Papa John's Int'l Company Profile (NASDAQ:PZZA)

About Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Papa JohnPapa John's International, Inc. (Papa John's) operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants and, in certain international markets, dine-in and delivery restaurants under the trademark Papa John's. The Company operates through five segments: domestic Company-owned restaurants, North America commissaries, North America franchising, international operations and all other business units. North America is defined as the United States and Canada. Domestic is defined as the contiguous United States. International franchisees are defined as all franchise operations outside of the United States and Canada. As of December 25, 2016, there were 5,097 Papa John's restaurants in operation, consisting of 744 Company-owned and 4,353 franchised restaurants operating domestically in all 50 states and in 45 countries and territories. It offers pizza along with side items, including breadsticks, cheesesticks, chicken poppers and wings, dessert items and canned or bottled beverages.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Specialty Eateries
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PZZA
  • CUSIP: 69881310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.92 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,766,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $79.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $82.31
  • 52 Week Range: $61.60 - $90.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.14
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.57
  • P/E Growth: 1.53
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.69
  • Book Value: $0.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 330.67
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBIDTA: $197.58 million
  • Net Margins: 5.62%
  • Return on Equity: 4,984.46%
  • Return on Assets: 19.26%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -26.84%
  • Current Ratio: 1.14%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.95%
  • Average Volume: 590,810 shs.
  • Beta: 0.25
  • Short Ratio: 4.97

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

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 Thursday, April 27th. Investors of record on Monday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, May 19th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 4th. View Papa John's Int'l's Dividend History.

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

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $449.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $435.47 million. Papa John's Int'l had a return on equity of 4,984.46% and a net margin of 5.62%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.69 EPS. View Papa John's Int'l's Earnings History.

Where is Papa John's Int'l's stock going? Where will Papa John's Int'l's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Papa John's Int'l's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Papa John's Int'l's stock price to reach $85.57 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Papa John's Int'l.

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

Who owns Papa John's Int'l stock?

Papa John's Int'l's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (10.81%), BlackRock Inc. (8.38%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.47%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.54%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.08%) and TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (2.62%). Company insiders that own Papa John's Int'l stock include John H Schnatter, Lance F Tucker, Norborne P Cole, Robert C Kraut, Steve M Ritchie, Timothy C Ohern and Wayne Kent Taylor. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Papa John's Int'l.

Who sold Papa John's Int'l stock? Who is selling Papa John's Int'l stock?

Papa John's Int'l's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Alliancebernstein L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., Sheets Smith Wealth Management and Nationwide Fund Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Papa John's Int'l stock in the last year include John H Schnatter, Lance F Tucker, Steve M Ritchie and Timothy C Ohern. View Insider Buying and Selling for Papa John's Int'l.

Who bought Papa John's Int'l stock? Who is buying Papa John's Int'l stock?

Papa John's Int'l's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Papa John's Int'l.

How do I buy Papa John's Int'l stock?

Shares of Papa John's Int'l can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Papa John's Int'l stock cost?

