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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
FRAN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. FRAN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FRAN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.65
FRAN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. FRAN: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FRAN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.94  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.65
-0.94
0.71
Interest Coverage 106.22
FRAN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 33.31 vs. FRAN: 106.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FRAN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.94  Med: 100.35 Max: 9999.99
Current: 106.22
8.94
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 10.73
M-Score: -3.27
WACC vs ROIC
1.74%
39.22%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.85
FRAN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. FRAN: 11.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FRAN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.98  Med: 21.88 Max: 26.3
Current: 11.85
13.98
26.3
Net-margin (%) 7.14
FRAN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. FRAN: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FRAN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.51  Med: 12.84 Max: 15.88
Current: 7.14
8.51
15.88
ROE (%) 25.42
FRAN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. FRAN: 25.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FRAN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.29  Med: 59.74 Max: 105.8
Current: 25.42
34.29
105.8
ROA (%) 16.55
FRAN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. FRAN: 16.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FRAN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.32  Med: 34.24 Max: 50.74
Current: 16.55
20.32
50.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 46.52
FRAN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. FRAN: 46.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRAN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.69  Med: 130.68 Max: 212.11
Current: 46.52
56.69
212.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.30
FRAN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. FRAN: 23.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRAN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.3  Med: 29.40 Max: 32.7
Current: 23.3
23.3
32.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
FRAN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. FRAN: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRAN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.4  Med: 35.00 Max: 38.2
Current: 12.4
12.4
38.2
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

FRAN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 149,293 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 68,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 3,766,210 sh (-3.07%)
Jim Simons 213,318 sh (-27.62%)
Joel Greenblatt 118,643 sh (-28.89%)
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Q2 2015

FRAN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

PRIMECAP Management 110,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 504,439 sh (+136.47%)
Chuck Royce 85,700 sh (+25.66%)
Joel Greenblatt 128,717 sh (+8.49%)
James Barrow 157,371 sh (+5.41%)
Mariko Gordon 3,889,213 sh (+3.27%)
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Q3 2015

FRAN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 38,046 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 843,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 863,500 sh (+71.18%)
James Barrow 216,146 sh (+37.35%)
PRIMECAP Management 110,900 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 3,142,123 sh (-19.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 85,097 sh (-33.89%)
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Q4 2015

FRAN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 220,161 sh (+1.86%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.85
FRAN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. FRAN: 24.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FRAN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.66  Med: 23.59 Max: 61.5
Current: 24.85
13.66
61.5
Forward P/E 15.85
FRAN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. FRAN: 15.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.85
FRAN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. FRAN: 24.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FRAN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.64  Med: 23.63 Max: 61.26
Current: 24.85
13.64
61.26
P/B 5.71
FRAN's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. FRAN: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FRAN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.44  Med: 10.26 Max: 145.56
Current: 5.71
3.44
145.56
P/S 1.75
FRAN's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. FRAN: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FRAN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 2.64 Max: 6.85
Current: 1.75
1.1
6.85
PFCF 27.73
FRAN's PFCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. FRAN: 27.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FRAN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.06  Med: 31.87 Max: 83.79
Current: 27.73
15.06
83.79
POCF 13.43
FRAN's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. FRAN: 13.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FRAN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 17.16 Max: 33.97
Current: 13.43
7.94
33.97
EV-to-EBIT 13.85
FRAN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.54 vs. FRAN: 13.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRAN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 13.35 Max: 34.4
Current: 13.85
7.9
34.4
EV-to-EBITDA 10.47
FRAN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.17 vs. FRAN: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FRAN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 10.70 Max: 30.8
Current: 10.47
6
30.8
PEG 1.11
FRAN's PEG is ranked higher than
65% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. FRAN: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FRAN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.46
Current: 1.11
0.71
1.46
Current Ratio 3.46
FRAN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. FRAN: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FRAN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 3.29 Max: 5.6
Current: 3.46
1.72
5.6
Quick Ratio 2.03
FRAN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. FRAN: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FRAN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.09 Max: 3.82
Current: 2.03
0.94
3.82
Days Inventory 55.90
FRAN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 86.91 vs. FRAN: 55.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FRAN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.2  Med: 48.51 Max: 51.48
Current: 55.9
44.2
51.48
Days Sales Outstanding 7.68
FRAN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. FRAN: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FRAN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 2.83 Max: 9.18
Current: 7.68
2.29
9.18
Days Payable 26.48
FRAN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.46 vs. FRAN: 26.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FRAN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.09  Med: 24.59 Max: 34.51
Current: 26.48
21.09
34.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 18.88
FRAN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. FRAN: 18.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FRAN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.22  Med: 29.72 Max: 147.65
Current: 18.88
13.22
147.65
Price/Tangible Book 5.71
FRAN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. FRAN: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FRAN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 10.27 Max: 142.61
Current: 5.71
4.08
142.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.67
FRAN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. FRAN: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FRAN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.67
0.49
2.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.37
FRAN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. FRAN: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
FRAN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.14
Current: 1.37
0.84
1.14
Price/Graham Number 2.51
FRAN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FRAN: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FRAN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 2.91 Max: 19.3
Current: 2.51
1.74
19.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.25
FRAN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. FRAN: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRAN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 7.50 Max: 12.7
Current: 7.25
2.9
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.46
FRAN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. FRAN: 21.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FRAN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.3  Med: 22.35 Max: 26.5
Current: 21.46
21.3
26.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $412
EPS $ 0.69
Beta-0.02
Short Percentage of Float12.03%
52-Week Range $10.04 - 18.92
Shares Outstanding(Mil)41.66

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 438 497 541
EPS($) 0.88 1.09 1.20
EPS without NRI($) 0.88 1.09 1.20

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Traded in other countries:6FC.Germany,
Francescas Holdings Corp is a holding company incorporated in 2007 under the laws of Delaware. The Company's business operations are conducted through its subsidiaries. The Company operates a national chain of retail boutiques designed and merchandised to feel like independently owned, upscale boutiques and provide its customers with an inviting, intimate and fun shopping experience. The Company offers a diverse and balanced mix of apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts at attractive prices. As of February 1, 2014, the Company operated 451 boutiques in 45 states and the District of Columbia and also served its customers through www.francescas.com, its direct-to-consumer website. It offers a 'broad and shallow' selection of fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories and gifts targeted to it score customer, who seeks trend-right, high-quality merchandise at attractive prices. The Company's boutiques are designed and merchandised to deliver a warm and inviting atmosphere that creates the sense for its customers that they are shopping in an independently owned, upscale boutique. Its competitors include national and regional department stores, specialty retailers, mass merchants and internet-based retailers. The Company has registered its trademark francesca's with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Company is subject to labor and employment laws, laws governing advertising and promotions, privacy laws, product and other safety regulations, consumer protection regulations, and other laws that regulate retailers and govern the promotion and sale of merchandise and the operation of boutiques and warehouse facilities.
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