More on Francesca's (FRAN) Q1: Comps growth and revenue growth come in at 2% and 29%...

|About: Francesca's Holdings Corp. (FRAN)|By:, SA News Editor

More on Francesca's (FRAN) Q1: Comps growth and revenue growth come in at 2% and 29% respectively. The company opens 56 new boutiques during the period in line with its "key growth initiatives." Direct-to-consumer sales rise 97% Y/Y and now account for more than 2% of quarterly sales. Outlook: management sees Q2 and FY13 EPS of $0.35-0.36 and $1.27-1.30 respectively on sales of between $94.5-95.5M for Q2 and between $365-370M for the full year. Analysts are looking for EPS of $1.30 for the full year — shares -7% AH. (PR)