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Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA) will be posting its Q114 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 29th. Analysts expect Panera Bread to post earnings of $1.52 per share and revenue of $598.07 million for the quarter. Panera Bread has set its Q1 guidance at $1.49-1.55 EPS and its FY14 guidance at $6.80-7.05 EPS.Persons interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 18th. The company reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $662.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $662.63 million. On average, analysts expect Panera Bread to post $6.94 EPS for the current fiscal year and $7.95 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA) opened at 168.16 on Monday. Panera Bread has a 1-year low of $150.33 and a 1-year high of $194.77. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $175.9 and a 200-day moving average of $172.5. The company has a market cap of $4.594 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.07.

A number of research firms have recently commented on PNRA. Analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Panera Bread from $160.00 to $175.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 15th. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of Panera Bread from $185.00 to $215.00 in a research note on Monday, March 31st. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Wedbush upgraded shares of Panera Bread from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, March 31st. They now have a $215.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $185.00. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $188.59.

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ:PNRA) s a national bakery-cafe concept with 1,541 Company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafe locations in42 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada.

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