Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) reached 15.29% versus a 1-year low price of $3.27. The stock was last seen 11.21% higher, reaching at $3.77 on 7/17/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $3.63 and $5.38. This company shares are -53.58% up from its target price of $1.75 and the current market capitalization stands at $12.14M. The recent change has given its price a -34.49% deficit over SMA 50 and -96.2% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -27.79% declines, -54.65% declines and -61.32% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found FRAN’s volatility during a week at 20.51% and during a month it has been found around 15%.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (FRAN) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $7 million or 72.8% in FRAN stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Aqr Capital Management Llc owns $765 thousand in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, which represents roughly 6.3% of the company’s market cap and approximately 10.93% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 199,012 shares of the stock are valued at $675 thousand. The third largest holder is Russell Investments Group, Ltd., which currently holds $664 thousand worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.47% of its market capitalization.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 27 institutional holders increased their position in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) by some 613,905 shares, 69 decreased positions by 1,375,088 and 18 held positions by 4,405. That puts total institutional holdings at 1,993,398 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 9 new institutional investments totaling 162,862 shares while 35 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 635,568 shares.

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Francesca’s Holdings Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that 10% Owner CROSS RIVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT has acquired 95,284 shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (FRAN) in the trading session dated Jul. 16, 2019. These shares are worth $383,995 and were traded at $4.03 each. The SEC filing shows that CROSS RIVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT performed a purchase of 341,973 shares. The 10% Owner added these shares by way of transaction on Jul. 11, 2019. The company’s shares were assimilated at $1.83 per share worth to an investment of some $625,811 to the account of CROSS RIVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT.

10% Owner, CROSS RIVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, purchased 656,200 common shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (FRAN) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jun. 18, 2019, the shares were bought at an average price of $0.52, giving away a sum of $341,224. After this purchase, 8,580,000 common shares of FRAN are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $32,346,600.

In the transaction dated May. 14, 2019, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the 10% Owner; CROSS RIVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT added a total of 17,384 shares at an average price of $7.08, amounting to approximately $123,081. The insider now directly owns 314,982 shares worth $1,187,482.