Papa John's International Company Profile (NASDAQ:PZZA)

About Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Papa JohnPapa John's International, Inc. (Papa John's) operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants and, in certain international markets, dine-in and delivery restaurants under the trademark Papa John's. The Company operates through five segments: domestic Company-owned restaurants, North America commissaries, North America franchising, international operations and all other business units. North America is defined as the United States and Canada. Domestic is defined as the contiguous United States. International franchisees are defined as all franchise operations outside of the United States and Canada. As of December 25, 2016, there were 5,097 Papa John's restaurants in operation, consisting of 744 Company-owned and 4,353 franchised restaurants operating domestically in all 50 states and in 45 countries and territories. It offers pizza along with side items, including breadsticks, cheesesticks, chicken poppers and wings, dessert items and canned or bottled beverages.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants & Bars - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PZZA
  • CUSIP: 69881310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.73945 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 36,766,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $75.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $79.36
  • 52 Week Range: $70.73 - $90.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.41
  • P/E Growth: 1.46
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.57
  • Book Value: $0.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 307.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBIDTA: $197.58 million
  • Net Margins: 6.09%
  • Return on Equity: 11,469.18%
  • Return on Assets: 19.58%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 13.06%
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
  • Average Volume: 553,679 shs.
  • Beta: 0.52
  • Short Ratio: 7.59
Frequently Asked Questions for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)

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

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

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 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, May 19th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 4th. View Papa John's International's Dividend History.

How were Papa John's International's earnings last quarter?

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $449.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $435.47 million. Papa John's International had a net margin of 6.09% and a return on equity of 11,469.18%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.69 EPS. View Papa John's International's Earnings History.

Where is Papa John's International's stock going? Where will Papa John's International's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Papa John's International's stock. Their predictions range from $83.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Papa John's International's stock price to reach $87.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Papa John's International.

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

Who are Papa John's International's key executives?

Papa John's International's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John H. Schnatter, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Founder
  • Stephen M. Ritchie, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Lance F. Tucker, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Treasurer
  • Mike Nettles, Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer
  • Timothy C. O'Hern, Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer
  • Brandon Rhoten, Global Chief Marketing Officer
  • Olivia F. Kirtley CPA, Lead Independent Director
  • Christopher L. Coleman, Independent Director
  • Laurette T. Koellner, Independent Director
  • Sonya E. Medina, Independent Director

Who owns Papa John's International stock?

Papa John's International's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Copeland Capital Management LLC (0.53%), Sheets Smith Wealth Management (0.30%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.18%), US Bancorp DE (0.11%) and Capital Impact Advisors LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Papa John's International stock include John H Schnatter, Lance F Tucker, Norborne P Cole, Steve M Ritchie, Timothy C Ohern and Wayne Kent Taylor. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Papa John's International.

Who sold Papa John's International stock? Who is selling Papa John's International stock?

Papa John's International's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlas Brown Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Capital Impact Advisors LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. and OLD National Bancorp IN. Company insiders that have sold Papa John's International stock in the last year include John H Schnatter, Lance F Tucker, Steve M Ritchie and Timothy C Ohern. View Insider Buying and Selling for Papa John's International.

Who bought Papa John's International stock? Who is buying Papa John's International stock?

Papa John's International's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Copeland Capital Management LLC, ING Groep NV, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, LS Investment Advisors LLC, Capstone Asset Management Co. and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Papa John's International.

How do I buy Papa John's International stock?

Shares of Papa John's International can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Papa John's International's stock price today?

