Media coverage about Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Potbelly earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.1570518999666 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Potbelly (PBPB) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Issue Forecasts for Potbelly Corporation’s FY2019 Earnings (PBPB) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q1 2018 Earnings Estimate for Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) Issued By William Blair (americanbankingnews.com)
- Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Potbelly (PBPB) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB) opened at $12.65 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $317.84, a PE ratio of 140.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.93. Potbelly has a 12-month low of $10.50 and a 12-month high of $14.28.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on PBPB shares. Maxim Group reissued a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 target price on shares of Potbelly in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Potbelly from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $13.00 price target on shares of Potbelly in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Potbelly from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.25.
Potbelly Company Profile
Potbelly Corporation owns and operates Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in the United States. The Company has domestic and international franchise operations of Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops. As of December 25, 2016, the Company operated Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in 29 states and the District of Columbia.
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