Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

News headlines about Fiesta Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:FRGI) have been trending positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fiesta Restaurant Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 45.8435597829261 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI) remained flat at $$18.90 on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 185,109 shares, compared to its average volume of 228,261. Fiesta Restaurant Group has a 12 month low of $15.50 and a 12 month high of $28.77. The company has a quick ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. The stock has a market cap of $511.94, a PE ratio of -21.98, a P/E/G ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 0.62.

FRGI has been the topic of a number of research reports. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $24.00 price objective (up from $19.00) on shares of Fiesta Restaurant Group in a report on Friday, December 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Fiesta Restaurant Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Fiesta Restaurant Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $22.60.

In related news, insider Charles Locke bought 1,565 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $18.73 per share, for a total transaction of $29,312.45. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now directly owns 1,565 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $29,312.45. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Fiesta Restaurant Group Company Profile

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).

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