$0.19 EPS Expected for Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN)

March 18, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 $0.19 EPS Expected for Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 25 investors sold Francesca's Holdings Corporation shares while 43 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 36.67 million shares or 0.81% less from 36.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Principal Grp owns 0% invested in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) for 304,365 shares. Sib Llc stated it has 81,165 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Llc holds 2.15M shares. Wellington Grp Llp has invested 0% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) for 103,942 shares. Nordea Inv Management Ab owns 270,418 shares. The British Columbia – Canada-based Pacad Ltd has invested 0.04% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Comerica Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Limited Liability reported 25,261 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md, Maryland-based fund reported 22,269 shares. Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 335,876 shares. 204,208 were reported by Federated Invsts Pa. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 0% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). 15,200 were reported by Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans holds 0% or 22,560 shares.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $67,202 activity. 10,000 Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) shares with value of $55,602 were bought by Lawrence Steven Paul.

Analysts expect Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) to report $0.19 EPS on March, 27 before the open.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 51.28 % from last quarter’s $0.39 EPS. FRAN’s profit would be $6.87M giving it 6.58 P/E if the $0.19 EPS is correct. After having $0.01 EPS previously, Francesca's Holdings Corporation’s analysts see 1,800.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.79% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $5. About 1.30 million shares traded or 6.08% up from the average. Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) has risen 27.86% since March 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.16% the S&P500.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation (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 42 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Peer Perform” rating by Wolfe Research on Wednesday, May 18. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $14 target in Friday, June 10 report. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Monday, September 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Nomura given on Wednesday, November 16. Wedbush upgraded the shares of FRAN in report on Saturday, September 5 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, March 29. Cowen & Co downgraded Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) on Tuesday, May 17 to “Market Perform” rating. Guggenheim upgraded Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) on Thursday, March 24 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, September 8 by Wedbush. The stock has “Peer Perform” rating by Wolfe Research on Thursday, December 10.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques. The company has market cap of $180.90 million. It offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts primarily for women between the ages of 18 and 35. It has a 6.94 P/E ratio. The company's apparel products comprise dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates; and jewelry includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings.

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