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NASDAQ:PZZA

Papa John's International (PZZA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$69.94
-1.95 (-2.71%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$68.19
$72.78
50-Day Range
$69.42
$77.91
52-Week Range
$60.66
$87.72
Volume
1.61 million shs
Average Volume
739,783 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.29 billion
P/E Ratio
28.43
Dividend Yield
2.63%
Price Target
$83.89

Papa John's International MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.9% Upside
$83.89 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
7.76% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.86mentions of Papa John
Based on 35 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.34%
From $2.79 to $3.19 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.98 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

135th out of 208 stocks

Eating Places Industry

30th out of 40 stocks


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About Papa John's International Stock (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Papa 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 four segments: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, North America Commissaries, North America Franchising, and International Operations. The company also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants under the Papa John's trademark internationally. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

PZZA Stock Price History

PZZA Stock News Headlines

Papa John's International Makes Dough and Stock Rises
Papa John's International NASDAQ: PZZA share price has suffered for the last two years as competition and shifting consumer trends cut into growth. Today, the stock price is increasing from a solid support level because the company has returned to growth.
Papa John’s International Makes Dough and Stock Rises
Papa John's is at a turning point that could lead to much higher share prices over the next few years. The stock pays a solid dividend and repurchases shares.
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Q4 2023 Papa John's International Inc Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/23 Dividend
2/09/2024
Dividend Payable
2/23/2024
Last Earnings
2/29/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
Restaurants
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PZZA
CUSIP
69881310
Employees
12,000
Year Founded
1985

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$83.89
High Stock Price Target
$106.00
Low Stock Price Target
$65.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+19.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$67.77 million
Pretax Margin
4.85%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.14 billion
Cash Flow
$4.57 per share
Book Value
($13.54) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,841,000
Market Cap
$2.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.16

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert M. LynchMr. Robert M. Lynch (Age 47)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.04M
  • Ms. Caroline Miller Oyler (Age 58)
    Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $482.87k
  • Ms. Amanda M. Clark (Age 44)
    Chief Operating Officer For International
    Comp: $479.23k
  • Mr. Ravi Thanawala (Age 40)
    CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Justin Falciola
    Chief Insights and Technology Officer
  • Stacy Frole
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mark Shambura
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Elias Reyna
    Chief People & Diversity Officer
  • Ms. Madeline Chadwick
    Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
  • Mr. Shane Hutchins
    Chief Supply Chain Officer














PZZA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Papa John's International stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's International in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" PZZA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PZZA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Papa John's International's stock price target for 2024?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Papa John's International's shares. Their PZZA share price targets range from $65.00 to $106.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $83.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have PZZA shares performed in 2024?

Papa John's International's stock was trading at $76.23 at the start of the year. Since then, PZZA shares have decreased by 8.3% and is now trading at $69.94.
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When is Papa John's International's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
View our PZZA earnings forecast
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How were Papa John's International's earnings last quarter?

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 29th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $571.32 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $578.15 million. Papa John's International had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.46% and a net margin of 3.84%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.71 EPS.

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

Papa John's International declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 29th. Investors of record on Monday, February 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.46 per share on Friday, February 23rd. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 9th.
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Is Papa John's International a good dividend stock?

Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.56%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 74.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PZZA will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.68% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for PZZA.

What is Rob Lynch's approval rating as Papa John's International's CEO?

165 employees have rated Papa John's International Chief Executive Officer Rob Lynch on Glassdoor.com. Rob Lynch has an approval rating of 76% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Papa John's International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Papa John's International investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Papa John's International's major shareholders?

Papa John's International's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.00%), Citadel Advisors LLC (0.00%), FIL Ltd (3.21%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (2.82%), Sei Investments Co. (2.72%) and Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (2.62%). Insiders that own company stock include Jack H Swaysland, Jeffrey C Smith, Marvin Boakye, Olivia F Kirtley and Robert Lynch.
View institutional ownership trends
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How do I buy shares of Papa John's International?

Shares of PZZA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:PZZA) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff