Francesca’s Holdings Corp (FRAN) Analysts See $0.03 EPS

November 15, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 Francesca's Holdings Corp (FRAN) Analysts See $0.03 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.18, from 1.12 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 25 investors sold Francesca’s Holdings Corp shares while 45 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 36.97 million shares or 0.29% more from 36.87 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability Company owns 20,513 shares. Panagora Asset accumulated 238,352 shares. Ameriprise reported 0% in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). Moreover, Spark Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 0.73% invested in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) for 1.08 million shares. Wedge Cap Mngmt L Limited Partnership Nc stated it has 22,142 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Primecap Mgmt Ca invested in 0% or 125,300 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md reported 0% of its portfolio in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca holds 0.02% or 80,345 shares in its portfolio. Ironwood Investment Ltd Liability Company stated it has 15,638 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Aqr Capital Management Limited Liability stated it has 411,655 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sib Limited Com has invested 0.69% in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). Independent Portfolio Consultants stated it has 0% in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 0% or 300,769 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested 0% in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). Pub Sector Pension Investment Board reported 19,429 shares.

Wall Street await Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) to release earnings on December, 5. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.03, down exactly $0.23 or 88.46 % from 2014’s $0.26 EPS. The expected FRAN’s profit could reach $1.10 million giving the stock 56.83 P/E in the case that $0.03 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.20 EPS for the previous quarter, Francesca’s Holdings Corp’s analysts now forecast -85.00 % negative EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.59% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $6.82. About 611,546 shares traded. Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) has risen 27.86% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.16% the S&P500.

Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Francesca’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRAN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Francesca’s Holdings had 40 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, May 17 by Cowen & Co. Wedbush downgraded Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) on Tuesday, May 17 to “Neutral” rating. SunTrust maintained Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) on Thursday, September 28 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies downgraded the shares of FRAN in report on Tuesday, May 17 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Thursday, March 24. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to “Underperform” on Tuesday, November 15. On Wednesday, September 21 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. As per Friday, June 10, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Macquarie Research. Wolfe Research initiated the shares of FRAN in report on Tuesday, August 18 with “Peer Perform” rating.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation is a holding company. The company has market cap of $250.53 million. The Firm is a specialty retailer, which operates a chain of boutiques across the United States. It has a 7.07 P/E ratio. The Firm offers a mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts.

More notable recent Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Paradigm Capital Management Inc Buys Ichor Holdings, FormFactor Inc …” on November 06, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Paradigm Capital Management Inc Buys Ichor Holdings, FormFactor Inc …” published on November 07, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: “Francesca’s names new C-level exec from JC Penney amid strategy changes” on November 14, 2017. More interesting news about Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Francesca’s Is Riding Out A Perfect Storm” published on November 05, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “francesca’s® Announces Appointment of Ivy R. Spargo as Senior Vice President …” with publication date: November 13, 2017.

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