Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) saw strong trading volume on Thursday . 85,264 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 67% from the previous session’s volume of 50,919 shares.The stock last traded at $14.31 and had previously closed at $14.10.

A number of analysts have commented on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Franklin Covey in a research note on Monday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Franklin Covey from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Franklin Covey from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.00.

The company has a market capitalization of $204.03 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.01. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $15.12 and a 200-day moving average price of $16.21.

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

In related news, Director Joel Clinton Peterson sold 1,792 shares of Franklin Covey stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.35, for a total value of $27,507.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 260,446 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,997,846.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

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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