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Francesca\'s Holdings (FRAN) Earnings Report Preview For Wednesday's Release

Francesca's Holdings Corporation  (FRAN) 

Background: Francesca?s Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiary, Francesca?s Collections, Inc., operates a chain of retail boutiques under the francesca?s collections brand in the United States. Its retail boutiques offer apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts to female customers.

Investors are looking forward to improving third-quarter earnings before the market opens on December 5, 2012 The consensus opinion is presently 22 cents a share, a progression of 8 cents (36.4%) from 14 cents during the corresponding period last year. Estimates from analysts range from a low of 21 cents per share, up to the highest estimate of 23 cents per share.

The majority of analysts believe Francesca\'s Holdings continues to offer a buying opportunity. 8 of the 11 analysts covering the company give a buy recommendation. Some (3) are taking a more cautious approach, and rate it a hold. As of the last update I have, none of the analysts are recommending selling.

Wow, the short interest is altitudinous and is a strong warning that short sellers expect the share price to fall considerably. The short interest is 34.7%.

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