Media coverage about Potbelly Sandwich Works (NASDAQ:PBPB) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Potbelly Sandwich Works earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.8745403724413 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Potbelly Sandwich Works stock traded up $0.20 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $12.50. 149,086 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 189,227. Potbelly Sandwich Works has a fifty-two week low of $10.50 and a fifty-two week high of $14.28. The company has a market cap of $303.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.32, a P/E/G ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 0.76.
Potbelly Sandwich Works (NASDAQ:PBPB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 23rd. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $112.15 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $112.91 million. Potbelly Sandwich Works had a negative net margin of 1.62% and a positive return on equity of 6.59%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.08 EPS. analysts expect that Potbelly Sandwich Works will post 0.37 earnings per share for the current year.
In other news, insider Anne Ewing sold 9,220 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.16, for a total value of $121,335.20. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 13,088 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $172,238.08. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 9.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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Potbelly Sandwich Works Company Profile
Potbelly Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in the United States. It offers toasty warm sandwiches, salads, and other items. As of February 23, 2018, the company operated approximately 400 shops in the United States; and approximately 50 franchisees operated shops in the United States, the Middle East, the United Kingdom, Canada, and India.
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