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

-0.38 (-0.59%)
(As of 11:25 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
157,734 shs
Average Volume
782,682 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.10 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Papa John's International MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.55 Rating Score
27.0% Upside
$81.60 Price Target
Short Interest
7.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.49mentions of Papa John
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$202,626 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.61 to $3.10 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.

4.21 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

55th out of 199 stocks

Eating Places Industry

9th out of 41 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. The company operates through four segments: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, North America Commissaries, North America Franchising, and International Operations. It also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants under the Papa John's trademark internationally. Papa John's International, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

PZZA Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating places
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
11 Analysts


Net Income
$82.10 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.14 billion
Cash Flow
$4.83 per share
Book Value
($13.54) per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.12 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Ravi Thanawala (Age 39)
    Interim CEO, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
    Comp: $871.26k
  • Ms. Caroline Miller Oyler (Age 58)
    Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $685.43k
  • Mr. Robert M. LynchMr. Robert M. Lynch (Age 47)
    Comp: $1.78M
  • Mr. Christopher K. Collins (Age 54)
    VP of Tax & Treasury
    Comp: $427.17k
  • 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?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's International in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" PZZA shares.
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What is Papa John's International's stock price target for 2024?

11 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Papa John's International's stock. Their PZZA share price targets range from $60.00 to $106.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $81.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.0% 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 beginning of the year. Since then, PZZA stock has decreased by 15.7% and is now trading at $64.26.
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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 9th 2024.
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How can I listen to Papa John's International's earnings call?

Papa John's International will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 9th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Papa John's International's earnings last quarter?

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 29th. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.18. The company earned $571.32 million during 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 firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.71 earnings per share.

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. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.86%. 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 2.91%. 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 59.35% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What ETFs hold Papa John's International's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) stock in their portfolio include American Customer Satisfaction ETF (ACSI).Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary ETF (PSCD).

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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fifth Third Bancorp (0.10%), IMC Chicago LLC (0.00%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), United Capital Management of KS Inc. (0.03%) and Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Jack H Swaysland, Jeffrey C Smith, Laurette T Koellner, Marvin Boakye, Olivia F Kirtley and Robert Lynch.
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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 4/24/2024 by Staff

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