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How to buy Franklin Covey stock | $24.13

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Franklin Covey Co is a consulting services business based in the US. Franklin Covey shares (FC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Franklin Covey employs 940 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$198.5 million.

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  3. Search for Franklin Covey. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Franklin Covey reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$24.13, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Franklin Covey, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Franklin Covey. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Franklin Covey share price

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Franklin Covey shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$24.13
52-week rangeUSD$12.61 - USD$35.91
50-day moving average USD$22.8515
200-day moving average USD$20.1869
Wall St. target priceUSD$27.5
PE ratio 58.125
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.316

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Is it a good time to buy Franklin Covey stock?

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Franklin Covey price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.13 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-14) -1.95%
1 month (2020-12-21) 5.46%
3 months (2020-10-21) 34.65%
6 months (2020-07-21) 31.57%
1 year (2020-01-21) -26.41%
2 years (2019-01-18) -2.82%
3 years (2018-01-19) 30
5 years (2016-01-21) 38.52%

Is Franklin Covey under- or over-valued?

Valuing Franklin Covey stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Franklin Covey's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Franklin Covey's P/E ratio

Franklin Covey's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 58x. In other words, Franklin Covey shares trade at around 58x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Franklin Covey's PEG ratio

Franklin Covey's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 74.1667. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Franklin Covey's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Franklin Covey's EBITDA

Franklin Covey's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$15.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Franklin Covey's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Franklin Covey financials

Revenue TTM USD$198.5 million
Operating margin TTM 2.34%
Gross profit TTM USD$145.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.35%
Return on equity TTM -13.34%
Profit margin -4.75%
Book value $4.283
Market capitalisation USD$312.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Franklin Covey shares

There are currently 301,553 Franklin Covey shares held short by investors – that's known as Franklin Covey's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% up from 294,184 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Franklin Covey shares can be evaluated.

Franklin Covey's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Franklin Covey's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Franklin Covey shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Franklin Covey shares traded daily (recently around 60190.219560878). Franklin Covey's SIR currently stands at 5.01. In other words for every 100,000 Franklin Covey shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5010 shares are currently held short.

However Franklin Covey's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Franklin Covey shares, or, against the total number of tradable Franklin Covey shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Franklin Covey's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Franklin Covey shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0247% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Franklin Covey shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Franklin Covey.

Find out more about how you can short Franklin Covey stock.

Franklin Covey share dividends

We're not expecting Franklin Covey to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Franklin Covey share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Franklin Covey's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.61 up to $35.91. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FC.US volatility(beta: 1.62)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Franklin Covey's is 1.6178. This would suggest that Franklin Covey's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Franklin Covey overview

Franklin Covey Co. provides training and consulting services in the areas of execution, sales performance, productivity, customer loyalty, leadership, and educational improvement for organizations and individuals worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Direct Offices, International Licensees, and Education Practice. It also provides a suite of individual-effectiveness and leadership-development training and products. The company serves various private sector, government, and educational institutions in approximately 150 countries and territories. Franklin Covey Co. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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