 per share, for a total transaction of $7,350.00.
  • On Monday, June 10th, Cross River Capital Management bought 15,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.50 per share, for a total transaction of $7,500.00.
  • On Wednesday, June 5th, Cross River Capital Management bought 5,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.50 per share, for a total transaction of $2,500.00.
  • On Monday, June 3rd, Cross River Capital Management bought 15,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.49 per share, for a total transaction of $7,350.00.
  • On Wednesday, May 29th, Cross River Capital Management bought 20,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.50 per share, for a total transaction of $10,000.00.
  • On Friday, May 24th, Cross River Capital Management bought 25,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.52 per share, for a total transaction of $13,000.00.
  • On Wednesday, May 22nd, Cross River Capital Management bought 175,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.54 per share, for a total transaction of $94,500.00.
  • On Monday, May 20th, Cross River Capital Management bought 78,000 shares of Francesca’s stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.56 per share, for a total transaction of $43,680.00.

Shares of NASDAQ FRAN traded down $0.56 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $3.39. 355,985 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 99,888. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $1.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.69, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.43. Francesca’s Holdings Corp has a twelve month low of $3.27 and a twelve month high of $99.24.

Francesca’s (NASDAQ:FRAN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 3rd. The specialty retailer reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.20) by $1.08. Francesca’s had a negative net margin of 11.38% and a negative return on equity of 14.30%. The business had revenue of $119.31 million during the quarter.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Two Sigma Securities LLC acquired a new stake in Francesca’s in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management increased its holdings in Francesca’s by 700.7% in the 1st quarter. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management now owns 39,557 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $27,000 after purchasing an additional 34,617 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. increased its holdings in Francesca’s by 14,059.6% in the 4th quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 33,275 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $32,000 after purchasing an additional 33,040 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its holdings in Francesca’s by 16.5% in the 4th quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 98,116 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $95,000 after purchasing an additional 13,864 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in Francesca’s by 73.1% in the 4th quarter. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC now owns 121,646 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $118,000 after purchasing an additional 51,361 shares during the last quarter.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Zumiez from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 13th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Francesca’s has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.00.

About Francesca’s

Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of boutiques. The company offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts for women between the ages of 18 and 35. Its apparel products include dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates; and jewelry comprise necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings.

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