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 $45.40 -0.66 (-1.43 %) (As of 12/14/2018 02:17 PM ET)Previous Close$46.06Today's Range$45.06 - $46.103852-Week Range$38.05 - $69.45Volume283,981 shsAverage Volume1.15 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.41 billionP/E Ratio17.33Dividend Yield2.01%Beta0.19 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:PZZA Previous Symbol CUSIP69881310 Webwww.papajohns.com Phone502-261-7272 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.93 Quick Ratio0.75 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.33 Forward P/E Ratio30.68 P/E Growth2.42 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.78 billion Price / Sales0.80 Cash Flow$3.9965 per share Price / Cash Flow11.36 Book Value($3.02) per share Price / Book-15.03 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.62 Net Income$102.29 million Net Margins2.64% Return on Equity-27.98% Return on Assets10.97% Miscellaneous Employees22,400 Outstanding Shares31,540,000Market Cap$1.41 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, November 23rd. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback 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 reacquire up to 198% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are 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, November, 6th. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $364.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $390.62 million. Papa John's Int'l had a negative return on equity of 27.98% and a net margin of 2.64%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 15.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.60 EPS. 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, February 26th 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 updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.30-1.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.50. Papa John's Int'l also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.30-1.60 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PZZA? 8 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Papa John's Int'l's shares. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Papa John's Int'l's share price to reach $58.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.6% 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? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's Int'l in the last year. There are currently 3 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. Has Papa John's Int'l been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about PZZA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Papa John's Int'l earned a coverage optimism score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. 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), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Jack in the Box (JACK), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Wingstop (WING), Brinker International (EAT), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Sonic (SONC), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Dine Brands Global (DIN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) and Denny's (DENN). 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. Joseph H. Smith IV, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)Mr. Michael R. Nettles, Exec. VP and Chief Operating & Growth Officer (Age 51)Mr. Lance F. Tucker, CFO, Chief Admin. Officer, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 49)Mr. Justin Falciola, Sr. VP and Chief Analytics & Technology Officer 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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.95%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.29%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.88%), Credit Suisse AG (1.79%) and FIL Ltd (1.52%). 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 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Man Group plc, Panagora Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, FIL Ltd, Litespeed Management L.L.C., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., North Fourth Asset Management LP and Garnet Equity Capital Holdings Inc.. 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 $45.58. How big of a company is Papa John's Int'l? Papa John's Int'l has a market capitalization of $1.41 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: 267 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 365 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 632MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Investors Open a Backdoor Roth IRA?