Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) major shareholder Mfp Partners Lp purchased 32,780 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $4.71 per share, for a total transaction of $154,393.80. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Mfp Partners Lp also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, August 10th, Mfp Partners Lp acquired 23,417 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.90 per share, for a total transaction of $91,326.30.
  • On Wednesday, August 9th, Mfp Partners Lp bought 30,000 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.12 per share, with a total value of $123,600.00.
  • On Friday, August 11th, Mfp Partners Lp acquired 60,617 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.01 per share, with a total value of $243,074.17.
  • On Tuesday, August 8th, Mfp Partners Lp acquired 32,453 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.18 per share, with a total value of $135,653.54.
  • On Wednesday, August 2nd, Mfp Partners Lp acquired 20,328 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $4.21 per share, with a total value of $85,580.88.
  • On Tuesday, July 18th, Mfp Partners Lp purchased 30,900 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The shares were bought at an average price of $4.15 per share, with a total value of $128,235.00.
  • On Monday, July 17th, Mfp Partners Lp purchased 10,032 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The shares were bought at an average price of $4.20 per share, with a total value of $42,134.40.
  • On Wednesday, July 19th, Mfp Partners Lp acquired 50,032 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $4.18 per share, with a total value of $209,133.76.
  • On Thursday, July 13th, Mfp Partners Lp acquired 200 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.20 per share, with a total value of $840.00.
  • On Wednesday, July 12th, Mfp Partners Lp bought 4,350 shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $4.20 per share, for a total transaction of $18,270.00.

Shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (FRSH) traded up 3.06% during trading on Friday, hitting $5.72. The company had a trading volume of 312,609 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $97.04 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is $4.39 and its 200 day moving average is $4.58. Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. has a 1-year low of $3.50 and a 1-year high of $6.88.

Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. Papa Murphy’s Holdings had a positive return on equity of 3.16% and a negative net margin of 8.43%. The firm had revenue of $29.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.89 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.06 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. will post $0.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Boston Partners raised its position in shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings by 2.2% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 616,342 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,940,000 after buying an additional 13,104 shares in the last quarter. Signia Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings during the first quarter valued at $2,610,000. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings during the first quarter valued at $107,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings during the first quarter valued at $421,000. Finally, KCG Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings during the first quarter valued at $357,000. 31.69% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

FRSH has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Jefferies Group LLC reduced their price target on shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from $5.00 to $4.50 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company lowered shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $5.25 to $5.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $4.75.

About Papa Murphy’s Holdings

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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