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 $44.01 -1.25 (-2.76 %) (As of 02/19/2019 01:53 PM ET)Previous Close$45.26Today's Range$43.75 - $44.4852-Week Range$38.05 - $64.18Volume695,271 shsAverage Volume1.22 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.39 billionP/E Ratio16.80Dividend Yield2.07%Beta0.52 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 Phone502-261-7272Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.93 Quick Ratio0.75Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.80 Forward P/E Ratio30.78 P/E Growth2.46 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.78 billion Price / Sales0.78 Cash Flow$4.0192 per share Price / Cash Flow10.95 Book Value($3.02) per share Price / Book-14.57Profitability 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 Shares31,542,000Market Cap$1.39 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 Wednesday, January 30th. Investors of record on Monday, February 11th will be given a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 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 share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 198% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Papa John's Int'l's earnings last quarter? Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $407.96 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $418.30 million. Papa John's Int'l had a net margin of 2.64% and a negative return on equity of 27.98%. 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 issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.30-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.48. What price target have analysts set for PZZA? 6 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Papa John's Int'l's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Papa John's Int'l's share price to reach $54.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.1% 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? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Papa John's Int'l in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating 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? Media stories about PZZA stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. 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 publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Papa John's Int'l earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect 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), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Jack in the Box (JACK), Wingstop (WING), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Brinker International (EAT), Sonic (SONC), Dine Brands Global (DIN), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), 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 44)Mr. Joseph H. Smith IV, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55)Mr. Michael R. Nettles, Exec. VP and Chief Operating & Growth Officer (Age 52)Mr. Lance F. Tucker, CFO, Chief Admin. Officer, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 50)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. (8.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.85%), Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (2.05%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.39%), Northern Trust Corp (1.33%) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.15%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, North Fourth Asset Management LP, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Sheets Smith Wealth Management, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nomura Holdings Inc. and SG Americas Securities 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Granite Investment Partners LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Rhumbline Advisers. 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 $44.01. How big of a company is Papa John's Int'l? Papa John's Int'l has a market capitalization of $1.39 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: 276 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 386 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 662MarketBeat'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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is Preferred Stock Different from Common Stock?