Scott Miller Sold 1343 shares of Franklin Covey Co. (FC) in an Insider Trade; Big Lots (BIG) Has 1.03 Sentiment

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Big Lots Inc (BIG) investors sentiment is 1.03 in 2017 Q4. It’s the same as in 2017Q3. The ratio is the same, as only 140 funds increased or opened new equity positions, while 136 sold and reduced positions in Big Lots Inc. The funds in our database reported: 50.28 million shares, down from 51.55 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Big Lots Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 3 to 2 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 27 Reduced: 109 Increased: 80 New Position: 60.

Analysts await Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) to report earnings on July, 5. They expect $-0.23 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $-0.23 per share. After $-0.29 actual earnings per share reported by Franklin Covey Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.69% EPS growth.

Since May 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $34,502 activity. $34,502 worth of Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) was sold by Miller Scott Jeffery on Tuesday, May 15.

The stock increased 0.97% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $26.15. About 17,124 shares traded. Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) has risen 68.42% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 56.87% the S&P500.

Another recent and important Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Franklin Covey Co. Named to Top 20 Sales Training Company List by Training Industry” on May 08, 2018.

Among 7 analysts covering Franklin Covey Company (NYSE:FC), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Franklin Covey Company has $3400 highest and $20 lowest target. $27.60’s average target is 5.54% above currents $26.15 stock price. Franklin Covey Company had 11 analyst reports since November 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, November 7. TH Capital maintained the shares of FC in report on Thursday, November 5 with “Buy” rating. Barrington maintained Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) on Monday, April 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 5 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Friday, April 6. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, December 28 by Barrington Research. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Market Perform” on Thursday, November 5. On Thursday, November 5 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy”. Roth Capital maintained the shares of FC in report on Sunday, November 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Barrington given on Tuesday, January 9.

Franklin Covey Co. provides training and consulting services in the areas of leadership, productivity, strategic execution, trust, sales force performance, customer loyalty, and communication effectiveness skills worldwide. The company has market cap of $363.42 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Direct Offices, Strategic Markets, Education Practice, and International Licensees. It currently has negative earnings. It also offers a suite of individual-effectiveness and leadership-development training and products.

Scott Miller, EVP Bus Development/Marketing of Franklin Covey Co is the insider, we want to inform you about. Mr. Scott submitted a public report with the Washington-based SEC informing the public of a sale for 1,343 shares of the Pinksheet-listed Franklin Covey Co, the one he is an insider in. At the time of the trading deal, the average market stock price of Franklin Covey Co was $25.7, making the deal worth $34,502 US Dollars. Scott Miller at the moment holds 0.07% of the Company’s market capitalization with ownership of 9,130 shares. 

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.18, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 3 investors sold Franklin Covey Co. shares while 20 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 6.67 million shares or 1.31% less from 6.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 10,374 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern Corp reported 137,100 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC). Goldman Sachs Grp owns 31,099 shares. Rice Hall James & Assoc Limited Liability holds 0.16% in Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) or 191,167 shares. Deutsche Bank Ag has 54,498 shares. Punch Incorporated reported 417,260 shares or 0.75% of all its holdings. Stone Ridge Asset Management Lc, New York-based fund reported 25,459 shares. Arrowstreet Lp invested in 0% or 58,191 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 15,304 shares stake. Lapides Asset Mgmt Lc has 20,100 shares. The New York-based Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Lc has invested 0% in Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC). Barclays Public Ltd Co, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 2,426 shares. Strs Ohio holds 33,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Woodmont Inv Counsel Lc invested in 10,000 shares or 0.05% of the stock.

Westport Asset Management Inc holds 7.12% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. for 195,200 shares. Snow Capital Management Lp owns 1.23 million shares or 3.08% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kestrel Investment Management Corp has 2.94% invested in the company for 150,500 shares. The Connecticut-based Sasco Capital Inc Ct has invested 2.19% in the stock. New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny, a New York-based fund reported 190,354 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $2.35 million activity.

Analysts await Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) to report earnings on May, 25. They expect $1.21 EPS, up 5.22% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.15 per share. BIG’s profit will be $51.04M for 8.89 P/E if the $1.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.57 actual EPS reported by Big Lots, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -52.92% negative EPS growth.

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