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Potbelly (PBPB) Competitors

$7.48
-0.26 (-3.36%)
(As of 06/14/2024 ET)

PBPB vs. JAX, BBQ, STKS, FAT, LUB, KRUS, BJRI, PTLO, DIN, and TAST

Should you be buying Potbelly stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Potbelly include J. Alexander's (JAX), BBQ (BBQ), ONE Group Hospitality (STKS), FAT Brands (FAT), Luby's (LUB), Kura Sushi USA (KRUS), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Portillo's (PTLO), Dine Brands Global (DIN), and Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Potbelly vs.

Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB) and J. Alexander's (NYSE:JAX) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, media sentiment, profitability, community ranking and analyst recommendations.

Potbelly has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J. Alexander's has a beta of 1.54, indicating that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.

72.6% of Potbelly shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.8% of J. Alexander's shares are held by institutional investors. 9.1% of Potbelly shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.2% of J. Alexander's shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Potbelly has higher revenue and earnings than J. Alexander's.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Potbelly$491.41M0.45$5.12M$0.1262.33
J. Alexander's$183.37M1.15-$22.47MN/AN/A

In the previous week, Potbelly had 2 more articles in the media than J. Alexander's. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Potbelly and 0 mentions for J. Alexander's. Potbelly's average media sentiment score of 1.86 beat J. Alexander's' score of 0.52 indicating that Potbelly is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Potbelly Very Positive
J. Alexander's Positive

Potbelly received 158 more outperform votes than J. Alexander's when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 67.16% of users gave J. Alexander's an outperform vote while only 64.26% of users gave Potbelly an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PotbellyOutperform Votes
338
64.26%
Underperform Votes
188
35.74%
J. Alexander'sOutperform Votes
180
67.16%
Underperform Votes
88
32.84%

J. Alexander's has a net margin of 3.48% compared to Potbelly's net margin of 0.76%. Potbelly's return on equity of 36.44% beat J. Alexander's' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Potbelly0.76% 36.44% 1.65%
J. Alexander's 3.48%6.53%3.02%

Potbelly currently has a consensus target price of $14.00, indicating a potential upside of 87.17%. Given Potbelly's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Potbelly is more favorable than J. Alexander's.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Potbelly
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
J. Alexander's
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

Potbelly beats J. Alexander's on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PBPB and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PBPB vs. The Competition

MetricPotbellyEating places IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$230.97M$8.47B$21.03B$8.40B
Dividend YieldN/A3.88%174.02%4.05%
P/E Ratio62.3336.0120.6413.61
Price / Sales0.452.356.4771.23
Price / Cash13.3420.0618.3031.18
Price / Book15.584.674.534.22
Net Income$5.12M$316.14M$712.57M$216.24M
7 Day Performance-5.97%-0.25%-1.66%-0.47%
1 Month Performance-14.81%-4.28%-3.49%-2.38%
1 Year Performance-9.55%-3.81%0.52%2.11%

Potbelly Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
JAX
J. Alexander's
0 of 5 stars
$14.00
flat
N/AN/A$211.12M$183.37M26.423,200
BBQ
BBQ
0 of 5 stars
$17.24
flat
N/A+0.0%$185.50M$206.44M14.744,350
STKS
ONE Group Hospitality
3.4571 of 5 stars
$4.97
flat
$7.67
+54.3%
-37.2%$156.51M$332.77M38.085,000Positive News
FAT
FAT Brands
2.6257 of 5 stars
$5.32
+1.7%
$15.00
+182.0%
-18.5%$83.69M$526.73M-0.867,390Short Interest ↑
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LUB
Luby's
0 of 5 stars
$1.78
flat
N/AN/A$55.33M$214.02M0.003,074
KRUS
Kura Sushi USA
3.6216 of 5 stars
$85.42
+2.6%
$109.50
+28.2%
-1.5%$935.09M$212.93M610.193,219Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
BJRI
BJ's Restaurants
2.9272 of 5 stars
$35.41
+1.7%
$38.30
+8.2%
+10.3%$827.89M$1.33B35.4121,000Short Interest ↑
PTLO
Portillo's
3.4472 of 5 stars
$10.23
+3.0%
$18.17
+77.6%
-53.8%$746.48M$679.91M25.588,180Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
DIN
Dine Brands Global
2.9991 of 5 stars
$36.34
-0.4%
$58.57
+61.2%
-39.0%$559.64M$831.07M6.47596Short Interest ↑
TAST
Carrols Restaurant Group
0.3118 of 5 stars
$9.54
flat
$9.55
+0.1%
N/A$502.00M$1.88B16.7425,000

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This page (NASDAQ:PBPB) was last updated on 6/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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