Potbelly Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

PBPB -- USA Stock  

USD 9.36  0.04  0.43%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Potbelly Corporation is 'Strong Sell'. Macroaxis provides Potbelly buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Potbelly positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Potbelly available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Potbelly buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally take a look at Potbelly Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Potbelly Corporation has a mean deviation of 1.74, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.52, variance of 6.34, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
We provide buy or sell recommendations to complement the recent expert consensus on Potbelly. Our dynamic recommendation engine exercises multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the firm potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Potbelly is not overpriced, please check all Potbelly fundamentals including its Debt to Equity, Price to Earnings To Growth and the relationship between Net Income and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Potbelly has Number of Shares Shorted of 3.09M, we recommend you check out Potbelly market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your recent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Potbelly Thematic Classifications

Restaurants Hotels Motels IdeaRestaurants Hotels Motels
USA Equities from Restaurants Hotels Motels industry as classified by Fama & French

Potbelly Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.56Value At Risk5.23
Potential Upside3.39Standard Deviation2.52
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Renaissance Technologies LlcCommon Shares2.2 M26.6 M
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares2.1 M25.5 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares1.7 M20.4 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares1.5 M17.9 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares1.3 M16.1 M
Ancora Advisors LlcCommon Shares1.2 M14.3 M
Stephens Investment Management Group LlcCommon Shares1 M12.5 M

Potbelly Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.25
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.16

Potbelly Volatility Alert

Potbelly Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.76 and kurtosis of 2.17. However, we advise investors to further study Potbelly Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Potbelly Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsPotbellyPeer Average
Return On Equity(9.84)% (15.17)%
Return On Asset3.56% (15.64)%
Profit Margin(2.72)% (5.50)%
Operating Margin2.26% (10.91)%
Current Valuation202.52M152.14B
Shares Outstanding24.84M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders3.42% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions88.57% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted3.09M3.24M
Price to Earning161.88X40.69X
Price to Book2.14X14.44X
Price to Sales0.54X17.81X
Gross Profit129.79M21.75B
Net Income(11.78M)517.71M
Cash and Equivalents26.71M3.89B
Cash per Share1.08X5.17X
Debt to Equity0.01% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.72X3.30X
Book Value Per Share4.37X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations36.1M1.25B
Short Ratio8.28X2.09X
Earnings Per Share(0.47)X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.74X1.22X
Number of Employees7.3K10.67K
Market Capitalization232.05M29.78B
Total Asset174.51M126.86B
Retained Earnings(221.25M)38.24B
Working Capital24.6M3.58B
Current Asset49.78M36.8B
Current Liabilities25.18M33.34B
   Acquisition by Thomas Fitzgerald of 93359 shares of Potbelly subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Potbelly Market Momentum

Potbelly Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Potbelly generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The company reported previous year revenue of 432.41M. Net Loss for the year was (11.78M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 129.79M.
Over 89.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

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Potbelly Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price12.00
Target Mean Price12.50
Recommendation Mean2.80
Target High Price15.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions5
Target Low Price11.00
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