One share of Papa John's Int'l stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.36.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $85.57 (7.83% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/22/2017Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$95.00LowView Rating Details
5/3/2017InstinetBoost Price TargetNeutral$76.00 -> $84.00LowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetHold$83.00LowView Rating Details
2/23/2017StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$100.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$87.00N/AView Rating Details
7/20/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$80.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$66.47 -> $70.00N/AView Rating Details
11/19/2015SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$70.00N/AView Rating Details
8/10/2015Tigress FinancialDowngradeStrong-Buy -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Earnings by Quarter for Papa John`s Int`l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.74$0.77$435.47 million$449.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q4 2016$0.66$0.69$446.85 million$439.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3$0.50$0.57$418.10 million$422.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q2$0.54$0.61$414.45 million$423.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q1$0.63$0.69$440.89 million$428.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q4$0.57$0.62$425.76 million$416.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q3$0.45$0.45$400.90 million$389.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q2$0.49$0.47$403.60 million$398.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.53$0.55$415.90 million$432.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.50$0.52$411.70 million$425.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.37$0.39$378.50 million$390.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.42$0.40$381.90 million$380.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.46$0.45$384.90 million$401.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q4 13$0.41$0.41$373.82 million$387.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.65$0.65$347.85 million$346.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.69$0.77$348.14 million$349.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.81$0.84$364.34 million$355.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.76$0.74$353.29 million$367.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.55$0.55$322.72 million$325.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.56$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.55$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.61$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.40$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.47$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.60$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.48$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.79
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.74$0.75$0.75
Q2 20173$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q3 20173$0.57$0.61$0.59
Q4 20173$0.82$0.84$0.83
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Most Recent Dividend:5/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.01%
Payout Ratio:32.13% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
28.07% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
24.77% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Papa John`s Int`l (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 28.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.25%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Papa John`s Int`l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Papa John`s Int`l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/12/2017Lance F TuckerCFOSell4,051$82.39$333,761.89View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017Timothy C OhernSVPSell8,080$78.96$637,996.80View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Timothy C OhernSVPSell275$83.88$23,067.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell73,686$80.37$5,922,143.82View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell86,314$80.39$6,938,782.46View SEC Filing  
10/18/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell81,552$78.60$6,409,987.20View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell17,091$78.16$1,335,832.56View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell26,090$78.10$2,037,629.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell23,852$78.08$1,862,364.16View SEC Filing  
10/11/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell6,200$78.05$483,910.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell22,306$78.10$1,742,098.60View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell86,363$76.92$6,643,041.96View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell73,637$78.17$5,756,204.29View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell4,736$76.00$359,936.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell35,603$76.01$2,706,184.03View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell44,714$76.01$3,398,711.14View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell22,261$76.00$1,691,836.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell11,483$76.05$873,282.15View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Steve M RitchieInsiderSell12,836$74.73$959,234.28View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell24,322$76.20$1,853,336.40View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,334$77.27$489,428.18View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Norborne P ColeDirectorSell10,000$58.35$583,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Wayne Kent TaylorDirectorBuy8,590$57.71$495,728.90View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Robert C KrautCMOSell2,493$68.00$169,524.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Steve M RitchieCOOSell2,750$69.00$189,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Timothy C OhernSVPSell6,362$68.09$433,188.58View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell53,534$64.46$3,450,801.64View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Steve M RitchieCOOSell15,864$64.34$1,020,689.76View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell188,959$64.48$12,184,076.32View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell34,129$64.13$2,188,692.77View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell116,852$65.15$7,612,907.80View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell62,703$64.69$4,056,257.07View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell43,823$64.39$2,821,762.97View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Norborne P ColeDirectorSell15,858$60.18$954,334.44View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Lance F TuckerCFOSell15,952$63.08$1,006,252.16View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Philip GuarascioDirectorSell22,416$62.08$1,391,585.28View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Timothy C OhernSVPSell9,550$63.02$601,841.