Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN)’s shares plunged in afterhours on Tuesday after it declared earnings of 33 cents a share for the Q4 of fiscal 2012, exceeding the Zacks Consensus anticipators of 30 cents by 10.0 percent. Earnings of this specialty retailer surged 73.7 percent year over year on the back of double-digit top-line growth.
Francesca’s declared net sales of $86.7M, topping the Zacks Consensus anticipates of 84M by 3.2 percent. Net sales moved up 40.6 percent year over year, driven by solid improvement in similar boutique sales and opening of 77 new stores. Similar boutique sales surged 9.2 percent in the quarter on the back of rose traffic and strong business in clothing and jewelry sections.
Francesca’s Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) stock hit highest price at $30.69, beginning with a price of $30.67 and reported decreased -1.70% to the closed at $30.15 with day range of $29.67-$30.69. The total market capitalization remained $1.32 billion, total volume held in the session was 634,356 shares surprisingly lower than its average volume of 890,975 shares.
To check the Stocks ups and downs, FRAN last week stock price volatility remained 4.69% and month was at 4.37%. FRAN generated revenue of 271.33million in the following twelve months income of $40.54 million. The Company showed a positive 14.94% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 24.96%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 47.03%.
The FRAN past twelve months price to sales ratio was 4.88 and price to cash ratio remained 102.52. As far as if notice on other major contributors of similar sectors have sale ratio and price to cash ratio remained Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP)’s P/S 0.11% P/C 1.70%, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS)’s P/S 0.36% P/C 6.67%, OfficeMax Inc (NYSE:OMX)’s P/S 0.15% P/C 2.07%, PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM)’s P/S 0.99% P/C 19.49%.
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