One share of Papa John's International stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Papa John's International (NASDAQ PZZA)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  182 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  309
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Papa John's International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $87.80 (19.05% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/14/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$83.00LowView Rating Details
6/26/2017StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$100.00 -> $90.00MediumView Rating Details
6/20/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingEqual WeightLowView Rating Details
5/22/2017Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$95.00LowView Rating Details
5/3/2017InstinetBoost Price TargetNeutral$76.00 -> $84.00LowView Rating Details
10/12/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$87.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$66.47 -> $70.00N/AView Rating Details
11/19/2015SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$70.00N/AView Rating Details
8/10/2015Tigress FinancialDowngradeStrong-Buy -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Earnings by Quarter for Papa John`s International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Papa John's International (NASDAQ PZZA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.74$0.77$435.47 million$449.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q4 2016$0.66$0.69$446.85 million$439.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3$0.50$0.57$418.10 million$422.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q2$0.54$0.61$414.45 million$423.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q1$0.63$0.69$440.89 million$428.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q4$0.57$0.62$425.76 million$416.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q3$0.45$0.45$400.90 million$389.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q2$0.49$0.47$403.60 million$398.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.53$0.55$415.90 million$432.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.50$0.52$411.70 million$425.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.37$0.39$378.50 million$390.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.42$0.40$381.90 million$380.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.46$0.45$384.90 million$401.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q4 13$0.41$0.41$373.82 million$387.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.65$0.65$347.85 million$346.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.69$0.77$348.14 million$349.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.81$0.84$364.34 million$355.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.76$0.74$353.29 million$367.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.55$0.55$322.72 million$325.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.56$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.55$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.61$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.40$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.47$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.60$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.48$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.78
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.74$0.75$0.75
Q2 20173$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q3 20173$0.57$0.59$0.58
Q4 20173$0.82$0.83$0.83
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Most Recent Dividend:5/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.08%
Payout Ratio:28.27% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
28.57% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
25.40% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Papa John`s International (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Papa John's International (NASDAQ PZZA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 27.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.51%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Papa John`s International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Papa John`s International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/2/2017Timothy C OhernSVPSell6,000$81.79$490,740.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017Steve M RitchieInsiderSell10,396$80.00$831,680.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017Lance F TuckerCFOSell4,051$82.39$333,761.89View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017Timothy C OhernSVPSell8,080$78.96$637,996.80View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Timothy C OhernSVPSell275$83.88$23,067.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell73,686$80.37$5,922,143.82View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell86,314$80.39$6,938,782.46View SEC Filing  
10/18/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell81,552$78.60$6,409,987.20View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell17,091$78.16$1,335,832.56View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell26,090$78.10$2,037,629.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell23,852$78.08$1,862,364.16View SEC Filing  
10/11/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell6,200$78.05$483,910.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell22,306$78.10$1,742,098.60View SEC Filing  
10/5/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell86,363$76.92$6,643,041.96View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell73,637$78.17$5,756,204.29View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell4,736$76.00$359,936.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell35,603$76.01$2,706,184.03View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell44,714$76.01$3,398,711.14View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell22,261$76.00$1,691,836.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell11,483$76.05$873,282.15View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Steve M RitchieInsiderSell12,836$74.73$959,234.28View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016John H SchnatterCEOSell24,322$76.20$1,853,336.40View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,334$77.27$489,428.18View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Norborne P ColeDirectorSell10,000$58.35$583,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Wayne Kent TaylorDirectorBuy8,590$57.71$495,728.90View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Robert C KrautCMOSell2,493$68.00$169,524.