Papa Murphy's Holdings Short Interest Up 89.3% in June (FRSH)
Shares of Papa Murphy's Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) were the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,419,539 shares, a growth of 89.3% from the May 30th total of 1,278,388 shares, Stock Ratings Network reports. Currently, 32.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 310,063 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.8 days.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Raymond James initiated coverage on shares of Papa Murphy's Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, May 27th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at William Blair initiated coverage on shares of Papa Murphy's Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, May 27th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Robert W. Baird initiated coverage on shares of Papa Murphy's Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, May 27th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $13.00 price target on the stock. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Papa Murphy's Holdings presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $13.33.
Shares of Papa Murphy's Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) opened at 10.11 on Wednesday. Papa Murphy's Holdings has a 52-week low of $8.32 and a 52-week high of $12.10. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.65 and its 200-day moving average is $9.8. The company’s market cap is $171.5 million.
Papa Murphy's Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 22nd. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $25.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.60 million. On average, analysts predict that Papa Murphy's Holdings will post $0.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:FRSH) is a franchisor and operator of the Take ‘N’ Bake pizza chain in the United States.
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