NASDAQ:PBPB - Potbelly Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.45 -0.35 (-2.73 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.45
Today's Range$12.20 - $12.90
52-Week Range$11.05 - $14.15
Volume443,346 shs
Average Volume173,085 shs
Market Capitalization$325.86 million
P/E Ratio40.16
Dividend YieldN/A
Potbelly logoPotbelly 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. The company was formerly known as Potbelly Sandwich Works, Inc. and changed its name to Potbelly Corporation in 2002. Potbelly Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Eating places


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.85
Quick Ratio1.74


Trailing P/E Ratio40.16
Forward P/E Ratio33.65
P/E Growth1.99

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$428.11 million
Price / Sales0.74
Cash Flow$1.5073 per share
Price / Cash8.26
Book Value$4.73 per share
Price / Book2.63


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.31
Net Income$-6,950,000.00
Net Margins-2.33%
Return on Equity6.70%
Return on Assets4.59%


Outstanding Shares25,460,000
Market Cap$325.86 million

Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Potbelly's stock symbol?

Potbelly trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PBPB."

How were Potbelly's earnings last quarter?

Potbelly Corp (NASDAQ:PBPB) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13. The company had revenue of $110.35 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.85 million. Potbelly had a positive return on equity of 6.70% and a negative net margin of 2.33%. View Potbelly's Earnings History.

When is Potbelly's next earnings date?

Potbelly is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Potbelly.

What guidance has Potbelly issued on next quarter's earnings?

Potbelly issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.37-0.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.36.

What price target have analysts set for PBPB?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Potbelly's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Potbelly's share price to reach $14.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Potbelly.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Potbelly?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Potbelly in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Potbelly.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Potbelly stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Potbelly stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Potbelly Corporation is a neighborhood sandwich concept. The Company manages establishments for consuming food on premises to offers sandwiches, salads, soups, chili, chips, cookies, ice cream, and smoothies. It serves customers throughout the United States. Potbelly Corporation is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. " (8/11/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Potbelly (PBPB) announced 4Q17 (December) pro forma EPS of $0.08, in-line with the Street mean, but below our $0.11 estimate." (2/23/2018)

Who are some of Potbelly's key competitors?

Who are Potbelly's key executives?

Potbelly's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alan L Johnson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael W. Coyne, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Ms. Julie Younglove-Webb, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 48)
  • Mr. Matthew J. Revord, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Chief People Officer & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brandon P. Rhoten, Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 38)

Has Potbelly been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PBPB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Potbelly earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Potbelly.

Who are Potbelly's major shareholders?

Potbelly's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (8.36%), BlackRock Inc. (6.95%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.60%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (3.54%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.38%) and Alambic Investment Management L.P. (1.14%). Company insiders that own Potbelly stock include Anne Ewing, Julie Younglove-Webb, Marla C Gottschalk, Matthew J Revord and Peter A Bassi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Potbelly.

Which major investors are selling Potbelly stock?

PBPB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alambic Investment Management L.P., Fondren Management LP, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Potbelly company stock in the last year include Anne Ewing, Julie Younglove-Webb, Marla C Gottschalk and Matthew J Revord. View Insider Buying and Selling for Potbelly.

Which major investors are buying Potbelly stock?

PBPB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Spark Investment Management LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Potbelly.

How do I buy shares of Potbelly?

Shares of PBPB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Potbelly's stock price today?

One share of PBPB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.45.

How big of a company is Potbelly?

Potbelly has a market capitalization of $325.86 million and generates $428.11 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-6,950,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.31 on an earnings per share basis. Potbelly employs 7,300 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Potbelly?

Potbelly's mailing address is 111 NORTH CANAL STREET SUITE 850, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The company can be reached via phone at 312-951-0600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Potbelly (NASDAQ PBPB)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  210 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  244 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  454
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Potbelly and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PBPB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PBPB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/22/2018 by Staff

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