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Last $16.58 USD
Change Today -0.23 / -1.37%
Volume 319.2K
As of 8:10 PM 05/5/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

francescas holdings corp (FRAN) Snapshot

Open
$16.77
Previous Close
$16.81
Day High
$16.98
Day Low
$16.47
52 Week High
04/24/15 - $18.23
52 Week Low
11/4/14 - $11.02
Market Cap
701.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
558.0K
EPS TTM
$0.82
Shares Outstanding
42.3M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
20.3x
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Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques. It offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts primarily for women between the ages of 18 and 35. The company’s apparel products comprise dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates; and jewelry includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings. Its accessories consist of handbags, clutches, wallets, shoes, belts, hats, scarves, sunglasses, watches, and hair accessories; and gifts include fragrances, candles, bath and body, home accessories, books, wall art, nail polish, and miscellaneous items. As of March 25, 2015, the company operated 571 boutiques in 47 states and the District of Columbia. The company also sells its products through its Website at francescas.com. Francesca's Holdings Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

1,144 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/27/15
Founded in 1999

francescas holdings corp (FRAN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $67.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $358.8K
Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.4K
Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.4K
Vice President of Accounting and Controller
Total Annual Compensation: $184.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

francescas holdings corp (FRAN) Key Developments

Francesca's Holdings Corporation Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter of 2015

Francesca's Holdings Corporation reported earnings results for the first quarter of 2015. For the quarter, the company's net income totaled $488 million. Diluted EPS totaled $0.67, excluding merger-related charges, EPS totaled $0.68. Revenue totaled $2.3 billion, up $34 million or 1.5% compared to first quarter of 2014.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter Ending May 2, 2015 and for the Year Ending January 30, 2016; Plans to Open 51 New Boutiques During the First Quarter and 85 Boutiques in Fiscal Year 2015

Francesca's Holdings Corporation announced consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of USD 107,644,000 against USD 92,140,000 a year ago. Income from operations was USD 10,717,000 against USD 17,585,000 a year ago. Income before income tax expense was USD 10,488,000 against USD 17,440,000 a year ago. Net income was USD 5,971,000 against USD 10,612,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per common share were USD 0.14 against USD 0.25 a year ago. The increase in Net Sales were driven by 88 new boutiques opened since the prior year quarter and a 1% increase in comparable sales. Adjusted income from operations was USD 15.4 million, or 14.3% of net sales, compared to USD 18.9 million, or 20.5% of net sales, in the prior year quarter. Adjusted net income was USD 8.8 million, or USD 0.21 adjusted diluted earnings per share compared to USD 11.4 million, or USD 0.27 adjusted diluted earnings per share in the comparable prior year period. The increase in net sales driven by 88 new boutiques opened in fiscal year 2014, continued strong performance of our direct-to-consumer channel, which increased 42% and comparable sales growth of 1%. For the year, the company reported net sales of USD 377,497,000 against USD 340,325,000 a year ago. Income from operations was USD 52,774,000 against USD 74,270,000 a year ago. Income before income tax expense was USD 52,239,000 against USD 73,890,000 a year ago. Net income was USD 32,108,000 against USD 44,839,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per common share were USD 0.76 against USD 1.02 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was USD 54,444,000 against USD 49,278,000 a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was USD 24,255,000 against USD 24,633,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was USD 35.0 million, or USD 0.83 adjusted diluted earnings per share, compared to USD 46.2 million, or USD 1.05 adjusted diluted earnings per share, in fiscal year 2013. The increase in Net Sales were driven by 88 new boutiques opened in fiscal year 2014 and direct-to-consumer sales, which increased 64% versus 2013. This increase was driven primarily by increased visitors. For the first quarter ending May 2, 2015, the company’s net sales are expected to be in the range of USD 93.0 million and USD 96.0 million; which assumes a low single digit decrease in comparable sales compared to the prior year comparable sales decrease of 7%. Diluted earnings per share are expected to be in the range of USD 0.15 to USD 0.18. For the full year ending January 30, 2016, the company’s net sales are expected to be in the range of USD 412.0 million and USD 424.0 million; which assumes a flat to a low single digit decrease in comparable sales compared to a prior year comparable sales decrease of 5%. Diluted earnings per share are expected to be in the range of USD 0.81 to USD 0.90. The effective tax rate is estimated to be 38.1%. Capital expenditures for fiscal year 2015 are expected to be in the range of USD 30.0 million to USD 32.0 million, primarily for boutique openings and remodels as well as additional investments in direct-to-consumer systems and supply chain and logistics management systems. The company plans to open 51 new boutiques during the first quarter of 2015. The Company expects to open 85 boutiques in fiscal year 2015 compared to 88 new boutiques opened in fiscal year 2014.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation to Report Q4, 2015 Results on Mar 25, 2015

Francesca's Holdings Corporation announced that they will report Q4, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Mar 25, 2015

 

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