Fondren Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:FRSH) in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 155,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $834,000. Papa Murphy's accounts for 0.6% of Fondren Management LP’s holdings, making the stock its 29th largest position.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Papa Murphy's by 4.0% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 48,466 shares of the company’s stock valued at $212,000 after purchasing an additional 1,863 shares during the period. Signia Capital Management LLC lifted its position in Papa Murphy's by 2.9% during the third quarter. Signia Capital Management LLC now owns 546,739 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,253,000 after purchasing an additional 15,343 shares during the period. Spark Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Papa Murphy's during the fourth quarter valued at $100,000. Finally, Two Sigma Investments LP acquired a new position in Papa Murphy's during the fourth quarter valued at $248,000. Institutional investors own 30.44% of the company’s stock.
In other news, major shareholder Mfp Partners Lp acquired 58,438 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $4.91 per share, with a total value of $286,930.58. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 3.10% of the company’s stock.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Papa Murphy's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.75 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, February 16th.
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Papa Murphy's Profile
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.
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