NASDAQ:PZZA - Papa John's Int'l Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$43.93 +0.21 (+0.48 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 02:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$43.93
Today's Range$43.12 - $44.84
52-Week Range$38.05 - $80.80
Volume2.03 million shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.27 billion
P/E Ratio16.77
Dividend Yield2.11%
Papa JohnPapa John's International, Inc. operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants under the Papa John's trademark in the United States and internationally. It operates through five segments: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, North America Commissaries, North America Franchising, International Operations, and All Others. The company also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 5,199 Papa John's restaurants, which included 743 company-owned and 4,456 franchised restaurants. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Eating places


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-2.22
Current Ratio1.08
Quick Ratio0.90


Trailing P/E Ratio16.77
Forward P/E Ratio28.90
P/E Growth2.11

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.78 billion
Price / Sales0.78
Cash Flow$4.3111 per share
Price / Cash10.19
Book Value($3.02) per share
Price / Book-14.55


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.62
Net Income$102.29 million
Net Margins4.54%
Return on Equity-47.37%
Return on Assets13.75%


Outstanding Shares31,620,000
Market Cap$1.27 billion

Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Papa John's Int'l's stock symbol?

Papa John's Int'l trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PZZA."

How often does Papa John's Int'l pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Papa John's Int'l?

Papa John's Int'l announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Monday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, August 24th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 10th. View Papa John's Int'l's Dividend History.

How will Papa John's Int'l's stock buyback program work?

Papa John's Int'l announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 198% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Papa John's Int'l's earnings last quarter?

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $407.96 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $418.30 million. Papa John's Int'l had a net margin of 4.54% and a negative return on equity of 47.37%. View Papa John's Int'l's Earnings History.

When is Papa John's Int'l's next earnings date?

Papa John's Int'l is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Papa John's Int'l.

What guidance has Papa John's Int'l issued on next quarter's earnings?

Papa John's Int'l issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.30-1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.05.

What price target have analysts set for PZZA?

8 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Papa John's Int'l's stock. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Papa John's Int'l's stock price to reach $59.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Papa John's Int'l.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Papa John's Int'l?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's Int'l in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Papa John's Int'l.

Who are some of Papa John's Int'l's key competitors?

Who are Papa John's Int'l's key executives?

Papa John's Int'l's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steve M. Ritchie, Pres & CEO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Timothy C. O'Hern, Pres of International, Sr. VP & Chief Devel. Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Joseph H. Smith IV, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Lance F. Tucker, CFO, Chief Admin. Officer, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Mike Nettles, Sr. VP & Chief Information & Digital Officer (Age 51)

Has Papa John's Int'l been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PZZA stock have been trending positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Papa John's Int'l earned a news impact score of 0.42 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 47.67 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Papa John's Int'l.

Who are Papa John's Int'l's major shareholders?

Papa John's Int'l's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.26%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (2.27%), FMR LLC (1.85%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.93%) and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (0.39%). Company insiders that own Papa John's Int'l stock include Caroline Miller Oyler, John H Schnatter, Lance F Tucker, Mark S Shapiro, Steve M Ritchie, Timothy C Ohern and Wayne Kent Taylor. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Papa John's Int'l.

Which major investors are selling Papa John's Int'l stock?

PZZA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Swiss National Bank. Company insiders that have sold Papa John's Int'l company stock in the last year include Caroline Miller Oyler, Lance F Tucker, Mark S Shapiro and Timothy C Ohern. View Insider Buying and Selling for Papa John's Int'l.

Which major investors are buying Papa John's Int'l stock?

PZZA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Chilton Investment Co. LLC, Motley Fool Asset Management LLC, Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Papa John's Int'l.

How do I buy shares of Papa John's Int'l?

Shares of PZZA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Papa John's Int'l's stock price today?

One share of PZZA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.93.

How big of a company is Papa John's Int'l?

Papa John's Int'l has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion and generates $1.78 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $102.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.62 on an earnings per share basis. Papa John's Int'l employs 22,400 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Papa John's Int'l?

Papa John's Int'l's mailing address is 2002 Papa Johns Boulevard, Louisville KY, 40299. The company can be reached via phone at 502-261-7272.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ PZZA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  248 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  337 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  585
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Papa John's Int'l and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PZZA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PZZA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by Staff

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