Franklin Covey Co. provides training and consulting services in the areas of execution, sales performance, productivity, customer loyalty, leadership, and educational improvement for organizations and individuals worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Franklin Covey's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FC's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: FC exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned 27.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FC exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Franklin Covey's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Franklin Covey undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FC ($36.59) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($69.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.1x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (26.6x).
PE vs Market: FC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (40.1x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FC's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (3.2x).
How is Franklin Covey forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-46.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: FC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-46.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FC's revenue (9.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FC's revenue (9.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if FC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Franklin Covey performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FC has a large one-off loss of $2.4M impacting its May 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: FC became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FC's earnings have declined by 16.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (17.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FC's Return on Equity (17.2%) is considered low.
How is Franklin Covey's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FC's short term assets ($98.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($104.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: FC's short term assets ($98.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($33.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FC's debt to equity ratio (26.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.4% to 26.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (198.3%).
Interest Coverage: FC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.8x coverage).
What is Franklin Covey current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Whitman (67 yo)
Mr. Robert A. Whitman, also known as Bob, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Franklin Covey Co. since June 1999 & January 2000 respectively. He served as President at Franklin Covey Co. u...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD2.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.74M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: FC's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2%.
Franklin Covey Co.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Franklin Covey Co.
- Ticker: FC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$517.998m
- Shares outstanding: 14.16m
- Website: https://www.franklincovey.com
Number of Employees
- Franklin Covey Co.
- 2200 West Parkway Boulevard
- Salt Lake City
- United States
Franklin Covey Co. provides training and consulting services in the areas of execution, sales performance, productivity, customer loyalty, leadership, and educational improvement for organizations and indi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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