NASDAQ:PBPB - Potbelly Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $10.27 -0.21 (-2.00 %) (As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$10.48Today's Range$10.18 - $10.5952-Week Range$10.00 - $14.15Volume353,900 shsAverage Volume197,257 shsMarket Capitalization$263.60 millionP/E Ratio33.13Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.78 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Potbelly 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 November 9, 2018, the company operated approximately 400 shops in the United States; and approximately 50 franchisees operated shops in the United States, the Middle East, 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. Receive PBPB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PBPB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryN/A SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNASDAQ:PBPB Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.potbelly.com Phone312-951-0600 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.72 Quick Ratio1.60 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio33.13 Forward P/E Ratio35.41 P/E Growth2.11 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$428.11 million Price / Sales0.60 Cash Flow$1.4993 per share Price / Cash6.85 Book Value$4.73 per share Price / Book2.17 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.31 Net Income$-6,950,000.00 Net Margins-2.72% Return on Equity7.35% Return on Assets4.99% Miscellaneous Employees7,300 Outstanding Shares24,840,000Market Cap$263.60 million OptionableOptionable 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) announced its earnings results on Friday, November, 9th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. The company earned $107 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $109.82 million. Potbelly had a positive return on equity of 7.35% and a negative net margin of 2.72%. The firm's revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.07 earnings per share. View Potbelly's Earnings History. When is Potbelly's next earnings date? Potbelly is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Potbelly. What guidance has Potbelly issued on next quarter's earnings? Potbelly updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.26-0.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.37. Potbelly also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.26-0.27 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PBPB? 1 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Potbelly's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate Potbelly's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Potbelly. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Potbelly? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Potbelly in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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. " (11/20/2018) 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We upgrade shares of Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) to Buy, from Hold, and raise our price target to $15, from $13, as we believe a potential top-line catalyst will be accelerated following our recent channel checks." (10/10/2018) Has Potbelly been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about PBPB stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Potbelly earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Potbelly's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Potbelly include Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH), El Pollo LoCo (LOCO), Bojangles (BOJA), Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI), Del Taco Restaurants (TACO), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), Noodles & Co (NDLS), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST), Habit Restaurants (HABT), Chuy's (CHUY), Nathan's Famous (NATH), RCI Hospitality (RICK), Zoe's Kitchen (ZOES), Del Frisco's Restaurant Group (DFRG) and J Alexanders (JAX). Who are Potbelly's key executives? Potbelly's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alan L Johnson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)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)Ms. Maryann Byrdak, Sr. VP of Information Technology (Age 45) 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 (8.49%), Morgan Stanley (8.35%), BlackRock Inc. (6.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.73%), Ancora Advisors LLC (4.55%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.47%). 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 Morgan Stanley, Citadel Advisors LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P., BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Ancora Advisors LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Putnam Investments LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Confluence Investment Management LLC. 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 $10.27. How big of a company is Potbelly? Potbelly has a market capitalization of $263.60 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. What is Potbelly's official website? The official website for Potbelly is http://www.potbelly.com. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 222 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 255 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 477MarketBeat'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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is insider trading harmful?