Potbelly Sandwich Works

Potbelly Sandwich Shop got its start as a small antique store that turned into a lines-out-the-door neighborhood sandwich shop. Before you knew it, word got out about our craveable toasty sandwiches, and we couldn’t contain the irresistible Potbelly vibe and food to simply one location. Today, there are more than 350 Potbelly Sandwich Shops serving neighborhoods in 26 states and Washington DC and 30 franchise shops, including locations in the Middle East & UK. The unique Potbelly experience is created by simple, fresh and tasty food, live local music, eclectic décor and our friendly employees whose mission is to make people really happy. -Building the Potbelly Nation! We are opening more shops in more places across the country. This kind of growth means more opportunity for you, whether it’s in our shops or at our Support Center. We’re looking for leaders at every level who have positive energy, great teamwork and the desire to succeed both personally and professionally. We are creating the Potbelly Nation. You can help us build it. -Start your Potbelly Journey! Whatever your journey may be, we can get you started on the right career path with fun-filled, thorough and innovative training as well as continuous on-going development. You’ll get feedback to help you along the way so you can achieve your goals and move along the Potbelly Path. Grow your dreams with Potbelly. Where will your Journey take you?
Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
7,400 (est)
Potbelly Sandwich Works was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Potbelly Sandwich Works Office Locations

Potbelly Sandwich Works has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
111 N Canal St

Potbelly Sandwich Works Financials and Metrics

Potbelly Sandwich Works Financials

Potbelly Sandwich Works's revenue was reported to be $407.1 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

108.1 m

Net income (Q2, 2017)

(63 k)

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

164 k

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

317 m

Cash (25-Jun-2017)

21.2 m
Potbelly Sandwich Works's current market capitalization is $317 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


299.7 m327 m372.8 m407.1 m

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

40.4 m

Operating expense total

40.4 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


73.9 m83.6 m84.7 m85.8 m95.9 m96 m96 m105 m103.8 m101.7 m108.1 m

General and administrative expense

7.8 m8.9 m7.6 m8.8 m9.6 m9.2 m10.5 m10.3 m10 m10.4 m10.9 m

Operating expense total

74.3 m80.2 m81.4 m84.8 m91.9 m93.7 m94.1 m99.5 m100.9 m100.4 m108 m


(441 k)3.5 m3.3 m948 k4.1 m2.4 m1.9 m5.5 m2.8 m1.3 m164 k
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


69.6 m63 m32 m23.4 m


2.3 m2.8 m3.2 m3.4 m

Current Assets

81.8 m80.2 m49.8 m38.6 m


79 m85.7 m97.4 m107.1 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


69.5 m70.5 m69.4 m61.7 m54.1 m42.8 m33.5 m29.9 m29.7 m27.4 m21.2 m


2.2 m2.4 m2.4 m2.6 m2.8 m2.8 m3 m3 m3 m3.1 m3.3 m

Current Assets

84.1 m85.7 m85.3 m79.9 m71 m61.4 m49.5 m42.7 m47.8 m42.8 m39.3 m


79 m81.9 m83.4 m89.8 m92.6 m96 m96.5 m95.8 m97.6 m106.5 m105.3 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.3 m4.3 m5.7 m8.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

17.9 m19.6 m21.5 m22.7 m

Accounts Receivable

285 k(1 m)(445 k)674 k


(353 k)(505 k)(388 k)(188 k)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(292 k)2 m2 m536 k2.5 m1.5 m1.1 m3.4 m1.8 m682 k

Depreciation and Amortization

4.7 m4.8 m5 m5.2 m


2.4 m2.4 m2.6 m2.8 m2.8 m3 m3 m3 m3.1 m

Accounts Payable

3.5 m3.3 m3.1 m2.2 m3.4 m3.2 m3.9 m4.1 m4.3 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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