Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) is Attracting Smart Money


In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) reported that Mfp Investors Llc has picked up 2,212,429 of common stock as of 2017-08-07.

The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Mfp Investors Llc to a total of 2,212,429 representing a 13.1% in the company.

For those not familiar with the company, Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a franchisor and operator of the Take ‘N’ Bake pizza chain in the United States. The Company franchises the right to operate Take ‘N’ Bake pizza franchises and operates Take ‘N’ Bake pizza stores owned by the Company. The Company operates through three segments: Domestic Company Stores, Domestic Franchise and International. Its Domestic Franchise segment consists of its domestic franchised stores, which represent its system-wide stores and derives its revenues from franchise and development fees and the collection of franchise royalties. The Domestic Company Stores segment consists of its Company-owned stores in the United States and derives its revenues from retail sales of pizza and side items to the general public. Its International segment consists of its stores outside of the United States, all of which are franchised and derives its revenues from franchise and development fees.

A glance at Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 71.20M based on 16.95M shares outstanding and a price at last close of $4.20 per share.

Looking at insider activity, there are a few recent transactions worth noting.

Specifically, on 2017-08-02, Mfp picked up 10,000 at a purchase price of $4.19 per share.This brings their total holding to 2,191,328 as of the date of the filing.

On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Kim unload 6,314 shares at a sale price of $17.55. This brings their total holding to 11,071.

It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions. Subscribe below and we’ll keep you on top of what’s happening before it moves markets.