News coverage about Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (NASDAQ:PLKI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 100 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Separately, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $79.00 price objective on shares of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $63.50.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Company Profile
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc (Popeyes) develops, operates and franchises quick-service restaurants (QSRs) under the trade names Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits. The Company conducts its operations through two segments: franchise operations and Company-operated restaurants. The Company-operated restaurant segment includes the operation of Company-owned restaurants.
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