More on Francesca's (FRAN) Q4 beats on both EPS and revenue as total sales jump by over 40% Y/Y....

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

More on Francesca's (FRAN) Q4 beats on both EPS and revenue as total sales jump by over 40% Y/Y. Net earnings rose 78% as the retailer continues to rack up double-digit sales growth, aided by new store openings and improvements in its jewelry and clothing segments. For the current quarter, the company forecast an EPS of $0.25 - $0.26 on net sales of $79.5M to $80.5M. Street estimates are for $0.26 on $78M in sales. Same-store sales are expected to rise by 4% to 5% for the current quarter and full year, with 80 new stores expected to open through FY13. Shares +3.8% AH.