Papa Murphy’s Holdings (FRSH) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.15

News coverage about Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Papa Murphy’s Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.657825611095 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Papa Murphy’s Holdings (FRSH) opened at $5.90 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $96.70, a PE ratio of 20.36, a P/E/G ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 0.03. The company has a current ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 0.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. Papa Murphy’s Holdings has a 52-week low of $3.50 and a 52-week high of $6.80.

Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $26.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.03 million. Papa Murphy’s Holdings had a negative net margin of 9.72% and a positive return on equity of 5.05%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.03) EPS. analysts forecast that Papa Murphy’s Holdings will post 0.31 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages have recently commented on FRSH. Jefferies Group LLC reduced their target price on shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from $5.00 to $4.50 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st.

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In other news, insider Weldon W. Spangler acquired 9,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $4.51 per share, with a total value of $40,590.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 30,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $135,300. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director L David Mounts acquired 23,879 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $4.49 per share, with a total value of $107,216.71. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have purchased 65,659 shares of company stock worth $302,201. 3.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Papa Murphy’s Holdings

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a franchisor and operator of the Take ‘N’ Bake pizza chain in the United States. The Company franchises the right to operate Take ‘N’ Bake pizza franchises and operates Take ‘N’ Bake pizza stores owned by the Company.

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