Stock Worth Mentioning: Francesca’s Holdings Corp Declines A lot Today, Is Now One of The Worst Performer

Stock Worth Mentioning: Francesca's Holdings Corp Declines A lot Today, Is Now One of The Worst Performer

The stock of Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 3.79% or $0.66 during the last trading session, hitting $16.77. About 691,655 shares traded hands or 10.72% up from the average. Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) has declined 5.78% since April 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.71% the S&P500.
The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $646.67M company. It was reported on Nov, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $15.76 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:FRAN worth $38.80 million less.

Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) Ratings Coverage

Out of 14 analysts covering Francesca’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRAN), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 29% are positive. Francesca’s Holdings has been the topic of 32 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. Mizuho maintained Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) rating on Wednesday, September 7. Mizuho has “Neutral” rating and $15 price target. On Saturday, September 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Outperform”. FBR Capital maintained Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) on Thursday, September 8 with “Mkt Perform” rating. As per Thursday, March 24, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs maintained Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) on Tuesday, March 29 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Peer Perform” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Wolfe Research. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Zacks on Monday, September 7. FBR Capital maintained the shares of FRAN in a report on Friday, June 10 with “Mkt Perform” rating.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Francesca’s Holdings Corporation is a specialty retailer of women’s apparel products. The Company operates a chain of retail boutiques in the United States. It offers apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts to female customers. The company also sells its products through e-commerce Website, francescascollections.com. Francesca’s Holdings Corporation is headquartered in Houston, Texas.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2016 Q2. Its down 1.04, from 1.83 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 55 funds sold all Francesca’s Holdings Corp shares owned while 47 reduced positions. 28 funds bought stakes while 53 increased positions. They now own 35.63 million shares or 12.06% less from 40.51 million shares in 2016Q1.
Parametric Associates Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 114,613 shares. Point72 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership owns 536,900 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Jennison Assoc Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in the company for 52,279 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 0% invested in the company for 10,658 shares. Hbk Invests Lp reported 94,111 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 0% or 627,464 shares in its portfolio. Tower Rech Capital Ltd Com (Trc) has 0.01% invested in the company for 8,307 shares. Lucus Advsrs Llc owns 30,943 shares or 0.28% of their US portfolio. Paradigm Management has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). Los Angeles Management & Equity last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. The Arizona-based Arizona State Retirement has invested 0% in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). Mckinley Mngmt Lc Delaware holds 250 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% or 84,618 shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Glob X Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN). Princeton Alpha Management L P has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN).

Insider Transactions: Since June 10, 2016, the stock had 2 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $288,019 net activity. The insider HUMMEL LAURIE bought 7,000 shares worth $76,819. KUNES RICHARD W also bought $211,200 worth of Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) on Friday, June 10.

More important recent Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Francesca’s Holdings Corp. Stock Plummeted Today” on May 17, 2016, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Francesca’s Holdings: Stop The Music And Find A Seat”, Equitiesfocus.com published: “Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) Quarterly EPS From Continuing …” on November 14, 2016. More interesting news about Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Francesca’s Holdings: CEO Resignation Sheds Light On Company’s Failings” with publication date: May 31, 2016.

FRAN Company Profile

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (francesca’s), incorporated on April 13, 2007, is a holding company, which conducts its business through its subsidiaries. The Firm is a specialty retailer, which operates a nationwide-chain of boutiques. The Firm is engaged in the operation of boutiques and its direct-to-consumer Website segment. The merchandise assortment is a mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts. The Company’s apparel category includes dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates. The Company’s jewelry category includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings. The Company’s accessories category includes handbags, clutches, wallets, shoes, belts, hats, scarves, sunglasses, watches and hair accessories. The Company’s gifts category includes fragrance, candles, bath and body, home accessories, books, wall art, nail polish and miscellaneous items.

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