Papa John's International Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.22 (-0.22 %)
(As of 06/15/2021 09:46 AM ET)
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Volume74 shs
Average Volume466,280 shs
Market Capitalization$3.36 billion
P/E Ratio52.65
Dividend Yield0.88%
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About Papa John's International

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. As of December 27, 2020, it operated 5,400 Papa John's restaurants, which included 588 company-owned and 4,812 franchised restaurants in 48 countries and territories. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.


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Overall MarketRank

1.79 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

63rd out of 402 stocks

Eating Places Industry

11th out of 67 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Papa John's International a buy right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's International in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Papa John's International stock.
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When is Papa John's International's next earnings date?

Papa John's International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Papa John's International's earnings last quarter?

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.34. The business had revenue of $511.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $466.89 million. Papa John's International had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.74% and a net margin of 4.10%. Papa John's International's revenue was up 24.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.15 earnings per share.
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How has Papa John's International's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Papa John's International's stock was trading at $55.92 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PZZA shares have increased by 82.1% and is now trading at $101.83.
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How often does Papa John's International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Papa John's International?

Papa John's International announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, May 21st. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 10th.
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Is Papa John's International a good dividend stock?

Papa John's International pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.88%. Papa John's International does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Papa John's International is 64.29%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Papa John's International will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.94% next year. This indicates that Papa John's International will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for PZZA?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Papa John's International's shares. Their forecasts range from $91.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Papa John's International's share price to reach $108.15 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Papa John's International's key executives?

Papa John's International's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert M. Lynch, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 44, Pay $2.98M)
  • Ms. Ann B. Gugino, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $792.31k)
  • Mr. Steven R. Coke, Sr. VP of Financial Operations, Accounting & Reporting (Age 42, Pay $514.17k)
  • Mr. Christopher Maxwell Wetzel, Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer (Age 44, Pay $1.26M)
  • Mr. James Norberg, Chief Operating Officer of North America (Age 55, Pay $1.1M)
  • Ms. Amanda M. Clark, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 41, Pay $1.23M)
  • Mr. Justin Falciola, Chief Insights and Technology Officer
  • Ms. Caroline Miller Oyler, Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Ms. Madeline Chadwick, Sr. Vice president of Communications & Corp. Affairs
  • Mr. Marvin Boakye, Chief People & Diversity Officer (Age 47)

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

165 employees have rated Papa John's International CEO Rob Lynch on Rob Lynch has an approval rating of 76% among Papa John's International's employees.

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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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is Papa John's International's stock symbol?

Papa John's International trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PZZA."

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

Papa John's International's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.39%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (10.99%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (7.70%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.53%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.43%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (2.21%). Company insiders that own Papa John's International stock include Caroline Miller Oyler, Jack H Swaysland, John H Schnatter, Olivia F Kirtley, Robert Lynch and Steven R Coke.
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Which institutional investors are selling Papa John's International stock?

PZZA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Stamina Capital Management LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and Franklin Street Capital Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Papa John's International company stock in the last year include Jack H Swaysland, Olivia F Kirtley, and Steven R Coke.
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Which institutional investors are buying Papa John's International stock?

PZZA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, AQR Capital Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Citigroup Inc., and BlackRock Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Papa John's International?

Shares of PZZA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Papa John's International's stock price today?

One share of PZZA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $101.83.

How much money does Papa John's International make?

Papa John's International has a market capitalization of $3.37 billion and generates $1.81 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $57.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.40 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Papa John's International have?

Papa John's International employs 16,700 workers across the globe.

What is Papa John's International's official website?

The official website for Papa John's International is

Where are Papa John's International's headquarters?

Papa John's International is headquartered at 2002 Papa John's Boulevard, Louisville KY, 40299.

How can I contact Papa John's International?

Papa John's International's mailing address is 2002 Papa John's Boulevard, Louisville KY, 40299. The company can be reached via phone at 502-261-7272 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/15/2021 by Staff
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