Press coverage about Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) has trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Covey earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 47.2421222614255 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

FC has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Franklin Covey in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $22.00.

Shares of Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) opened at $19.90 on Wednesday. Franklin Covey has a 52-week low of $15.20 and a 52-week high of $22.30. The company has a current ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.

Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The business services provider reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.06). The business had revenue of $59.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.60 million. Franklin Covey had a negative net margin of 3.87% and a negative return on equity of 5.50%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.55 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Franklin Covey will post -0.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Joel Clinton Peterson sold 1,792 shares of Franklin Covey stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.33, for a total transaction of $36,431.36. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 225,280 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,579,942.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 5,377 shares of company stock valued at $104,045. 33.50% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About Franklin Covey

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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