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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
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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:PBPB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 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: 1.44  Med: 5033.72 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.69
NAS:PBPB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NAS:PBPB: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:PBPB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.64  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.69
-1.64
0.82
Interest Coverage 27.24
NAS:PBPB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.34 vs. NAS:PBPB: 27.24 )
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: 27.24
1.49
97.11
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.10
Beneish M-Score: -3.20
WACC vs ROIC
7.11%
2.58%
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating Margin % 0.87
NAS:PBPB's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. NAS:PBPB: 0.87 )
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: 0.87
0.35
3.45
Net Margin % 0.54
NAS:PBPB's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. NAS:PBPB: 0.54 )
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: 0.54
-0.24
8.75
ROE % 1.84
NAS:PBPB's ROE % is ranked lower than
63% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. NAS:PBPB: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:PBPB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.94 Max: 6.49
Current: 1.84
1.84
6.49
ROA % 1.29
NAS:PBPB's ROA % is ranked lower than
58% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. NAS:PBPB: 1.29 )
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: 1.29
0.8
21.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.47
NAS:PBPB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. NAS:PBPB: 3.47 )
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: 3.47
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 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 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
81% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 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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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722310    SIC: 5812
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Traded in other countries:PTB.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Potbelly Corporation is a neighborhood sandwich concept offering sandwiches, salads and other menu items. Geographically, the group has its business presence internationally and generates most of the income through the sale of food items.

Potbelly Corporation is a neighborhood sandwich concept offering sandwiches, salads and other menu items. The company owns and operates Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in the United States and also has domestic and international franchise operations of Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops. Its menu includes items made from ingredients, such as vegetables, hearth-baked bread, and white meat chicken and it offers items such as toasty warm sandwiches, signature salads, soups, chili, sides and desserts, and in its breakfast locations, breakfast sandwiches and steel cut oatmeal. Geographically, the corporation has its business presence internationally and generates most of the income through the sale of food items.

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Potbelly Corporation Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2017 Results
Potbelly Corporation Announces Departure of Chief Executive Officer Later This Year
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 149.75
PBPB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.04 vs. PBPB: 149.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PBPB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 60.73 Max: 156.25
Current: 149.75
1.48
156.25
PE Ratio without NRI 149.75
PBPB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
92% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.68 vs. PBPB: 149.75 )
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: 60.73 Max: 156.25
Current: 149.75
1.48
156.25
PB Ratio 2.45
PBPB's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. PBPB: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PBPB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 2.59 Max: 5.03
Current: 2.45
1.99
5.03
PS Ratio 0.73
PBPB's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PBPB: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PBPB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.73
0.36
1.4
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 855.71
PBPB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.64 vs. PBPB: 855.71 )
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: 14.72  Med: 38.21 Max: 892.86
Current: 855.71
14.72
892.86
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.52
PBPB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
67% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.51 vs. PBPB: 7.52 )
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: 3.4  Med: 8 Max: 17.24
Current: 7.52
3.4
17.24
EV-to-EBIT 76.06
PBPB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. PBPB: 76.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1032.1  Med: 32 Max: 616.7
Current: 76.06
-1032.1
616.7
EV-to-EBITDA 9.73
PBPB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.53 vs. PBPB: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 10 Max: 36.2
Current: 9.73
7.1
36.2
EV-to-Revenue 0.66
PBPB's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
77% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PBPB: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PBPB' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.8 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.66
0.6
2.3
Current Ratio 1.46
PBPB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. PBPB: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBPB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.94 Max: 4.51
Current: 1.46
0.43
4.51
Quick Ratio 1.35
PBPB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PBPB: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBPB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.8 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.35
0.41
4.39
Days Inventory 3.49
PBPB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 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 5.11
PBPB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. PBPB: 5.11 )
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: 5.11
Current: 5.11
3.4
5.11
Days Payable 4.93
PBPB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
100% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 39.76 vs. PBPB: 4.93 )
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: 4.93
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
92% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 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 2.57
PBPB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. PBPB: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 2.71 Max: 4.78
Current: 2.57
2.23
4.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.83
PBPB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PBPB: 0.83 )
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: 0.49  Med: 1 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.83
0.49
1.38
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.13
PBPB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. PBPB: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.54 Max: 4.24
Current: 4.13
0.38
4.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.31
PBPB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. PBPB: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PBPB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 2.7 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.31
-0.2
4.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $418.32
EPS (TTM) $ 0.08
Beta0.79
Short Percentage of Float7.63%
52-Week Range $10.50 - 14.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.80

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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