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

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA): $96.65

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  • Quality is the dimension where PZZA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.93% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PZZA is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 206 days.
  • PZZA ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 50th percentile.

PZZA Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PZZA is -7.5 -- better than only 1.69% of US stocks.
  • PZZA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 4.01% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Papa Johns International Inc is reporting a growth rate of 249.6%; that's higher than 92.74% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PZZA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DAO, STG, CMPR, IDXG, and AINC.
  • Visit PZZA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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 $115.12 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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PZZA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $96.65 52-week high $110.33
Prev. close $96.54 52-week low $71.35
Day low $94.95 Volume 419,900
Day high $97.27 Avg. volume 494,455
50-day MA $91.70 Dividend yield 0.93%
200-day MA $90.05 Market Cap 3.20B

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.

PZZA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$96.65$43.18 -54%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for PZZA, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Papa Johns International Inc ranked in the 36th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Papa Johns International Inc, consider:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 48.91% of its sector Consumer Cyclical.
  • 86% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 59.72% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Papa Johns International Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 5.27. This coverage rate is greater than that of 58.86% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of Papa Johns International Inc? See CMPR, HZN, MYE, RH, and GPK.

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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.

Why McDonald's minimum wage hike is surprisingly good news for the stock

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Yahoo | May 13, 2021

Wendy's new breakfast menu fires up same-store sales

Wendy's light its up in the first quarter. Here's why.

Yahoo | May 12, 2021

Papa John's (PZZA) Banks on Expansion Initiatives, Costs High

Papa John's (PZZA) focus on digital initiatives and product innovations bode well. However, high operating costs are a headwind.

Yahoo | May 12, 2021

Papa John's to repurchase some of Starboard's stake, which is being converted to common stock

Papa John's International Inc. said Wednesday that Starboard Value L.P.'s investment in preferred shares will converted to common stock, with the pizza seller repurchasing 31% of the preferred shares before the conversion. In 2019, Starboard had invested $250 million in Papa John's Series B convertible preferred stock with a total yield of about 5.4%, which were convertible to common stock at Starboard's option at a conversion price of $50.06. The stock closed Tuesday 93.8% above the conversion price at $97.01. At the time of the investment, Starboard's stake on a as-converted basis represented about 13.2% of the outstanding common stock. With Papa John's repurchase of preferred shares, Starboard's stake will be about 9.5% of the outstanding common stock. After the repurchase and conver...

Yahoo | May 12, 2021

Papa John’s Announces Repurchase and Conversion of All Convertible Preferred Stock Owned by Starboard Value LP

Papa John's enters into an agreement relating to the repurchase and conversion of all convertible preferred stock owned by Starboard Value LP.

Yahoo | May 12, 2021

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PZZA Price Returns

1-mo 4.48%
3-mo -11.24%
6-mo 22.40%
1-year 19.14%
3-year 91.66%
5-year 69.38%
YTD 14.42%
2020 35.88%
2019 61.50%
2018 -27.80%
2017 -33.68%
2016 55.01%

PZZA Dividends

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