Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) fell 0.8% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $7.06 and last traded at $7.19, with a volume of 91,529 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $7.25.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Jefferies Group downgraded shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $14.00 to $10.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Robert W. Baird downgraded shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $13.00 to $11.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 25th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. Papa Murphy’s Holdings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.00.

The stock has a market capitalization of $122.15 million and a PE ratio of 40.68. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $7.23 and a 200 day moving average of $9.61.

Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.09. The company earned $32.99 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.90 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.15 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. will post $0.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Papa Murphy’s Holdings stock. Boston Partners raised its position in Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) by 3.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 423,001 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 12,667 shares during the period. Boston Partners owned approximately 2.49% of Papa Murphy’s Holdings worth $4,763,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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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