PZZA - Papa John's International, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
58.92
-0.12 (-0.20%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close59.04
Open58.50
Bid58.75 x 900
Ask59.20 x 900
Day's Range57.11 - 60.08
52 Week Range38.05 - 69.45
Volume1,138,083
Avg. Volume1,258,763
Market Cap1.858B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.28
PE Ratio (TTM)25.70
EPS (TTM)2.29
Earnings DateOct 29, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.90 (1.63%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-11-08
1y Target Est59.33
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  • Papa John's down after earnings
    Yahoo Finance Video11 days ago

    Papa John's down after earnings

    Scott Gamm on what's going on with Papa John's after earnings

  • Papa John's misses earnings, revenue expectations
    CNBC Videos11 days ago

    Papa John's misses earnings, revenue expectations

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on Papa John's EPS miss.

  • Yahoo Finance Live: The Final Round - Nov 6th, 2018
    Yahoo Finance Video11 days ago

    Yahoo Finance Live: The Final Round - Nov 6th, 2018

    Yahoo Finance's LIVE stock market coverage and analysis.

  • Motley Fool2 days ago

    Bojangles' Southern-Fried Charms Win It a Pair of Private-Equity Suitors

    Private equity firms Durational Capital Management and the Jordan Co. are acquiring the chicken and biscuits restaurant chain.

  • Papa John's Franchisees Demand Management Do Something About Falling Sales
    Motley Fool4 days ago

    Papa John's Franchisees Demand Management Do Something About Falling Sales

    An association of the pizza chain's store owners has hired a top lawyer in its quest to push the company to make more of an effort to stop the slide initiated by ex-CEO John Schnatter.

  • GlobeNewswire8 days ago

    Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on OUTFRONT Media, Limoneira, Papa John's International, Everi, Premier, and Summit Therapeutics — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape

    NEW YORK, Nov. 09, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • Papa John's (PZZA) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates
    Zacks9 days ago

    Papa John's (PZZA) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates

    Weak operating results and decelerating top-line growth aid Papa John's (PZZA) to witness dismal earnings in the third quarter of 2018.

  • CNBC10 days ago

    Papa John's shares rally as new ads fuel sales, investors expect possible acquisition

    A feud with founder John Schnatter that started in July has thrown Papa John's into turmoil. Investors are questioning if Papa John's can really initiate a turnaround or if an acquisition is the best route to recoup losses. Papa John's PZZA lackluster performance during the third quarter was expected, but a smaller decline in same-store sales and renewed excitement about a possible sale sent shares up nearly 6 percent Wednesday.

  • MarketWatch10 days ago

    Papa John's needs a buyer, and fast, analysts say

    Papa John's International Inc. is in need of a buyer, say Stifel analysts led by Chris O'Cull. The pizza delivery company, which has been battling its founder John Schnatter for months, reported a loss of 41 cents per share, after profits of 60 cents per share last year, and adjusted EPS of 20 cents. Sales of $364.0 million were down from $431.7 million last year. Both results missed the FactSet consensus for EPS of 22 cents and sales of $391.0 million. North American same-store sales fell 9.8%, ahead of the 10.6% decline FactSet expected. Shares have increased 37.6% over the last three months, a rise that Stifel attributes to investor expectations that the company will be acquired. There has been speculation abouta buyout, but the company didn't comment on the issue during the late Tuesday earnings call. "[G]iven the deteriorating fundamentals, investors need the company to find a buyer soon, in our opinion," Stifel wrote. "[W]e believe the lackluster fundamental performance has moved the company's board to pursue strategic alternatives, including sales of the company." Stifel maintains its hold stock rating because of the buyout potential. Stifel's price target is $48. BTIG also maintains its neutral rating. "We believe much work still needs to be done to regain consumer trust, support franchise economics and stave off elevated unit closures," analysts wrote. "We expect these efforts to weigh on profitability and cash flows." Papa John's shares are up 5.6% in Wednesday trading, but down 2% for the past year. The S&P 500 index is up 7.6% for the last 12 months.

  • Papa John's CEO: 'More work needs to be done' to win back consumer trust
    American City Business Journals10 days ago

    Papa John's CEO: 'More work needs to be done' to win back consumer trust

    Papa John's CEO Steve Ritchie said executives are seeing early indications that Papa John's improvement measures are working, and they're "optimistic about the opportunities ahead."

