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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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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:PBPB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 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: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
1.44
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.69
NAS:PBPB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 331 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 49.46
NAS:PBPB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.62 vs. NAS:PBPB: 49.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:PBPB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.74  Med: 37.88 Max: 128.01
Current: 49.46
6.74
128.01
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.40
Beneish M-Score: -3.46
WACC vs ROIC
8.07%
10.16%
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 % 1.42
NAS:PBPB's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
79% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. NAS:PBPB: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:PBPB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 3.33 Max: 4.21
Current: 1.42
0.87
4.21
Net Margin % -2.29
NAS:PBPB's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NAS:PBPB: -2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:PBPB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.29  Med: 1.42 Max: 8.75
Current: -2.29
-2.29
8.75
ROE % -8.16
NAS:PBPB's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. NAS:PBPB: -8.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:PBPB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.16  Med: 3.38 Max: 6.49
Current: -8.16
-8.16
6.49
ROA % -5.65
NAS:PBPB's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NAS:PBPB: -5.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:PBPB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.65  Med: 3.07 Max: 21.3
Current: -5.65
-5.65
21.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -5.57
NAS:PBPB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. NAS:PBPB: -5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:PBPB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.57  Med: 10.3 Max: 27.59
Current: -5.57
-5.57
27.59
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 16.50
NAS:PBPB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NAS:PBPB: 16.50 )
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: -19.3 Max: 16.5
Current: 16.5
0
16.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.20
NAS:PBPB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NAS:PBPB: 2.20 )
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: -10.6 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.2
0
2.2
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Q2 2017

PBPB Guru Trades in Q2 2017

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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 owns and franchises hundreds of limited-service restaurants specializing in sandwiches and salads. Most of its locations are company-owned and in the United States, with Illinois and Texas housing far more locations than any other states. The company began a franchising program in 2010 and now has franchise partners in a number of countries. Excluding the United States, most of Potbelly's franchises are in the Middle East, where it has roughly a dozen locations. The company generates the majority of its revenue during lunchtime hours.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 2.77
PBPB's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. PBPB: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PBPB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 2.62 Max: 5.03
Current: 2.77
1.99
5.03
PS Ratio 0.75
PBPB's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PBPB: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PBPB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.75
0.36
1.42
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 95.52
PBPB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
82% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.97 vs. PBPB: 95.52 )
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: 14.68  Med: 42.28 Max: 892.86
Current: 95.52
14.68
892.86
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.89
PBPB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. PBPB: 8.89 )
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: 8.1 Max: 17.39
Current: 8.89
3.4
17.39
EV-to-EBIT -51.12
PBPB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. PBPB: -51.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1057.4  Med: 29.9 Max: 616.7
Current: -51.12
-1057.4
616.7
EV-to-EBITDA 15.25
PBPB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.96 vs. PBPB: 15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBPB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 10.8 Max: 36.2
Current: 15.25
7.1
36.2
EV-to-Revenue 0.69
PBPB's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
76% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PBPB: 0.69 )
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: 0.69
0.6
2.3
Current Ratio 1.86
PBPB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PBPB: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBPB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.91 Max: 4.51
Current: 1.86
0.43
4.51
Quick Ratio 1.73
PBPB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. PBPB: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBPB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.78 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.73
0.41
4.39
Days Inventory 3.49
PBPB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 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: 3.62 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.49
2.57
3.8
Days Sales Outstanding 4.15
PBPB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. PBPB: 4.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBPB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 4.34 Max: 4.48
Current: 4.15
3.4
4.48
Days Payable 3.51
PBPB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 45.50 vs. PBPB: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PBPB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 4.34 Max: 7.04
Current: 3.51
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
93% of the 203 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: 4.8 Max: 0
Current: 4.8
-87.9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.91
PBPB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. PBPB: 2.91 )
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: 2.91
2.23
4.78
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.52
PBPB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. PBPB: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PBPB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 2.42 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.52
2.37
2.52
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.88
PBPB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. PBPB: 0.88 )
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: 0.5  Med: 1 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.88
0.5
1.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.96
PBPB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. PBPB: -1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PBPB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 2.5 Max: 4.9
Current: -1.96
-2.2
4.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -23.03
PBPB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. PBPB: -23.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PBPB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.1  Med: -22.9 Max: -21.1
Current: -23.03
-23.1
-21.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $429.33
EPS (TTM) $ -0.40
Beta0.87
Volatility18.11%
52-Week Range $10.60 - 13.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.15

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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