NASDAQ:PZZA - Papa John's Int'l Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$48.55 -1.25 (-2.51 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 10:16 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.80
Today's Range$48.32 - $49.85
52-Week Range$38.05 - $64.18
Volume302,599 shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.54 billion
P/E Ratio36.23
Dividend Yield1.81%
Beta0.51
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PZZA
CUSIP69881310
Phone502-261-7272

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.57 billion
Cash Flow$2.7711 per share
Book Value($9.58) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Market Cap$1.54 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 30th. Investors of record on Monday, February 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 8th. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 198% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 26th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.08. The company earned $373.98 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $393.05 million. Papa John's Int'l had a net margin of 0.10% and a negative return on equity of 16.11%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 20.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.65 earnings per share. 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, May 14th 2019. 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.00-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.25. Papa John's Int'l also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.00-1.20 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PZZA?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Papa John's Int'l's shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Papa John's Int'l's share price to reach $52.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.8% 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?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's Int'l in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Papa John's Int'l.

Has Papa John's Int'l been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PZZA stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Papa John's Int'l earned a news sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Papa John's Int'l?

Papa John's Int'l saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 8,111,722 shares, an increase of 30.2% from the February 15th total of 6,228,214 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,456,277 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.6 days. Approximately 37.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Papa John's Int'l's Current Options Chain.

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

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

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Papa John's Int'l investors own include Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Electric (GE), Visa (V), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Ford Motor (F), Micron Technology (MU), Mastercard (MA) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 & Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Joseph H. Smith IV, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael R. Nettles, Exec. VP and Chief Operating & Growth Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Justin Falciola, Sr. VP and Chief Analytics & Technology Officer
  • Mr. Steven R. Coke, VP of Investor Relations & Strategy (Age 39)

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.85%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (2.05%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.33%). Company insiders that own Papa John's Int'l stock include Caroline Miller Oyler, 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 Millennium Management LLC, North Fourth Asset Management LP, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Sheets Smith Wealth Management, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nomura Holdings Inc. and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Granite Investment Partners LLC, Norges Bank, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Nuveen Asset Management LLC and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $48.55.

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

Papa John's Int'l has a market capitalization of $1.54 billion and generates $1.57 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.34 on an earnings per share basis. Papa John's Int'l employs 18,000 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 John's 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  395 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  681
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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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