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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:PBPB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NAS:PBPB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:PBPB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 63.72 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.70
NAS:PBPB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NAS:PBPB: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:PBPB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.87  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.7
-1.87
0.82
Interest Coverage 97.11
NAS:PBPB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.56 vs. NAS:PBPB: 97.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:PBPB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 16.56 Max: 97.11
Current: 97.11
1.49
97.11
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 4.98
Beneish M-Score: -3.61
WACC vs ROIC
8.30%
8.87%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 3.20
NAS:PBPB's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. NAS:PBPB: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:PBPB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.53 Max: 3.45
Current: 3.2
0.35
3.45
Net Margin % 2.02
NAS:PBPB's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. NAS:PBPB: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:PBPB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.24  Med: 1.51 Max: 8.75
Current: 2.02
-0.24
8.75
ROE % 6.57
NAS:PBPB's ROE % is ranked lower than
57% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. NAS:PBPB: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:PBPB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 3.94 Max: 6.57
Current: 6.57
2.82
6.57
ROA % 4.76
NAS:PBPB's ROA % is ranked higher than
55% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. NAS:PBPB: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:PBPB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.88 Max: 21.3
Current: 4.76
0.8
21.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.16
NAS:PBPB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.19 vs. NAS:PBPB: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:PBPB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 11.52 Max: 27.59
Current: 13.16
1.99
27.59
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -19.30
NAS:PBPB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. NAS:PBPB: -19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:PBPB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -41.25 Max: -19.3
Current: -19.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.60
NAS:PBPB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. NAS:PBPB: -10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:PBPB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -43.6 Max: -10.6
Current: -10.6
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PBPB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 263,100 sh (New)
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Q2 2016

PBPB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Q3 2016

PBPB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Robert Olstein 374,100 sh (+0.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,353 sh (-28.56%)
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Q4 2016

PBPB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722310    SIC: 5812
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Traded in other countries:PTB.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Potbelly Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Potbelly Sandwich Works LLC, operates Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in 29 states and the District of Columbia. It offers toasty warm sandwiches, signature salads & other fresh menu items.

Potbelly Corporation was established in 1977. The Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Potbelly Sandwich Works LLC, operates Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in 21 states and the District of Columbia. The Company has 234, 264 and 296 company-operated shops in operation, respectively. The Company also sells and administers franchises of new Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops. Its sandwiches, salads and hand-dipped milkshakes are all made fresh to order and its cookies are baked fresh each day. Each of its shops offers freshly-made food with high quality ingredients from a simple menu with sandwiches at a limited number of price points. Its sandwich offerings include Turkey Breast, Italian, Grilled Chicken and Cheddar, Smoked Ham, A Wreck, Chicken Salad, Meatball, Mediterranean, Roast Beef and Tuna Salad. Customers can also order off-menu sandwiches and variations on its sandwiches, including the "Wrecking Ball" (A Wreck plus meatballs), the "Lucky Seven" (which includes all seven of its sliced meat choices) and the "Cheeseburger" (the Meatball with cheddar cheese and no marinara). Its shops also offer salads which are made fresh to order with high quality ingredients. It also offers soups, chili and side dishes. Different soups are offered daily, including varieties such as Broccoli Cheddar, Chicken Noodle, Loaded Baked Potato, Chicken Enchilada, Spicy Southwest Veggie and Tomato soup. Its methods of marketing and advertising promotes and maintain the Potbelly brand image and, among other things, generate awareness of shop locations and new menu offerings. The Company competes in the restaurant industry, primarily in the limited-service restaurant segment but also with restaurants in the full-service restaurant segment, and face significant competition from a variety of restaurants, convenience stores and other outlets on a national, regional and local level. The Company and its franchisees are subject to various federal, state, local and international laws affecting its business.

