Bandera Partners LLC Sells 115307 Shares of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI)

James Marshall
October 5, 2017

AFAM's SI was 486,300 shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 6.5% from 289,300 shares previously. The stock had a trading volume of 49,230 shares. Monroe Capital Corp (NASDAQ:MRCC) has risen 14.25% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 23.83% the S&P500.

Analysts await Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:FRGI) to report earnings on November, 6. FRGI's profit will be $6.46M for 19.15 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality.

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. has a one year low of $15.50 and a one year high of $30.65. It is down 2.73% since October 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It improved, as 12 investors sold FELE shares while 46 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 19 raised stakes. Td Asset holds 0% or 38,219 shares in its portfolio. The Ohio-based Victory Cap has invested 0% in Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM). Invesco Limited holds 326,341 shares. Art Advisors Lc invested in 59,700 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Fincl Counselors Incorporated holds 0.01% or 10,250 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:FELE). Proshare accumulated 195,116 shares. Bridgeway Capital Management Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Monroe Capital Corp (NASDAQ:MRCC). Hbk Lp invested in 0% or 11,196 shares. 145,083 were accumulated by Van Eck. The restaurant operator reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.33 by ($0.03). Jpmorgan Chase & Co now has $340.57 billion valuation.

The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share.

Monroe Capital Corporation is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. This is helpful in determining how the market values the company compared to it's actual worth. The Firm is a specialty finance firm focused on providing financing primarily to lower middle-market companies in the United States and Canada. It has a 36.57 P/E ratio. It's now trading about -39.97% below its 52-week high.

Among 4 analysts covering Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by Ladenburg Thalmann. On Monday, August 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Piperjaffray to "Neutral". (NYSE:BGS) on Wednesday, September 2 to "Sell" rating. (NASDAQ:FELE) earned "Buy" rating by Boenning & Scattergood on Tuesday, July 25.

In other news, Director Brian P. Friedman purchased 290,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th.

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $88,447 activity. RAUCH STACEY bought 2,000 shares worth $43,000. The Price to Book ratio for Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FRGI) is 7.010668. This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities.

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. owns, operates and franchises two fast-casual restaurant brands, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana through its subsidiaries Pollo Operations, Inc., and its subsidiaries, and Pollo Franchise, Inc., (collectively Pollo Tropical) and Taco Cabana, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively Taco Cabana). It now has negative earnings. The Company operates through the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana segments.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.10, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. Legal & General Grp Pcl has invested 0% in Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:FRGI). (NYSE:JPM) for 3.26 million shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt has 102 shares. Western Standard LLC owned 0.72% of Fiesta Restaurant Group worth $3,992,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Pnc Financial Ser Gp owns 176 shares. SMITH JACK A also bought $43,381 worth of Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:FRGI) on Wednesday, May 17.

The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. Prudential Fin Inc invested in 0.01% or 316,032 shares. Parametric Limited Com holds 33,792 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Courage Capital Management Llc, a Tennessee-based fund reported 184,333 shares. Portolan Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.36% of its portfolio in Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:FRGI). Deutsche Bancshares Ag reported 0% stake. The Return on Assets for Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. The forecast of 2 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. The stock of Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:FRGI) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, August 4 by Jefferies. Therefore 55% are positive. BidaskClub downgraded Fiesta Restaurant Group from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. As per Tuesday, January 24, the company rating was initiated by Bank of America.

Analysts await Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:FRGI) to report earnings on November, 6. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Tuesday, March 7 with "Outperform". They now have a Dollars 14 price target on the stock. As per Tuesday, July 26, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. Wedbush maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, February 28 report. Typically, a stock scoring an 8 or 9 would be seen as strong.

Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.4.

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