Brokerages expect Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) to announce $0.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have provided estimates for Franklin Covey’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.33 to $0.38. Franklin Covey posted earnings of $0.34 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.9%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 8th.

On average, analysts expect that Franklin Covey will report full-year earnings of ($0.20) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.22) to ($0.17). For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $0.16 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.11 to $0.20. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover Franklin Covey.

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

Separately, Barrington Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Franklin Covey in a report on Thursday, June 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $30.00.

NYSE FC traded up $0.25 on Friday, hitting $25.50. The stock had a trading volume of 17,255 shares, compared to its average volume of 50,408. Franklin Covey has a one year low of $17.50 and a one year high of $31.20. The company has a current ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The stock has a market cap of $361.60 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -67.11 and a beta of 1.09.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings 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 valued at $1,521,000 after acquiring an additional 14,173 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC bought a new stake in Franklin Covey during the fourth quarter worth approximately $231,000. Rhumbline Advisers bought a new stake in Franklin Covey during the first quarter worth approximately $250,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in Franklin Covey by 34.3% during the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 14,793 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $307,000 after buying an additional 3,782 shares in the last quarter. Finally, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Franklin Covey during the first quarter worth approximately $132,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 47.09% 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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