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,568$53.74$352,964.32View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Timothy C OhernSVPSell5,818$50.00$290,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Steve M RitchieCOOSell16,236$50.35$817,482.60View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,332$50.02$316,726.64View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Anthony ThompsonCOOSell15,148$52.49$795,118.52View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Norborne ColeDirectorSell16,992$50.85$864,043.20View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Timothy OhernSVPSell1,000$82.48$82,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Anthony N ThompsonCOOSell6,021$67.93$409,006.53View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Timothy OhernSVPSell2,873$70.71$203,149.83View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Steve RitchieSVPSell4,369$69.63$304,213.47View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Thomas V SterrettSVPSell1,517$65.23$98,953.91View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Norborne P ColeDirectorSell10,000$65.24$652,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,905$65.22$450,344.10View SEC Filing  
3/1/2013Mark S ShapiroDirectorBuy1,000$51.41$51,410.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2012Thomas V SterrettSVPSell2,043$53.00$108,279.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Latest Headlines for Papa John's Int'l (NASDAQ:PZZA)
DateHeadline logoPapa John's Pizza Billionaire John Schnatter Talks Debt, Doubters And Success - May 23 at 9:44 AM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Earns Buy Rating from Longbow Research - May 22 at 12:48 PM logoPapa John’s Introduces New Addition to the Burger-Pizza Lineup: Bacon Cheddarburger Pizza - May 22 at 9:27 AM logoPapa John’s International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PZZA-US : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 9:02 AM logoETFs with exposure to Papa John’s International, Inc. : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 7:07 PM logoPapa John’s International, Inc. :PZZA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 3:41 PM logoLance F. Tucker Sells 4,051 Shares of Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Stock - May 12 at 7:41 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - May 12 at 8:48 AM logoHow Papa John’s Valuation Multiple Compares with Its Peers - May 10 at 11:24 AM logoWhy Analysts Favor a ‘Hold’ for Papa John’s Stock - May 10 at 11:24 AM logoWhat Led Papa John’s Revenues to Rise in 1Q17? - May 9 at 10:56 AM logoHow Papa John’s Is Expanding Its Business - May 9 at 10:56 AM logoWhy Papa John’s EBIT Margin Declined in 1Q17 - May 9 at 10:56 AM logoHow Papa John’s Beat Analysts’ Earnings Estimates in 1Q17 - May 9 at 10:56 AM logoIs Sluggish Papa John's Now a Good Value? - May 9 at 10:56 AM logo$434.01 Million in Sales Expected for Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) This Quarter - May 6 at 9:02 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Papa John's Int'l, Inc. Lowered by Jefferies Group (PZZA) - May 5 at 8:06 AM logoKeyCorp Research Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) - May 5 at 8:06 AM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - May 4 at 9:26 PM logoPapa John’s International, Inc. : PZZA-US: Dividend Analysis : May 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 7:37 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.64 Per Share - May 4 at 1:28 PM logoEdited Transcript of PZZA earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 4 at 12:36 AM logoPapa John's misses 1Q profit forecasts - May 3 at 7:35 PM logoThere Is One Company Badly Losing America's Pizza Wars - May 3 at 7:35 PM logoWhy Enthusiasm for Papa John's Isn't Bubbling Up Like Hot Cheese - May 3 at 7:35 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Receives "Neutral" Rating from Instinet - May 3 at 2:40 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Papa John's Int'l (PZZA) Stock Price - May 3 at 1:11 AM logoPapa John's, Dunkin' Brands, Yum Brands Serve Up Earnings This Week - May 2 at 5:13 PM logoPapa John’s Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - May 2 at 5:13 PM logoPapa John's Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Thursday - May 2 at 9:56 AM logoPapa John's (PZZA) Q1 Earnings: Can the Stock Surprise? - May 1 at 10:55 AM logoRestaurant Stock Q1 Earnings on May 2: PZZA, DIN, DENN, BOJA - May 1 at 10:55 AM logoZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Jack in the Box, Domino's Pizza, BJ's Restaurants and Papa John's International - May 1 at 10:55 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Papa John's Int'l (PZZA) Stock Price - April 29 at 1:43 PM logoCharity Challenge Series Rematch: “Papa John” to Race Top Fuel Driver Leah at NHRA’s Four-Wide Nationals - April 28 at 3:24 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 (PZZA) - April 27 at 10:14 PM logoPapa John’s Announces Quarterly Dividend - April 27 at 7:50 PM logoPapa John’s International, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PZZA) : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 7:50 PM logoPapa John’s International and PepsiCo Extend and Expand Global Beverage Partnership - April 27 at 10:38 AM logoPapa John's Int'l (PZZA) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 27 at 1:13 AM logoPapa John’s International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PZZA-US : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 5:54 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 25 at 3:08 PM logoPapa John's Int'l (PZZA) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 23 at 10:00 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) PT Set at $83.00 by Jefferies Group LLC - April 22 at 9:36 PM logoPapa John's Int'l (PZZA) Earning Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Report Shows - April 20 at 3:47 PM logoPapa John's is hopping on board a big food trend with this new product - April 18 at 6:43 PM logoPapa John’s Pizza Unveils Gluten-Free Crust Made with Ancient Grains - April 18 at 9:36 AM logoPapa John's Int'l (PZZA) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds - April 18 at 12:59 AM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - April 17 at 12:40 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Effect Papa John's Int'l (PZZA) Share Price - April 14 at 4:22 PM



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