Paradigm Capital Management Inc Decreased Francesca’s Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:FRAN) Stake By $12.22 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Elizabeth Jones

Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.15, from 0.7 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 26 investors sold FRAN shares while 47 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 32.50 million shares or 8.00% less from 35.33 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Arizona State Retirement, Arizona-based fund reported 57,040 shares. Parametric Associate Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 152,085 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd Co, New York-based fund reported 353,200 shares. 46,342 are held by Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Co. Moreover, Art Advsrs Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has 15,200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 22,219 were reported by Price T Rowe Associate Md. Howe & Rusling invested 0% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). 4.75M were reported by Blackrock Incorporated. Susquehanna Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Partnership reported 0% of its portfolio in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Schroder Invest Mngmt Group Incorporated stated it has 0% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Arrowstreet Lp stated it has 0.01% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Dc Cap Ltd holds 300,000 shares. Highland Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 58,500 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag owns 13,071 shares.

Since June 7, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $63,684 activity.

Paradigm Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Francesca’s Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:FRAN) by 48.3% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paradigm Capital Management Inc sold 1.75 million shares as the company’s stock rose 4.25% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.87M shares of the clothing and shoe and accessory stores company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $14.11 million, down from 3.61 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Francesca’s Holdings Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $273.03M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $7.57. About 498,853 shares traded. Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) has declined 55.97% since August 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 68.54% the S&P500.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Francesca’s (NASDAQ:FRAN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Francesca’s had 2 analyst reports since March 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 18 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 27 by Jefferies.

FrancescaÂ’s Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques. The company has market cap of $273.03 million. It offers fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts primarily for women between the ages of 18 and 35. It has a 36.93 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s apparel products comprise dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates; and jewelry includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings.

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