Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $5.15 and last traded at $5.27, with a volume of 520,230 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.24.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 target price (down from $9.00) on shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings in a report on Thursday, August 4th. TheStreet raised Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings in a report on Monday, May 16th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.00.

The firm has a market capitalization of $96.87 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.84. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $6.78 and a 200 day moving average of $9.03.

Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.09 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $29.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $33.44 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. will post $0.26 EPS for the current year.

In other Papa Murphy’s Holdings news, CFO Mark Edward Hutchens purchased 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $5.31 per share, with a total value of $106,200.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 26,017 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $138,150.27. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

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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