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
No risks detected for FC from our risk checks.
Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
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 +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FC's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: FC underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FC underperformed the US Market which returned 20.4% 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?
Simply Wall St News
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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 ($22.73) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($41.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: FC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.3x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (3x).
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 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: FC is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: FC's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FC's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FC's revenue (8% 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 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 50.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (-0.06%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FC has a negative Return on Equity (-15.87%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Franklin Covey's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FC's short term assets ($101.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($102.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: FC's short term assets ($101.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($43.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FC's debt to equity ratio (33.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0% to 33.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (137.8%).
Interest Coverage: FC is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Franklin Covey current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Whitman (66 yo)
Mr. Robert A. Whitman, also known as Bob, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Franklin Covey Co. since June 1999 & January 2000 respectively. He served as President at Franklin Covey Co. u...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD2.93M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.79M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman & CEO||20.83yrs||US$2.93m||4.56% |
|President & COO||1yr||US$1.03m||0.25% |
|CFO & Corporate Secretary||18yrs||US$1.15m||1.65% |
|President of Franklin Covey Education||14.58yrs||US$960.12k||1.48% |
|Executive Vice-President of Operations||1yr||US$826.19k||0.25% |
|Chief Information Officer||5.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Global Director of Corporate Public Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief People Officer||no data||US$678.73k||0.20% |
|President of Enterprise of US & Canada||0.83yr||US$306.51k||no data|
|Managing Director of Australia & New Zealand||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Franklin Covey Japan Co & GM of Franklin Covey Japan Co||12.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FC's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.1 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||20.83yrs||US$2.93m||4.56% |
|Independent Director||23.5yrs||US$180.00k||0.18% |
|Independent Director||8.33yrs||US$185.00k||0.29% |
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||no data||0.022% |
|Lead Independent Director||12.25yrs||US$205.00k||0.52% |
|Independent Director||21.42yrs||US$140.00k||3.11% |
|Director||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||US$170.00k||0.11% |
Experienced Board: FC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.3 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
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$318.798m
- Shares outstanding: 14.03m
- Website: https://www.franklincovey.com
Number of Employees
- Franklin Covey Co.
- 2200 West Parkway Boulevard
- Salt Lake City
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1992|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/25 00:39|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/24 00:00|
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