Equities research analysts expect Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.35 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Franklin Covey’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.33 and the highest is $0.38. Franklin Covey posted earnings of $0.34 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.9%. The company is expected to report its next earnings report on Thursday, November 8th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Franklin Covey will report full year earnings of ($0.20) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.22) to ($0.17). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $0.16 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.11 to $0.20. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Franklin Covey.

Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, June 27th. The business services provider reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $0.05. Franklin Covey had a negative return on equity of 4.99% and a negative net margin of 1.47%. The business had revenue of $50.46 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $49.78 million.

FC has been the topic of several analyst reports. Barrington Research reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of Franklin Covey in a report on Thursday, June 28th. B. Riley dropped their target price on Franklin Covey from $31.00 to $30.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, September 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.00.

Franklin Covey stock traded up $0.25 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $23.70. The company had a trading volume of 53,510 shares, compared to its average volume of 22,377. The company has a current ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. Franklin Covey has a 12 month low of $18.00 and a 12 month high of $31.20. The company has a market capitalization of $326.14 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -62.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 9.02 and a beta of 1.08.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of FC. Rhumbline Advisers purchased a new position in shares of Franklin Covey in the first quarter worth $250,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Franklin Covey by 33.5% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 56,542 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,521,000 after purchasing an additional 14,173 shares during the last quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Franklin Covey in the first quarter worth $132,000. A.R.T. Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Franklin Covey in the first quarter worth $347,000. Finally, Summit Trail Advisors LLC increased its position in Franklin Covey by 2,018.9% during the first quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 172,602 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $173,000 after acquiring an additional 164,456 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 46.69% of the company’s stock.

Franklin Covey Company Profile

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 worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Direct Offices, Strategic Markets, Education Practice, and International Licensees.

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