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Steve M RitchieCOOSell2,750$69.00$189,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Timothy C OhernSVPSell6,362$68.09$433,188.58View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell53,534$64.46$3,450,801.64View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Steve M RitchieCOOSell15,864$64.34$1,020,689.76View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell188,959$64.48$12,184,076.32View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell34,129$64.13$2,188,692.77View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell116,852$65.15$7,612,907.80View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell62,703$64.69$4,056,257.07View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015John H SchnatterCEOSell43,823$64.39$2,821,762.97View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Norborne P ColeDirectorSell15,858$60.18$954,334.44View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Lance F TuckerCFOSell15,952$63.08$1,006,252.16View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Philip GuarascioDirectorSell22,416$62.08$1,391,585.28View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Timothy C OhernSVPSell9,550$63.02$601,841.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,568$53.74$352,964.32View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Timothy C OhernSVPSell5,818$50.00$290,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Steve M RitchieCOOSell16,236$50.35$817,482.60View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,332$50.02$316,726.64View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Anthony ThompsonCOOSell15,148$52.49$795,118.52View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Norborne ColeDirectorSell16,992$50.85$864,043.20View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Timothy OhernSVPSell1,000$82.48$82,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Anthony N ThompsonCOOSell6,021$67.93$409,006.53View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Timothy OhernSVPSell2,873$70.71$203,149.83View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Steve RitchieSVPSell4,369$69.63$304,213.47View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Thomas V SterrettSVPSell1,517$65.23$98,953.91View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Norborne P ColeDirectorSell10,000$65.24$652,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Lance F TuckerCFOSell6,905$65.22$450,344.10View SEC Filing  
3/1/2013Mark S ShapiroDirectorBuy1,000$51.41$51,410.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2012Thomas V SterrettSVPSell2,043$53.00$108,279.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
Latest Headlines for Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA)
DateHeadline logoRPT-Global pizza brands battle for Russia's far-flung regions - Nasdaq - July 24 at 5:00 PM logoRPT-Global pizza brands battle for Russia's far-flung regions - Reuters - July 23 at 7:19 AM logoAnalyzing Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) & Papa John's International (PZZA) - July 22 at 8:29 AM logoPizza Hut Will Hire 14000 Drivers to Prove It Can Deliver Pizza - Bloomberg - July 19 at 5:55 AM logoPapa John's now lets you order a pizza on Facebook - July 15 at 7:51 AM logoPapa John's (PZZA) Enhances Digital Ordering via Facebook - July 15 at 7:51 AM logoPapa John's (PZZA) Enhances Digital Ordering via Facebook - July 15 at 7:50 AM logoPapa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) Given "Hold" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC - July 15 at 12:56 AM logoNow you can order a pizza through Facebook - July 13 at 8:22 AM logoPapa John’s: First National Pizza Brand to Launch Facebook Instant Ordering - July 13 at 8:22 AM logoINSIDE LOOK: This restaurant we've been talking about for five years is finally a reality - Louisville Business First - July 8 at 11:55 PM logoPapa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research - July 7 at 1:19 PM logoPapa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 3 at 10:59 AM logoPapa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - June 30 at 8:28 PM logoRed Robin Set to Expand in Colorado with its New Restaurant - Nasdaq - June 28 at 8:52 AM logoRSI Alert: Papa John's International (PZZA) Now Oversold - June 27 at 7:30 PM logoNew Papa John’s Pizza Ad Features Underdog Story of Dragster Driver Leah Pritchett - June 27 at 7:30 PM logoRed Robin Set to Expand in Colorado with its New Restaurant - June 27 at 7:30 PM logoNew Papa John's Pizza Ad Features Underdog Story of Dragster ... - Business Wire (press release) - June 27 at 7:39 AM logoPapa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) Earns Overweight Rating from Stephens - June 26 at 7:34 PM logo$444.63 Million in Sales Expected for Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) This Quarter - June 25 at 9:48 AM logoPapa John’s Revenue Estimates for the Next 4 Quarters - June 23 at 9:22 AM logoAnalysts Are Optimistic about Papa John’s Earnings - June 23 at 9:22 AM logoTPG's David Trujillo Named Uber's Newest Board Member - June 23 at 9:22 AM logoWhat Are Analysts Recommending for Papa John’s? - June 22 at 9:04 AM logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Papa John's International, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (PZZA) - June 21 at 12:58 PM logoPapa John’s Dominates the Pizza Category in Customer Satisfaction and Product Quality - June 21 at 2:45 AM logoPapa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp - June 20 at 2:56 PM logoPapa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - June 20 at 1:08 PM logoKeyCorp Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) - June 20 at 7:45 AM logoPapa John's lower after KeyBanc warns - June 19 at 10:12 AM logoEl Pollo Loco (LOCO) on Track to Boost Digital Capabilities - Nasdaq - Nasdaq - June 16 at 3:25 PM logoETFs with exposure to Papa John’s International, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 16 at 9:13 AM logoBJ's Restaurants (BJRI) Launches New Outlet in Indiana - June 14 at 8:39 AM logoAnalyzing Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) & Papa John's International (PZZA) - June 13 at 10:35 PM logoEl Pollo Loco Unveils Brand New Restaurant in Arizona - Nasdaq - June 13 at 10:11 AM logoPapa John's Banks on Expansion & Technology, Risks Remain - June 12 at 7:01 PM logoPapa John’s International, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PZZA-US : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 7:01 PM logoComparing Papa John's Int'l (PZZA) and Potbelly Corp (PBPB) - June 10 at 12:30 AM logoPapa John's (PZZA) Set to Expand Presence in Chile & Spain - June 7 at 7:22 PM logoPapa John’s International Announces Continued Expansion in Chile and Spain - June 6 at 8:15 PM logoTimothy C. Ohern Sells 6,000 Shares of Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Stock - June 6 at 7:51 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - June 6 at 8:42 AM logoPapa John's (PZZA) Up 1.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - June 5 at 8:03 AM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Short Interest Update - June 3 at 2:20 PM logoRead the essay about Papa John's pizza that helped a high school senior get into Yale - June 2 at 1:49 AM logo$437.55 Million in Sales Expected for Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) This Quarter - June 1 at 12:50 PM logoPapa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA) Insider Sells $831,680.00 in Stock - June 1 at 10:28 AM logoAn essay about Papa John's pizza helped a high school senior get into Yale - May 31 at 7:28 PM logoPapa John's International Names Brandon Rhoten Global Chief Marketing Officer - May 31 at 12:57 PM



Papa John's International (PZZA) Chart for Thursday, July, 27, 2017

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