Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of boutiques. More Details
Overvalued with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Francesca's Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FRAN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: FRAN underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 22.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FRAN underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Francesca's Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 months ago | Simply Wall StAuditors Have Doubts About Francesca's Holdings (NASDAQ:FRAN)
6 months ago | Simply Wall StAre Insiders Buying Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) Stock?
7 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Shareholder Owns Most Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) Stock?
Is Francesca's Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate FRAN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate FRAN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FRAN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Specialty Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: FRAN 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 FRAN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FRAN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (2x).
How is Francesca's Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Retail industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Francesca's Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Francesca's Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FRAN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FRAN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FRAN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 62.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FRAN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FRAN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (2.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FRAN has a negative Return on Equity (-342.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Francesca's Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FRAN's short term assets ($68.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($107.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: FRAN's short term assets ($68.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($186.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FRAN's debt to equity ratio (84.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if FRAN's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FRAN's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if FRAN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Francesca's Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FRAN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FRAN'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 FRAN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FRAN'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 FRAN'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
Andrew Clarke (47 yo)
Mr. Andrew Clarke has been Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation since March 9, 2020. Mr. Clarke brings specialty retail experience to francesca’s, including f ...
|Executive VP & CFO||1.25yrs||US$839.40k||0.0073% |
|President||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Head of Boutiques & Senior VP||6.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Merchandising Officer||2.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FRAN's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|President||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$137.21k||0.83% |
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$141.87k||0.66% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||0.92yr||US$144.44k||0.95% |
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$137.91k||0.83% |
|Independent Director||7.5yrs||US$133.61k||0.65% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$136.83k||0.63% |
|Independent Director||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: FRAN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 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.
Francesca's Holdings Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Francesca's Holdings Corporation
- Ticker: FRAN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$9.826m
- Shares outstanding: 3.03m
- Website: https://www.francescas.com
Number of Employees
- Francesca's Holdings Corporation
- 8760 Clay Road
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FRAN||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jul 2011|
|6FCN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2011|
Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of boutiques. The company offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts for women between the ages of 18 and 35. Its a ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/24 00:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/23 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.