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

August 12, 2018 - By Margaret Guttierez

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 is positive, 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. Quantbot Techs Limited Partnership stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Voya Invest Management Llc reported 18,454 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Matarin Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 284,882 shares or 0% of the stock. Ny State Teachers Retirement System holds 0% or 31,151 shares. Susquehanna Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 50,761 shares in its portfolio. Us Commercial Bank De owns 45 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 862,864 were reported by State Street. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability has 10,037 shares. Stevens Mgmt L P owns 17,050 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Pnc Fin Grp invested 0% in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN). Quantitative Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 175,200 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Principal Finance Gru Inc owns 306,483 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) for 353,200 shares. Manufacturers Life Com The has 30,668 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & reported 0.1% stake.

Since June 7, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions 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 1.87 million shares of the clothing and shoe and accessory stores company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $14.11M, down from 3.61M 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. FBR Capital upgraded the shares of FRAN in report on Monday, June 18 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, March 27.

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.

Another recent and important Francesca's Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Francesca’s Turnaround Is Real” on July 25, 2018.

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