Top Ranked Articles about Potbelly Corp

Potbelly Corporation Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2017 Results
Potbelly Corporation to Participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Technology Conference 

CHICAGO, March 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB) today announced that Aylwin Lewis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Coyne, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Technology Conference at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City. The conference will consist of one-on-one meetings and a presentation, which will begin at approximately 2:40 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Investors and interested parties may listen to a simultaneous webcast of the presentation by visiting Potbelly’s Investor Relations website at investors.potbelly.com. About Potbelly Potbelly Corporation is a fast-growing neighborhood sandwich concept offering toasty warm sandwiches, signature salads and other fresh menu items served by engaging people in an environment that reflects the Potbelly brand. Our Vision is for our customers to feel that we are their "Neighborhood Sandwich Shop" and to tell others about their great experience. Our Mission is to make people really happy and to improve every day. Our Passion is to be "The Best Place for Lunch." The Company owns and operates over 400 shops in the United States and our franchisees operate over 40 shops domestically, in the Middle East, the United Kingdom and Canada. For more information, please visit our website at www.potbelly.com.  

Contact:
Investor Relations
[email protected]
312-428-2950

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Ratios

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PE Ratio 45.00
PBPB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.58 vs. PBPB: 45.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PBPB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 58.2 Max: 109.57
Current: 45
1.48
109.57
PE Ratio without NRI 45.00
PBPB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
80% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.55 vs. PBPB: 45.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PBPB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 58.2 Max: 109.57
Current: 45
1.48
109.57
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 67.39
PBPB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
88% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.87 vs. PBPB: 67.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.87  Med: 64.62 Max: 68.84
Current: 67.39
60.87
68.84
PB Ratio 2.85
PBPB's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. PBPB: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PBPB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 2.65 Max: 5.03
Current: 2.85
1.99
5.03
PS Ratio 0.90
PBPB's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PBPB: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PBPB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.41
Current: 0.9
0.33
1.41
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 40.09
PBPB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
75% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.71 vs. PBPB: 40.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.51  Med: 39.94 Max: 14000
Current: 40.09
16.51
14000
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.99
PBPB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. PBPB: 7.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 8.18 Max: 17.27
Current: 7.99
3.2
17.27
EV-to-EBIT 25.13
PBPB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. PBPB: 25.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1032.1  Med: 31.3 Max: 616.7
Current: 25.13
-1032.1
616.7
EV-to-EBITDA 9.15
PBPB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. PBPB: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 10 Max: 28.5
Current: 9.15
7
28.5
Current Ratio 1.39
PBPB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PBPB: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBPB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 1.96 Max: 4.37
Current: 1.39
1.39
4.37
Quick Ratio 1.27
PBPB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. PBPB: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBPB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.82 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.27
1.27
4.25
Days Inventory 3.49
PBPB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.76 vs. PBPB: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PBPB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 3.56 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.49
2.57
3.8
Days Sales Outstanding 3.40
PBPB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. PBPB: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBPB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 4 Max: 4.48
Current: 3.4
3.4
4.48
Days Payable 3.49
PBPB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 40.34 vs. PBPB: 3.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PBPB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 4.46 Max: 7.04
Current: 3.49
3.19
7.04

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.80
PBPB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. PBPB: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PBPB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.9  Med: -38.4 Max: 0
Current: 4.8
-87.9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.98
PBPB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. PBPB: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 2.62 Max: 4.78
Current: 2.98
2.46
4.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.02
PBPB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PBPB: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.02
0.45
1.33
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.44
PBPB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. PBPB: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 2.53 Max: 3.17
Current: 2.44
2.26
3.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.98
PBPB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. PBPB: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PBPB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.05 Max: 4.4
Current: 3.98
0.2
4.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $407.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.31
Beta1.00
Short Percentage of Float5.49%
52-Week Range $11.58 - 14.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil)25.06
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Potbelly Corporation Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2017 Results Apr 11 2017 
Investors Should Take a Look at This Sandwich Restaurant Operator Mar 19 2017 
Potbelly Corporation to Participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer & Retail Technolog Mar 01 2017 
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Potbelly Is All Set to Deliver Healthy Returns Feb 22 2016 
David Swensen bought PBPB and GE Mar 12 2015 
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