NASDAQ:PZZA - Papa John's Int'l Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$55.42 +3.43 (+6.60 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 03:01 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.42
Today's Range$51.12 - $58.09
52-Week Range$49.54 - $81.09
Volume202,454 shs
Average Volume711,286 shs
Market Capitalization$1.68 billion
P/E Ratio20.92
Dividend Yield1.73%
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

Industry Eating places


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-2.28
Current Ratio1.15
Quick Ratio0.96


Trailing P/E Ratio20.92
Forward P/E Ratio23.79
P/E Growth1.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.78 billion
Price / Sales1.00
Cash Flow$4.2017 per share
Price / Cash13.19
Book Value($3.02) per share
Price / Book-18.35


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.62
Net Income$102.29 million
Net Margins5.17%
Return on Equity-90.29%
Return on Assets15.44%


Outstanding Shares32,190,000

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 14th will be given a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 11th. 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 of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 198% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $427.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $440.74 million. Papa John's Int'l had a negative return on equity of 90.29% and a net margin of 5.17%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.77 EPS. 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 Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Papa John's Int'l.

What price target have analysts set for PZZA?

10 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Papa John's Int'l's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Papa John's Int'l's stock price to reach $68.00 in the next year. 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 somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Papa John's Int'l earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.59 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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

Papa John's Int'l's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.43%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.93%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.84%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (2.25%) and Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (2.08%). 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 BlackRock Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Sei Investments Co., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP and Rhumbline Advisers. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Seven Eight Capital LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Motley Fool Asset Management LLC, Trillium Asset Management LLC, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC and Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd.. 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 $55.42.

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

Papa John's Int'l has a market capitalization of $1.68 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 (PZZA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  219 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  303 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  522
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 6/20/2018 by Staff

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