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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PBPB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. PBPB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PBPB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 67.31 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.76
PBPB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PBPB: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PBPB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.64  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.76
-1.64
0.82
Interest Coverage 35.81
PBPB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 33.61 vs. PBPB: 35.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PBPB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 15.83 Max: 40.62
Current: 35.81
1.49
40.62
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.08
M-Score: -3.00
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 (%) 2.32
PBPB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. PBPB: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PBPB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.22 Max: 3.45
Current: 2.32
0.35
3.45
Net-margin (%) 1.41
PBPB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. PBPB: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PBPB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.24  Med: 1.33 Max: 8.75
Current: 1.41
-0.24
8.75
ROE (%) 3.37
PBPB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. PBPB: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PBPB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 2.82 Max: 2.82
Current: 3.37
ROA (%) 2.67
PBPB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. PBPB: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PBPB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.39 Max: 21.3
Current: 2.67
0.8
21.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.40
PBPB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. PBPB: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PBPB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 11.07 Max: 27.59
Current: 9.4
1.99
27.59
» PBPB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

PBPB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 48,670 sh (New)
David Swensen 109,762 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 14,000 sh (+31.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Robert Olstein 165,000 sh (-21.80%)
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Q1 2015

PBPB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 24,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 173,600 sh (+256.69%)
Robert Olstein 235,000 sh (+42.42%)
David Swensen Sold Out
Steven Cohen 100 sh (-99.29%)
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Q2 2015

PBPB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 367,400 sh (+111.64%)
Robert Olstein 350,000 sh (+48.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,800 sh (+14.40%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q3 2015

PBPB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 469,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 71,204 sh (+156.13%)
Jim Simons 761,800 sh (+107.35%)
Robert Olstein 420,000 sh (+20.00%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 58.67
PBPB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
87% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. PBPB: 58.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PBPB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.55  Med: 72.67 Max: 106.53
Current: 58.67
57.55
106.53
PE(NRI) 60.02
PBPB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
88% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. PBPB: 60.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PBPB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.83  Med: 74.28 Max: 109.57
Current: 60.02
58.83
109.57
P/B 2.02
PBPB's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. PBPB: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PBPB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 2.49 Max: 5.03
Current: 2.02
1.99
5.03
P/S 0.83
PBPB's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. PBPB: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PBPB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.83
0.36
1.4
POCF 8.88
PBPB's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. PBPB: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PBPB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 10.13 Max: 17.43
Current: 8.88
3.39
17.43
EV-to-EBIT 31.77
PBPB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. PBPB: 31.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1032.1  Med: 36.60 Max: 616.7
Current: 31.77
-1032.1
616.7
EV-to-EBITDA 9.09
PBPB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. PBPB: 9.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 13.20 Max: 34.4
Current: 9.09
8.6
34.4
Current Ratio 2.41
PBPB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PBPB: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBPB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.23 Max: 4.51
Current: 2.41
0.43
4.51
Quick Ratio 2.30
PBPB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PBPB: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBPB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 3.10 Max: 4.39
Current: 2.3
0.41
4.39
Days Inventory 3.37
PBPB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. PBPB: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PBPB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 3.35 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.37
2.57
3.8
Days Sales Outstanding 5.44
PBPB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. PBPB: 5.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBPB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.61  Med: 4.00 Max: 4.48
Current: 5.44
3.61
4.48
Days Payable 4.30
PBPB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
98% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 37.00 vs. PBPB: 4.30 )
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: 5.02
Current: 4.3
3.19
5.02

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 16.21
PBPB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. PBPB: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PBPB' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.15  Med: 10.54 Max: 17.48
Current: 16.21
7.15
17.48
Price/Tangible Book 2.07
PBPB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. PBPB: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PBPB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 2.55 Max: 4.78
Current: 2.07
2.23
4.78
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
PBPB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PBPB: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PBPB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.88
0.45
1.29
Price/Graham Number 2.35
PBPB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. PBPB: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PBPB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 2.88 Max: 3.17
Current: 2.35
2.54
3.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.17
PBPB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PBPB: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PBPB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 2.45 Max: 3.6
Current: 3.17
0.2
3.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $363
EPS $ 0.17
Short Percentage of Float11.95%
52-Week Range $9.91 - 16.64
Shares Outstanding(Mil)30.30

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Traded in other countries:PTB.Germany,
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.
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