$0.05 EPS Expected for Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN)

August 13, 2018 - By Vernon Rice

Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.85 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.15, from 0.7 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 26 investors sold Francesca's Holdings Corporation shares while 47 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 32.50 million shares or 8.00% less from 35.33 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 16,000 shares. Panagora Asset Management has 13,439 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 0% of its portfolio in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). California-based Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc has invested 0% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Stone Ridge Asset Ltd Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) for 70,285 shares. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership accumulated 96,036 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 182,000 shares stake. Tiaa Cref Management Ltd Llc reported 90,823 shares. State Street stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Glob X Mgmt Co Ltd Liability Corporation reported 7,257 shares. Geode Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has 303,377 shares. Arrowstreet Partnership has 1.01 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Royal Bank Of Canada owns 3 shares. Us Financial Bank De stated it has 45 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pacific Ridge Cap Prns Limited Liability Company invested in 0.08% or 58,840 shares.

Since June 7, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $63,684 activity.

Analysts expect Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) to report $0.05 EPS on September, 5.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 75.00 % from last quarter’s $0.2 EPS. FRAN’s profit would be $1.80 million giving it 37.85 P/E if the $0.05 EPS is correct. After having $-0.11 EPS previously, Francesca's Holdings Corporation’s analysts see -145.45 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $7.57. About 498,853 shares traded. Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) has declined 55.97% since August 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 68.54% the S&P500.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Francesca’s (NASDAQ:FRAN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Francesca’s had 2 analyst reports since March 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, March 27. As per Monday, June 18, the company rating was upgraded by FBR Capital.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques. The company has market cap of $273.03 million. It offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts primarily for women between the ages of 18 and 35. It has a 36.93 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.

Another recent and important Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Francesca’s Turnaround Is Real” on July 25, 2018.

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