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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
FRAN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. FRAN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 5001.99 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.64
FRAN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. FRAN: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.94  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.64
-0.94
0.71
Interest Coverage 84.71
FRAN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 42.72 vs. FRAN: 84.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.94  Med: 100.35 Max: 9999.99
Current: 84.71
8.94
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 8.75
M-Score: -3.07
WACC vs ROIC
2.66%
42.20%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.08
FRAN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. FRAN: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.98  Med: 21.88 Max: 26.3
Current: 13.08
13.98
26.3
Net-margin (%) 7.95
FRAN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. FRAN: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.51  Med: 12.84 Max: 15.88
Current: 7.95
8.51
15.88
ROE (%) 30.35
FRAN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. FRAN: 30.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 34.29  Med: 59.74 Max: 105.8
Current: 30.35
34.29
105.8
ROA (%) 18.99
FRAN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. FRAN: 18.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 20.32  Med: 34.24 Max: 50.74
Current: 18.99
20.32
50.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 49.95
FRAN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. FRAN: 49.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 56.69  Med: 130.68 Max: 212.11
Current: 49.95
56.69
212.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.30
FRAN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. FRAN: 23.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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 603 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. FRAN: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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

Q2 2014

FRAN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 333,515 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 186,898 sh (+73.53%)
Mariko Gordon 3,901,748 sh (-0.61%)
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Q3 2014

FRAN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 684,400 sh (+105.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,817 sh (+49.00%)
Mariko Gordon 3,897,453 sh (-0.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 153,931 sh (-17.64%)
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Q4 2014

FRAN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 166,853 sh (+8.39%)
Mariko Gordon 3,885,574 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 3,885,574 sh (-0.30%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,216 sh (-28.26%)
Jim Simons 294,700 sh (-56.94%)
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Q1 2015

FRAN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 68,200 sh (New)
James Barrow 149,293 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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.80
FRAN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. FRAN: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.66  Med: 24.13 Max: 61.5
Current: 16.8
13.66
61.5
Forward P/E 14.47
FRAN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. FRAN: 14.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.20
FRAN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
63% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. FRAN: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.64  Med: 24.17 Max: 61.26
Current: 17.2
13.64
61.26
P/B 4.46
FRAN's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. FRAN: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FRAN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.41  Med: 11.08 Max: 145.56
Current: 4.46
4.41
145.56
P/S 1.33
FRAN's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. FRAN: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FRAN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.33  Med: 3.72 Max: 6.85
Current: 1.33
1.33
6.85
PFCF 14.57
FRAN's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. FRAN: 14.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FRAN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.45  Med: 33.35 Max: 83.79
Current: 14.57
14.45
83.79
POCF 8.55
FRAN's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.45 vs. FRAN: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FRAN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.47  Med: 19.70 Max: 33.97
Current: 8.55
8.47
33.97
EV-to-EBIT 9.21
FRAN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. FRAN: 9.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRAN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8  Med: 14.00 Max: 33.4
Current: 9.21
8
33.4
PEG 0.76
FRAN's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. FRAN: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FRAN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: N/A
Current: 0.76
Current Ratio 3.34
FRAN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. FRAN: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.72  Med: 3.19 Max: 5.6
Current: 3.34
1.72
5.6
Quick Ratio 2.30
FRAN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. FRAN: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.82
Current: 2.3
0.94
3.82
Days Inventory 52.90
FRAN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 84.42 vs. FRAN: 52.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 44.2  Med: 48.51 Max: 51.48
Current: 52.9
44.2
51.48
Days Sales Outstanding 11.18
FRAN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. FRAN: 11.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.29  Med: 2.83 Max: 9.18
Current: 11.18
2.29
9.18

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 15.39
FRAN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. FRAN: 15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 21.43  Med: 51.93 Max: 147.65
Current: 15.39
21.43
147.65
Price/Tangible Book 4.44
FRAN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. FRAN: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 10.90 Max: 142.61
Current: 4.44
4.9
142.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.36
FRAN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FRAN: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.36
0.37
1.73
Price/Graham Number 1.81
FRAN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. FRAN: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.73  Med: 3.22 Max: 19.75
Current: 1.81
1.73
19.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.87
FRAN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FRAN: 10.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FRAN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3  Med: 7.10 Max: 12.6
Current: 10.87
3
12.6

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 421 465 506
EPS($) 0.84 0.94 1.02
EPS without NRI($) 0.84 0.94 1.02

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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