Brokerages expect Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:FRSH) to report sales of $30.35 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Papa Murphy's’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $30.07 million to $30.62 million. Papa Murphy's posted sales of $35.49 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 14.5%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, March 21st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Papa Murphy's will report full year sales of $30.35 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $117.99 million to $118.54 million. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will post sales of $97.29 million per share, with estimates ranging from $92.06 million to $102.51 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover Papa Murphy's.

Papa Murphy's (NASDAQ:FRSH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.04. Papa Murphy's had a negative net margin of 9.72% and a positive return on equity of 5.05%. The company had revenue of $26.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.03 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.03) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 6.0% on a year-over-year basis.

Papa Murphy's (NASDAQ FRSH) opened at $5.85 on Friday. Papa Murphy's has a fifty-two week low of $3.50 and a fifty-two week high of $6.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 0.31 and a quick ratio of 0.28. The firm has a market cap of $101.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 0.14.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Signia Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Papa Murphy's by 2.9% in the third quarter. Signia Capital Management LLC now owns 546,739 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,253,000 after buying an additional 15,343 shares in the last quarter. B. Riley Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Papa Murphy's during the second quarter worth about $437,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Papa Murphy's by 4.0% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 48,466 shares of the company’s stock worth $212,000 after purchasing an additional 1,863 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Papa Murphy's during the second quarter worth about $361,000. Finally, Verity Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Papa Murphy's during the second quarter worth about $100,000. 32.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Papa Murphy's Company Profile

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a franchisor and operator of the Take ‘N’ Bake pizza chain in the United States. The Company franchises the right to operate Take ‘N’ Bake pizza franchises and operates Take ‘N’ Bake pizza stores owned by the Company.

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