Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) was down 0.8% during mid-day 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 equities research analysts have issued reports on FRSH shares. TheStreet raised Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings in a report on Monday, May 16th. Jefferies Group downgraded Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price target for the company from $14.00 to $10.00 in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Papa Murphy’s Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the stock. Papa Murphy’s Holdings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.00.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $7.22 and a 200-day moving average of $9.58. The stock has a market cap of $122.15 million and a PE ratio of 40.68.

Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.09. The firm earned $32.99 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $33.90 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.15 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast 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 boosted its stake in shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) by 3.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 423,001 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 12,667 shares during the period. Boston Partners owned about 2.49% of Papa Murphy’s Holdings worth $4,763,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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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