Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) shares traded down 2.8% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $16.28 and last traded at $16.28, with a volume of 69,689 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $16.75.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Franklin Covey in a research report on Sunday, April 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Franklin Covey from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Franklin Covey from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 4th. 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 currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $20.00.

The stock has a market capitalization of $232.77 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $15.50 and a 200 day moving average of $16.15.

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

In other news, Director Joel Clinton Peterson sold 1,792 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.35, for a total value of $27,507.20. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 260,446 shares in the company, valued at $3,997,846.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at 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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