Potbelly Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in the United States. More Details
Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.
Share Price & News
How has Potbelly's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PBPB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PBPB's weekly volatility has decreased from 15% to 8% over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PBPB underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned 27.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PBPB underperformed the US Market which returned 36.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Potbelly's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StPotbelly's (NASDAQ:PBPB) Shareholders Are Down 55% On Their Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB) Weighed On By Its Debt Load?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB)?
Is Potbelly undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PBPB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PBPB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PBPB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: PBPB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PBPB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PBPB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.5x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (3.6x).
How is Potbelly forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PBPB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: PBPB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: PBPB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PBPB's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PBPB's revenue (7.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PBPB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Potbelly performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PBPB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PBPB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PBPB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 68.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PBPB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PBPB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-40.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PBPB has a negative Return on Equity (-228.06%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Potbelly's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PBPB's short term assets ($36.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($60.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: PBPB's short term assets ($36.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($223.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PBPB's debt to equity ratio (101.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if PBPB's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: PBPB has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: PBPB is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 10 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
What is Potbelly current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PBPB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PBPB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PBPB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PBPB's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PBPB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Wright (53 yo)
Mr. Robert D. Wright, also known as Bob, serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Potbelly Corporation since July 20, 2020. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of The Wendy's Compa...
|President||0.58yr||no data||0.57% |
|Senior VP||0.83yr||no data||0.14% |
|COO & Senior VP||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||1.42yrs||no data||0.12% |
|Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|VP & Controller||1.58yrs||no data||0.0058% |
Experienced Management: PBPB's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|President||0.58yr||no data||0.57% |
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$106.31k||0.072% |
|Independent Director||11.25yrs||US$150.00k||0.40% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||0.046% |
|Independent Lead Director||0.67yr||US$135.00k||0.099% |
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$135.00k||0.069% |
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||US$135.00k||0.030% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PBPB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.4%.
Potbelly Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Potbelly Corporation
- Ticker: PBPB
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1977
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$139.476m
- Shares outstanding: 27.95m
- Website: https://www.potbelly.com
Number of Employees
- Potbelly Corporation
- 111 North Canal Street
- Suite 850
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PBPB||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2013|
Potbelly Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in the United States. The company offers toasty warm sandwiches, salads, soups, chili, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/01 00:30|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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