Potbelly Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 12.88  0.12  0.92%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Potbelly Corporation is 'Cautious Hold'. 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 current analyst consensus.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Potbelly Corporation has a mean deviation of 1.32, semi deviation of 1.4, standard deviation of 1.53, variance of 2.35, downside variance of 2.49 and semi variance of 1.95
This buy or sell recommendations tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on Potbelly and to analyze the firm potential to grow in the current economic cycle. 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 1.89 M, 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

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.08Value At Risk2.01
Potential Upside2.06Standard Deviation1.53
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares1.8 M22.9 M
Confluence Investment Management LlcCommon Shares350.8 K4.5 M
Schwab Charles Investment Management IncCommon Shares115.8 K1.5 M
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares79.3 K1 M
Wedge Capital Management L L PCommon Shares75 K971 K
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares66.4 K860 K
Spark Investment Management LlcCommon Shares64.8 K839 K

Potbelly Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.14
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0271

Potbelly Volatility Alert

Potbelly Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.01 and kurtosis of -1.17. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Potbelly Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Potbelly Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsPotbellyPeer Average
Return On Equity(7.88) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset3.25 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(2.33) % (5.50) %
Operating Margin1.72 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation306.31 M152.14 B
Shares Outstanding25.45 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders3.37 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions83.70 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.89 M3.24 M
Price to Earning161.88 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.76 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.76 times17.81 times
Revenue431.54 M9.85 B
Gross Profit129.79 M21.75 B
EBITDA32.11 M1.41 B
Net Income(10.05 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents28.94 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.14 times5.17 times
Debt to Equity0.01 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.86 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share4.67 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations36.06 M1.25 B
Short Ratio12.78 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.40 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.77 times1.22 times
Number of Employees7.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization327.62 M29.78 B
Total Asset174.51 M126.86 B
Retained Earnings(221.25 M)38.24 B
Working Capital24.6 M3.58 B
Current Asset49.78 M36.8 B
Current Liabilities25.18 M33.34 B
   Acquisition by Susan ChapmanHughes of 5703 shares of Potbelly subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Potbelly Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
The company reported previous year revenue of 431.54 M. Net Loss for the year was (10.05 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 129.79 M.
Over 84.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from thewellesleysnews.com: Analyst EPS Predictions Coverage Potbelly Corporation
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