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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
FC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. FC: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.28 Max: 34.26
Current: 0.19
0.03
34.26
Equity to Asset 0.50
FC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. FC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.5
0.44
0.85
Interest Coverage 2.87
FC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.29 vs. FC: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 6.12 Max: 11.07
Current: 2.87
1.4
11.07
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.62
M-Score: -3.12
WACC vs ROIC
6.43%
2.81%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.45
FC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. FC: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.62  Med: 6.92 Max: 12.07
Current: 3.45
-9.62
12.07
Net-margin (%) 1.17
FC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.42 vs. FC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 3.25 Max: 8.81
Current: 1.17
-8.8
8.81
ROE (%) 2.29
FC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. FC: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.72  Med: 6.4 Max: 15.49
Current: 2.29
-14.72
15.49
ROA (%) 1.25
FC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. FC: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.74  Med: 3.64 Max: 9.16
Current: 1.25
-6.74
9.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.41
FC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. FC: 14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.54  Med: 36.32 Max: 52.54
Current: 14.41
-40.54
52.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
FC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. FC: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.9  Med: -2.9 Max: 13.5
Current: 7.7
-18.9
13.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
FC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. FC: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.1  Med: -3.4 Max: 46.3
Current: -3.4
-41.1
46.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.20
FC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. FC: -16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.9  Med: 7.85 Max: 118
Current: -16.2
-59.9
118
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

FC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 56,000 sh (+8.74%)
Chuck Royce 208,400 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

FC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 62,400 sh (+11.43%)
Chuck Royce 141,300 sh (-32.20%)
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FC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 67,200 sh (+7.69%)
Chuck Royce 141,300 sh (unchged)
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FC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services    NAICS: 611430    SIC: 8243
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Franklin Covey Co provides training and consulting services to both organizations and individuals. The Company also provide clients with training in management skills, relationship skills and individual effectiveness.

Franklin Covey Co was founded in 1983. The Company operates with one common brand and business model designed to enable it to provide clients around the world with the same level of service. The Company's business-to-business service utilizes its expertise in training, consulting, and technology that is designed to help its clients define great performance and execute at the highest levels. It also provides clients with training in management skills, relationship skills, and individual effectiveness, and can provide personal-effectiveness literature and electronic educational solutions to its clients as needed. To achieve this level of service it operates four regional sales offices in the United States; wholly owned subsidiaries in Australia, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The company uses different delivery methods to deliver the content: All access pass,Onsite presentations,Client facilitators,International licensees,e-learning, public workshops,custom solutions, media publishing. The Company claims rights for over 525 trademarks in the United States and foreign countries, and it has obtained registration in the United States and many foreign countries for many of its trademarks including FranklinCovey, The 7 Habits of Effective People, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, and The 7 Habits. Its main competitors are Development Dimensions International, CRA International, Inc., Learning Tree International Inc., GP Strategies Corp., American Management Association, Wilson Learning, Forum Corporation, Corporate Executive Board Co., and the Center for Creative Leadership. The Company is subject to numerous, and sometimes conflicting, regulations on matters as diverse as import/export controls, content requirements, trade restrictions, tariffs, taxation, sanctions, government affairs, internal and disclosure control obligations, data privacy, and labor relations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 138.46
FC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
95% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.89 vs. FC: 138.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.31  Med: 25.91 Max: 230.5
Current: 138.46
4.31
230.5
PE(NRI) 138.46
FC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. FC: 138.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.31  Med: 25.75 Max: 1192
Current: 138.46
4.31
1192
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 25.25
FC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.47 vs. FC: 25.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
FC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.98  Med: 21.63 Max: 441.48
Current: 25.25
3.98
441.48
P/B 2.74
FC's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FC: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.35
Current: 2.74
0.75
3.35
P/S 1.36
FC's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. FC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.36
0.31
1.95
PFCF 18.48
FC's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.24 vs. FC: 18.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.82  Med: 19.68 Max: 148.77
Current: 18.48
7.82
148.77
POCF 12.03
FC's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. FC: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 12.05 Max: 500.71
Current: 12.03
5.69
500.71
EV-to-EBIT 39.93
FC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
79% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. FC: 39.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.5  Med: 14.8 Max: 1436.4
Current: 39.93
-30.5
1436.4
EV-to-EBITDA 20.47
FC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. FC: 20.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -815.5  Med: 10.7 Max: 73.2
Current: 20.47
-815.5
73.2
PEG 17.99
FC's PEG is ranked lower than
95% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. FC: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.97 Max: 41.79
Current: 17.99
0.35
41.79
Shiller P/E 57.56
FC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. FC: 57.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.57  Med: 56.71 Max: 214.56
Current: 57.56
33.57
214.56
Current Ratio 1.68
FC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. FC: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.83 Max: 3.46
Current: 1.68
0.92
3.46
Quick Ratio 1.57
FC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FC: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.57
0.73
2.87
Days Inventory 26.12
FC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. FC: 26.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.99  Med: 28.54 Max: 76.2
Current: 26.12
24.99
76.2
Days Sales Outstanding 102.62
FC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
82% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.14 vs. FC: 102.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.99  Med: 81.67 Max: 120.34
Current: 102.62
34.99
120.34
Days Payable 42.28
FC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
68% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.45 vs. FC: 42.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.4  Med: 56.53 Max: 70.64
Current: 42.28
32.4
70.64

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.60
FC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. FC: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: 1.4 Max: 6.5
Current: 5.6
-1.6
6.5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 11.76
FC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. FC: 11.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 6.45 Max: 533.08
Current: 11.76
0.48
533.08
Price/Projected FCF 1.12
FC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. FC: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.12
0.12
2.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.45
FC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. FC: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.62 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.45
0.06
2.01
Price/Graham Number 8.49
FC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. FC: 8.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.61 Max: 45.7
Current: 8.49
1.08
45.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.50
FC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FC: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 6.6 Max: 13.6
Current: 2.5
0.1
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.34
FC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. FC: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 3.6 Max: 49.7
Current: 8.34
-0.8
49.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $194.6
EPS (TTM) $ 0.13
Beta0.58
Short Percentage of Float1.72%
52-Week Range $13.45 - 22.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)13.80

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18
Revenue (Mil $) 189 209
EPS ($) 0.02 0.44
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.02 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 10,400 Shares Mar 14 2011 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 5,210 Shares Mar 04 2011 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 8,000 Shares Mar 02 2011 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 13,270 Shares Feb 08 2011 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 2,900 Shares Feb 03 2011 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 14,700 Shares Jan 12 2011 
Franklin Covey Co. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 06 2011 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 13,800 Shares Dec 20 2010 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 7,755 Shares Dec 06 2010 
Franklin Covey Co. (FC) CEO Robert A Whitman sells 3,640 Shares Nov 12 2010 

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