Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) shares were up 1.8% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $16.56 and last traded at $16.44, with a volume of 71,743 shares. The stock had previously closed at $16.15.

Several research analysts have recently commented on FC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Franklin Covey from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 1st. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Franklin Covey in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.00.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $16.01 and a 200-day moving average of $16.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $232.49 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.69.

Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) last released its earnings results on Thursday, June 30th. The company reported ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.15. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.07 earnings per share. The firm earned $44.70 million during the quarter. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that Franklin Covey Co. will post $0.53 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Franklin Covey news, Director Joel Clinton Peterson sold 1,792 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.44, for a total transaction of $29,460.48. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 256,862 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,222,811.28. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Franklin Covey Co (FranklinCovey) is a global company engaged in performance improvement. The Company operates in seven areas: Leadership, Execution, Productivity, Trust, Sales Performance, Customer Loyalty, and Education. The Company operates globally with one common brand and business model designed to enable the Company to provide clients around the world.

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