Media headlines about Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Papa Murphy’s Holdings earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.3799154124321 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ FRSH) remained flat at $5.59 during midday trading on Thursday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 24,866 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $94.83 million. Papa Murphy’s Holdings has a one year low of $3.50 and a one year high of $6.80. The company has a 50 day moving average of $5.63 and a 200 day moving average of $4.96.

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

FRSH has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC decreased their target price on shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from $5.00 to $4.50 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, Papa Murphy’s Holdings has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $4.75.

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In related news, Director L David Mounts purchased 23,879 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of $4.49 per share, for a total transaction of $107,216.71. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Mfp Partners Lp purchased 20,328 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was bought at an average price of $4.21 per share, for a total transaction of $85,580.88. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased 263,474 shares of company stock worth $1,116,325 in the last 90 days. 3.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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