NASDAQ:PZZA - Papa John's Int'l Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $46.32 +0.09 (+0.19 %) (As of 09/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$46.23Today's Range$44.91 - $46.3752-Week Range$38.05 - $75.07Volume1.18 million shsAverage Volume1.30 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.46 billionP/E Ratio17.65Dividend Yield1.93%Beta0.46 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 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. Receive PZZA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PZZA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryRestaurants SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:PZZA CUSIP69881310 Webwww.papajohns.com Phone502-261-7272 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio-2.22 Current Ratio1.08 Quick Ratio0.90 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.65 Forward P/E Ratio30.68 P/E Growth2.45 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.78 billion Price / Sales0.82 Cash Flow$3.9556 per share Price / Cash11.71 Book Value($3.02) per share Price / Book-15.34 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.62 Net Income$102.29 million Net Margins4.54% Return on Equity-47.37% Return on Assets13.75% Miscellaneous Employees22,400 Outstanding Shares31,620,000Market Cap$1.46 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Monday, August 13th will be given 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 1.94%. 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 of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 198% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Papa John's Int'l's earnings last quarter? Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) released its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.05. The business earned $407.96 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 (EPS) guidance of $1.30-1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.05. What price target have analysts set for PZZA? 9 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Papa John's Int'l's shares. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Papa John's Int'l's share price to reach $58.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.0% 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? 9 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 5 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? Some companies that are related to Papa John's Int'l include Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Jack in the Box (JACK), Brinker International (EAT), Wingstop (WING), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Sonic (SONC) and Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH). 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) Who are Papa John's Int'l's major shareholders? Papa John's Int'l's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.26%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (2.27%), FMR LLC (1.88%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.47%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.23%). 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., Northern Trust Corp, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Papa John's Int'l company stock in the last year include Caroline Miller Oyler, Lance F Tucker and Mark S Shapiro. 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 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 $46.32. How big of a company is Papa John's Int'l? Papa John's Int'l has a market capitalization of $1.46 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. What is Papa John's Int'l's official website? The official website for Papa John's Int'l is http://www.papajohns.com. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 255 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 345 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 600MarketBeat'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 9/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Stop Order?