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Papa John's International Inc (PZZA) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Papa John's International Inc (PZZA) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Papa John's International Inc operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants activities. The company also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants under the trademark "Papa John's". Papa John's International Inc has a market cap of $1.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.71 with a P/E ratio of 4471.00 and P/S ratio of 0.93. The dividend yield of Papa John's International Inc stocks is 2.02%. Papa John's International Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 8.60% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter Papa John's International Inc reported a revenue of $374.0 million, compared with the revenue of $467.6 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.6 billion, a decrease of 11.8% from the previous year. For the last five years Papa John's International Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 2.4% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was 5 cents for the year, a decline of 98.2% from the previous year. Over the last five years Papa John's International Inc had an average EPS decline of 35.5% a year. The Papa John's International Inc had an operating margin of 1.95%, compared with the operating margin of 8.56% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Papa John's International Inc is 7.57%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Papa John's International Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $19.5 million, compared with $22.3 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $601.1 million, compared with $446.6 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 1.2, which is not a favorable level. Papa John's International Inc has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $44.71, Papa John's International Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $49.54. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.93, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.02. The stock lost 24.24% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of PZZA, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.