Wright Investors Service Has Cut Priceline Grp (PCLN) Holding; Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (FRSH) Had 0 Bulls

February 19, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Among 6 analysts covering Papa Murphy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:FRSH), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Papa Murphy’s Holdings had 15 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 27 by Zacks. Jefferies maintained Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) on Friday, December 22 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Friday, August 21 to “Sell”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Jefferies. S&P Research downgraded the shares of FRSH in report on Friday, October 23 to “Sell” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 13 by Jefferies. The stock of Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Thursday, November 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by TheStreet. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14 target in Thursday, March 10 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 4. See Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) latest ratings:

22/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $6.0 Maintain
11/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $4.5 Maintain

Wright Investors Service Inc decreased Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN) stake by 47.95% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wright Investors Service Inc sold 292 shares as Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN)’s stock rose 10.44%. The Wright Investors Service Inc holds 317 shares with $580,000 value, down from 609 last quarter. Priceline Grp Inc now has $91.93 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.79% or $14.75 during the last trading session, reaching $1885. About 559,426 shares traded or 25.80% up from the average. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.19. About 34,420 shares traded. Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) has declined 33.73% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 50.43% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.53 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.18, from 0.71 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 9 investors sold Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. shares while 10 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 5.43 million shares or 39.38% more from 3.90 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Northern holds 0% or 24,012 shares. Signia Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 546,739 shares or 3.34% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 0% of its portfolio in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) for 1,000 shares. Grp One Trading L P holds 100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Com stated it has 0% in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH). Wells Fargo Mn accumulated 0% or 6,085 shares. Clearline Capital L P accumulated 50,188 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Moreover, 12 West Management Lp has 0.89% invested in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH). Bankshares Of Montreal Can invested 0% in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH). Vanguard Grp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH). Plante Moran Advisors Lc stated it has 0% in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH). Moreover, Price Michael F has 1.91% invested in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH). Petrus Trust Lta owns 484,447 shares or 0.68% of their US portfolio. Morgan Stanley accumulated 0% or 6,874 shares. Bridgeway Management stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH).

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises Take ‘N’ Bake pizza stores. The company has market cap of $88.05 million. As of May 10, 2017, it operated approximately 1,500 stores franchised and corporate-owned pizza stores in 39 states, Canada, and United Arab Emirates. It currently has negative earnings.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $1.14 million activity. Tans Gillian had sold 123 shares worth $227,656.

Wright Investors Service Inc increased Progressive Corp Ohio (NYSE:PGR) stake by 20,770 shares to 99,875 valued at $4.84M in 2017Q3. It also upped Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 2,966 shares and now owns 30,441 shares. Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) was raised too.

Among 34 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Priceline.com had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Wednesday, August 9 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) rating on Friday, October 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $1750 target. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, June 22 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by Deutsche Bank. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Monday, January 25 report. The stock of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Needham. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 28 by Benchmark. Benchmark maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 5 report.

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