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NASDAQ:PZZA

Papa John's International - PZZA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$93.14
-0.36 (-0.39%)
(As of 08/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$92.92
$94.46
50-Day Range
$80.73
$96.77
52-Week Range
$74.46
$140.68
Volume
335,174 shs
Average Volume
508,750 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.29 billion
P/E Ratio
38.02
Dividend Yield
1.80%
Price Target
$124.21

Papa John's International MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
33.7% Upside
$124.57 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
5.88% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.45mentions of Papa John
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.26%
From $3.07 to $3.60 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.85 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

28th out of 218 stocks

Eating Places Industry

4th out of 46 stocks

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About Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) Stock

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 26, 2021, it operated 5,650 Papa John's restaurants, which included 600 company-owned and 5,050 franchised restaurants in 50 countries and territories. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on PZZA shares. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price target on Papa John's International to $123.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. UBS Group cut their target price on Papa John's International from $144.00 to $93.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their target price on Papa John's International from $109.00 to $92.00 in a research note on Monday, July 18th. KeyCorp cut their target price on Papa John's International from $110.00 to $105.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Benchmark increased their target price on Papa John's International to $105.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $124.57.

Papa John's International Stock Performance

Papa John's International stock traded up $0.18 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $93.68. The stock had a trading volume of 5,110 shares, compared to its average volume of 569,251. The firm's fifty day simple moving average is $86.94 and its 200-day simple moving average is $95.43. Papa John's International has a 1-year low of $74.46 and a 1-year high of $140.68. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 1.05.

Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA - Get Rating) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.76 by ($0.02). Papa John's International had a net margin of 4.26% and a negative return on equity of 63.53%. The firm had revenue of $522.67 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $531.70 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.93 EPS. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Papa John's International will post 3.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Papa John's International Increases Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 26th. Investors of record on Monday, August 15th will be given a $0.42 dividend. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th. This is a positive change from Papa John's International's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. Papa John's International's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 68.57%.

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PZZA Stock News Headlines

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PZZA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
5/13/2022
Dividend Payable
5/27/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/26 Dividend
8/12/2022
Today
8/17/2022
Dividend Payable
8/26/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
Restaurants
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PZZA
CUSIP
69881310
Employees
14,000
Year Founded
1985

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$124.57
High Stock Price Forecast
$155.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$92.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+33.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$120.02 million
Pretax Margin
5.21%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.07 billion
Cash Flow
$7.71 per share
Book Value
($6.61) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
32,201,000
Market Cap
$3.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.05

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PZZA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Papa John's International stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's International in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" PZZA shares.
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What is Papa John's International's stock price forecast for 2022?

13 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Papa John's International's shares. Their PZZA share price forecasts range from $92.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $124.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have PZZA shares performed in 2022?

Papa John's International's stock was trading at $133.47 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, PZZA shares have decreased by 30.2% and is now trading at $93.14.
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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, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Papa John's International's earnings last quarter?

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $522.67 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $531.70 million. Papa John's International had a net margin of 4.26% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 63.53%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.93 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, August 26th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 12th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35.
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Is Papa John's International a good dividend stock?

Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.80%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 68.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PZZA will have a dividend payout ratio of 46.67% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for PZZA.

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 Glassdoor.com. 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).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (11.11%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (3.87%), State Street Corp (3.07%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.92%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.53%) and Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (2.12%). Insiders that own company stock include Caroline Miller Oyler, Jack H Swaysland, Jeffrey C Smith, John H Schnatter, Olivia F Kirtley, Robert Lynch and Steven R Coke.
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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 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 $93.14.

How much money does Papa John's International make?

Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) has a market capitalization of $3.29 billion and generates $2.07 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $120.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.45 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Papa John's International have?

The company employs 14,000 workers across the globe.

When was Papa John's International founded?

Papa John's International was founded in 1985.

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 official website for the company is www.papajohns.com. The company can be reached via phone at (502) 261-7272, via email at investor_relations@papajohns.com, or via fax at 502-266-2925.

This page (NASDAQ:PZZA) was last updated on 8/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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