Papa John's International Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.82 (+1.94 %)
(As of 04/13/2021 03:59 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $95.64
50-Day Range
MA: $89.37
52-Week Range
Now: $95.64
Volume21,925 shs
Average Volume526,524 shs
Market Capitalization$3.15 billion
P/E Ratio119.55
Dividend Yield0.94%
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.
Papa John

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PZZA
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.62 billion
Cash Flow$3.10 per share
Book Value($9.91) per share


Net Income$4.87 million


Market Cap$3.15 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Papa John’s Misses Earnings Estimates; Shares Slip
February 25, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.48 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

104th out of 383 stocks

Eating Places Industry

19th out of 66 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+1.82 (+1.94 %)
(As of 04/13/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Papa John's International a buy right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's International in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Papa John's International stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Papa John's International?

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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 Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were Papa John's International's earnings last quarter?

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 25th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $469.81 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $465.53 million. Papa John's International had a net margin of 2.14% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.31%.
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How has Papa John's International's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Papa John's International's stock was trading at $55.92 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PZZA stock has increased by 71.3% and is now trading at $95.81.
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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 Tuesday, January 26th. Investors of record on Monday, February 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, February 19th. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 5th.
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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 0.94%. Papa John's International does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Papa John's International is 76.92%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Papa John's International will have a dividend payout ratio of 42.25% 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?

17 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Papa John's International's shares. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Papa John's International's share price to reach $101.24 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% 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 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.

Who are some of Papa John's International's key competitors?

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Acorn Financial Advisory Services Inc. ADV (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Papa John's International stock include Anthony Michael Sanfilippo, Caroline Miller Oyler, Jack H Swaysland, John H Schnatter, Olivia F Kirtley, Robert Lynch and Steven R Coke.
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Which major investors are selling Papa John's International stock?

PZZA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 major investors are buying Papa John's International stock?

PZZA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acorn Financial Advisory Services Inc. ADV, and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Papa John's International stock in the last two years include Anthony Michael Sanfilippo, and Robert Lynch.
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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 $95.81.

How much money does Papa John's International make?

Papa John's International has a market capitalization of $3.16 billion and generates $1.62 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $4.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 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.

This page was last updated on 4/13/2021 by Staff
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