Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA): Price and Financial Metrics

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA): $86.60

3.08 (+3.69%)

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  • PZZA scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 76.87% of US stocks.
  • PZZA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PZZA ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 48th percentile.

PZZA Stock Summary

  • Papa Johns International Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 1.49% of US listed stocks.
  • PZZA's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1,115.21 -- higher than 97.29% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 938.8, Papa Johns International Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 99.16% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Papa Johns International Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be WNC, UUUU, RES, VRRM, and ENLC.
  • Visit PZZA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PZZA Valuation Summary

  • PZZA's price/earnings ratio is -142.8; this is 836.08% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • PZZA's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, PZZA's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 26.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PZZA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PZZA 2021-08-27 2.3 -28.0 -142.8 37.9
PZZA 2021-08-26 2.3 -27.9 -142.4 37.8
PZZA 2021-08-25 2.3 -27.7 -141.0 37.5
PZZA 2021-08-24 2.3 -27.7 -141.1 37.5
PZZA 2021-08-23 2.3 -27.6 -140.6 37.3
PZZA 2021-08-20 2.3 -27.5 -140.3 37.3

PZZA Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 69.48%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -98.75%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 31.2%.
Over the past 15 months, PZZA's revenue has gone up $307,484,000.

The table below shows PZZA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,068.421 184.675 4.073
2021-09-30 2,009.347 211.516 -14.497
2021-06-30 1,969.506 226.811 -32.001
2021-03-31 1,915.121 215.922 63.604
2020-12-31 1,813.234 186.439 41.737
2020-09-30 1,760.937 180.297 26.524

PZZA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PZZA has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 85.37% of graded US stocks.
  • PZZA's asset turnover comes in at 2.273 -- ranking 1st of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • CMG, PBPB, and PENN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PZZA.

The table below shows PZZA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-26 2.273 0.357 0.156
2021-06-27 2.275 0.353 0.149
2021-03-28 2.276 0.348 0.137
2020-12-27 2.291 0.341 0.103
2020-09-27 2.330 0.340 0.077
2020-06-28 2.304 0.333 0.054

PZZA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PZZA, see our PZZA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $129.12 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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PZZA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.60 52-week high $140.68
Prev. close $83.52 52-week low $74.46
Day low $83.08 Volume 426,200
Day high $86.92 Avg. volume 508,313
50-day MA $86.26 Dividend yield 1.62%
200-day MA $111.11 Market Cap 3.10B

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) Company Bio

Papa John's operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants under the trademark Papa John’s in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Latest PZZA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Papa Johns International Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PZZA as an investment opportunity.

Papa John's International Inc.'s (PZZA) CEO Robert Lynch on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2022, 08:00 AM ET Company Participants Chris Collins - VP of Treasury and Tax Robert Lynch - President and Chief Executive Officer Ann Gugino - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Brian Bittner - Oppenheimer Chris O'Cull -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Ukraine-Russia crisis: America's fast-food giants are at risk

Fast-food giants have a lot of risk as Russian invades Ukraine and becomes more isolated from the rest of the world.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Papa Johns CEO: 'Surprised' by stock tumble, says Russia-Ukraine war will not hurt business

Papa Johns CEO Rob Lynch does not believe war between Russia and Ukraine will have a significant impact on the company's business. Papa John's International Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA) stock tumbled Thursday morning. Lynch said he assumes the dip was due to fears over Russia's recent invasion of Ukraine.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Papa John's (PZZA) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Papa John's (PZZA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 4.17% and 0.45%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Papa John's profit, revenue rise above expectations as NA same-store sales jump over 11%

Papa John's International Inc. reported Thursday fourth-quarter profit and revenue that rose above expectations, and gross margin that improved in the face of labor and commodity market challenges. The pizza restaurant chain's stock was still inactive in the premarket. Net income rose to $24.6 million, or 67 cents a share, from $13.2 million, or 28 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Excluding nonrecurring items, adjusted earnings per share rose to 75 cents from 40 cents, to beat the FactSet

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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PZZA Price Returns

1-mo -1.40%
3-mo -18.50%
6-mo -29.03%
1-year -16.69%
3-year 93.75%
5-year 29.28%
YTD -34.65%
2021 58.87%
2020 35.88%
2019 61.50%
2018 -27.80%
2017 -33.68%

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