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents11 days ago

    Edited Transcript of PZZA earnings conference call or presentation 6-Nov-18 10:00pm GMT

    Q3 2018 Papa John's International Inc Earnings Call

  • The Wall Street Journal11 days ago

    [$$] Papa John’s Sales Fall for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

    Papa John’s International Inc. reported a fourth consecutive quarter of declining sales, adding pressure on the pizza chain to try to revive its business in ways that could include a sale of the company. Several potential buyers have expressed interest in acquiring Papa John’s, according to people familiar with the matter. Activist shareholder Legion Partners Asset Management LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System last month disclosed a 5.5% stake in Papa John’s. Legion has spoken with the company about adding board members with restaurant experience, restoring the morale of franchisees and employees and cutting costs.

  • Papa John's International Inc (PZZA) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
    Motley Fool11 days ago

    Papa John's International Inc (PZZA) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

    PZZA earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2018.

  • Papa John's new advertising blitz helps North America restaurant sales
    Reuters11 days ago

    Papa John's new advertising blitz helps North America restaurant sales

    The Louisville, Kentucky-based company said it now expects full-year North America comparable sales to decline in the range of 6.5 percent to 8.5 percent, compared to a prior outlook for a 7 percent to 10 percent decline. Papa John's has been trying to rebound after battling with its founder John Schnatter over control of the company. Schnatter was booted as chairman following his usage of a racial slur during a conference call in July.

  • Associated Press11 days ago

    Papa John's still struggling after founder's departure

    Papa John's continues to struggle with the fallout from its founder's noisy departure, but its CEO says a new ad campaign is helping turn things around. A spokesman said he had no comment on Tuesday.

  • Papa John's (PZZA) Misses Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
    Zacks11 days ago

    Papa John's (PZZA) Misses Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

    Papa John's (PZZA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -13.04% and -5.32%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

  • Papa John's Sales Slump Not as Sharp as Wall Street Had Feared
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    Papa John's Sales Slump Not as Sharp as Wall Street Had Feared

    Key InsightsDisputes related to founder John Schnatter have sapped momentum this year. The chain has been fighting back with more ads and discounts, and executives said it will test more value offers in the fourth quarter.The company said it’s increasing its financial commitment to franchisees who are suffering sales losses, giving them more marketing funding and royalty reductions. As of Tuesday’s close, Papa John’s had lost 4.7 percent this year.For more on the results, click here.

  • Reuters11 days ago

    Papa John's shares rise on upbeat North America comparable sales forecast

    Papa John's International Inc on Tuesday reported a smaller-than-expected decline in quarterly comparable sales in North America, helped by new advertising and rebranding as it tries to recover from bad publicity stemming from an acrimonious split with its founder. The company also said it now expects full-year North America comparable sales to decline in the range of 6.5 percent to 8.5 percent, compared to a prior outlook of 7 percent to 10 percent fall. The company is trying to rebound after battling with its founder John Schnatter over control of the company.

  • Papa John's reports tumbling sales
    Yahoo Finance11 days ago

    Papa John's reports tumbling sales

    Papa John's reported disappointing third-quarter earnings and revenue, but sales in North America were slightly better than anticipated by Wall Street.

  • Business Wire11 days ago

    Papa John’s Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results

    Papa John’s International, Inc. today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018.

  • CNBC11 days ago

    Papa John's swings to a loss as embattled pizza chain spends millions to repair tarnished image

    Papa John's reported earnings that missed Wall Street expectations after the markets closed Tuesday. The company spent millions during the period to repair its tarnished image. Papa John's same-store sales were a bright spot in otherwise disappointing earnings.

  • CNBC11 days ago

    Papa John's to report 'terrible' earnings. That could spell trouble for a sale

    The company is widely expected to deliver terrible earnings Tuesday night that show a continued slide in pizza sales, a steep drop in profit and trouble with its franchise owners during the third quarter — making finding a potential buyer all the more difficult.

  • Papa John's files golden parachute plan, pointing to possible acquisition
    American City Business Journals12 days ago

    Papa John's files golden parachute plan, pointing to possible acquisition

    Papa John's International Inc. adopted a plan Friday that gives top executives a substantial severance package if they are terminated in the event of a buyout — also known as a golden parachute. The plan, formally called a change-of-control severance plan, was approved by the compensation committee of the Papa John's (Nasdaq: PZZA) board of directors, and it went into effect last Thursday. A golden parachute is often adopted when a company is likely to be bought out by another firm.

  • Factors Setting the Tone for Papa John (PZZA) Earnings in Q3
    Zacks12 days ago

    Factors Setting the Tone for Papa John (PZZA) Earnings in Q3

    Papa John's (PZZA) higher costs, soft comps trend and a challenging sales environment are likely to reflect on third-quarter 2018 earnings.

  • Domino's Dip Is a Buying Opportunity
    Motley Fool15 days ago

    Domino's Dip Is a Buying Opportunity

    The pizza delivery leader still has room to grow, despite a recent slowdown.