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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
FC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. FC: 0.18 )
FC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 34.26
Current: 0.18

0.03
34.26
Equity to Asset 0.61
FC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. FC: 0.61 )
FC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.61

0.44
0.88
Interest Coverage 9.27
FC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.85 vs. FC: 9.27 )
FC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 94.5
Current: 9.27

1.4
94.5
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.63
M-Score: -2.33
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.32
FC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. FC: 11.32 )
FC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.81   Max: 17.08
Current: 11.32

-36.81
17.08
Net-margin (%) 7.50
FC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. FC: 7.50 )
FC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.21   Max: 10.3
Current: 7.5

-30.21
10.3
ROE (%) 13.44
FC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. FC: 13.44 )
FC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -42.88   Max: 21.43
Current: 13.44

-42.88
21.43
ROA (%) 7.56
FC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. FC: 7.56 )
FC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.01   Max: 13.19
Current: 7.56

-33.01
13.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.90
FC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.55 vs. FC: 48.90 )
FC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -147.81   Max: 59.41
Current: 48.9

-147.81
59.41
Revenue Growth (%) 1.60
FC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. FC: 1.60 )
FC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.8   Max: 21.4
Current: 1.6

-18.8
21.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 22.20
FC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FC: 22.20 )
FC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.9   Max: 45.6
Current: 22.2

-40.9
45.6
» FC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

FC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 12,822 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 18,667 sh (+24.45%)
Jim Simons 86,927 sh (-6.93%)
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Q3 2013

FC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 117,600 sh (+35.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,597 sh (+6.04%)
Whitney Tilson 18,783 sh (+0.62%)
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Q4 2013

FC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 150,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 141,400 sh (+20.24%)
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 13,436 sh (-1.18%)
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Q1 2014

FC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 202,400 sh (+34.93%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,474 sh (-22.05%)
Jim Simons 103,400 sh (-26.87%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -22.05%$18.29 - $22.3 $ 18.97-6%10474
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$13.27 - $14.32 $ 18.9737%12822
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.80
FC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.30 vs. FC: 23.80 )
FC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 219.52
Current: 23.8

4.3
219.52
P/B 2.80
FC's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. FC: 2.80 )
FC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.35
Current: 2.8

0.22
3.35
P/S 1.60
FC's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FC: 1.60 )
FC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.6

0.07
1.9
PFCF 32.10
FC's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.48 vs. FC: 32.10 )
FC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 142.17
Current: 32.1

2.73
142.17
EV-to-EBIT 17.68
FC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.08 vs. FC: 17.68 )
FC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 2797.1
Current: 17.68

7.5
2797.1
Shiller P/E 107.20
FC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FC: 107.20 )
FC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 34   Max: 242.17
Current: 107.2

34
242.17
Current Ratio 2.19
FC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FC: 2.19 )
FC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 4.94
Current: 2.19

0.92
4.94
Quick Ratio 2.02
FC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FC: 2.02 )
FC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.39
Current: 2.02

0.73
3.39

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 9.30
FC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. FC: 9.30 )
FC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 693
Current: 9.3

0.49
693
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
FC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FC: 2.00 )
FC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.42
Current: 2

0.12
2.42
Price/Median PS Value 2.70
FC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FC: 2.70 )
FC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 6.98
Current: 2.7

0.09
6.98
Price/Graham Number 3.10
FC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. FC: 3.10 )
FC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 34.91
Current: 3.1

0.61
34.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
FC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. FC: 5.70 )
FC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 13.4
Current: 5.7

2
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.95
FC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. FC: 1.95 )
FC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 12
Current: 1.95

-3.2
12

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Franklin Covey Co. was founded in 1983. The Company is a global provider of training and consulting solutions with over 590 employees worldwide delivering principle-based curriculums and effectiveness tools to its customers. The Company operates globally with one common brand and business model designed to enable it to provide clients around the world with the same high 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. The Company delivers training services and products internationally through Company-owned and licensed operations. 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 claims rights for over 450 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 Highly Effective People, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, and The 7 Habits. The Company operates in a highly competitive and rapidly changing global marketplace and competes with a variety of organizations that offer services comparable with those that it offers. 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.
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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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