News articles about Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Covey earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.1565381596213 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
FC has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub cut Franklin Covey from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded Franklin Covey from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Franklin Covey in a research report on Sunday, July 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Franklin Covey has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.00.
Franklin Covey (FC) traded up 0.27% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $18.50. The company had a trading volume of 60,430 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $18.29 and its 200 day moving average price is $19.18. Franklin Covey has a 52 week low of $15.20 and a 52 week high of $22.45. The firm’s market capitalization is $256.39 million.
Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) last issued its earnings results on Friday, June 30th. The business services provider reported ($0.23) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by ($0.13). Franklin Covey had a negative net margin of 2.15% and a negative return on equity of 2.02%. The company had revenue of $43.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $44.25 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.07) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that Franklin Covey will post ($0.46) EPS for the current year.
In other Franklin Covey news, Director Joel Clinton Peterson sold 1,793 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.50, for a total value of $33,170.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 228,864 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,233,984. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 5,377 shares of company stock valued at $101,338. 33.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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Franklin Covey Company Profile
Franklin Covey Co is a global company specializing in performance improvement. The Company’s segments are Direct Offices, Strategic Markets, Education practice and International Licensees. The Direct Offices segment consists of its geographic sales offices that serve the United States and Canada, its international sales offices located in Japan, the United Kingdom and Australia, and its public programs group.
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