Papa Murphy’s (FRSH) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Press coverage about Papa Murphy’s (NASDAQ:FRSH) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Papa Murphy’s earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 48.0927510921455 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

FRSH stock traded down $0.13 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $5.25. 12,517 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 26,837. The company has a current ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 0.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83. Papa Murphy’s has a 1-year low of $3.50 and a 1-year high of $6.50. The stock has a market cap of $91.72 million, a P/E ratio of 35.00, a PEG ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 0.14.

Papa Murphy’s (NASDAQ:FRSH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.02. Papa Murphy’s had a net margin of 11.82% and a return on equity of 9.61%. The company had revenue of $30.79 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $31.84 million. equities research analysts predict that Papa Murphy’s will post 0.37 earnings per share for the current year.

FRSH has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. TheStreet raised shares of Papa Murphy’s from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Papa Murphy’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Papa Murphy’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, May 12th.

Papa Murphy’s Company Profile

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises Take ?N' Bake pizza stores. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Company Stores, Domestic Franchise, and International. As of January 1, 2018, it operated approximately 1,523 stores, including 1,338 franchised and 145 company-owned stores in 39 states, as well as 14 stores in Canada and 26 stores in the Middle East.

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