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

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA): $120.93

-1.60 (-1.31%)

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  • PZZA scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 85.7% of US stocks.
  • PZZA's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • PZZA's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 60.36% of US stocks).

PZZA Stock Summary

  • Papa Johns International Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 1.23% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -3.5 for Papa Johns International Inc; that's greater than it is for just 3.02% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, PZZA has reported earnings growth of 170.41%, putting it ahead of 86.98% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Papa Johns International Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CVEO, POAI, CTEK, TDW, and AXS.
  • PZZA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Papa Johns International Inc's official 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 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 73.17%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at -7.42%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -0.18%.
Over the past 15 months, PZZA's revenue has gone up $338,804,000.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-06-30 1,691.702 117.232 11.979
2020-03-31 1,630.702 81.67 1.14

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 85.8% of graded US stocks.
  • PZZA's asset turnover comes in at 2.275 -- ranking 1st of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • CMG, TAST, and PBPB 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
2021-06-27 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
2020-03-29 2.245 0.327 0.037

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 $120.93 52-week high $132.37
Prev. close $122.53 52-week low $73.12
Day low $120.55 Volume 236,300
Day high $123.70 Avg. volume 408,219
50-day MA $126.77 Dividend yield 1.14%
200-day MA $105.95 Market Cap 4.42B

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.

BaconMania Arrives at Papa John’s With Sizzling New Trio of Menu Favorites

ATLANTA, October 18, 2021--Bacon lovers rejoice! Papa John’s® is bringing BaconMania to fans this fall with a lineup of three new, sizzling menu items to enjoy for a limited time. This trio of crave-worthy bacon pizza, Papadias® and side item makes indulging easy during some of the busiest moments of the year. Papa Rewards® members, the most loyal and valuable Papa John’s fans, get an exclusive first taste.

Yahoo | October 18, 2021

Papa John's hires from within for new C-suite role

Papa John's hires from within for the new role, which will add North America restaurant operations, technology and insights to the position's responsibilities.

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

Papa John’s Promotes Max Wetzel to Expanded Role as EVP, Chief Commercial Officer

ATLANTA, October 15, 2021--Papa John's announces the promotion of Max Wetzel to EVP, Chief Commercial Officer.

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

Domino's Pizza is getting eaten alive by the worker shortage

Domino's Pizza gets pinched by the worker shortage plaguing restaurants and retailers.

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

Papa John's (PZZA) Gains From Focus on Expansion, Debt High

John's (PZZA) has been benefiting from a strategic expansion plan and focus on digitalization. However, the rise in the price of key inputs and the impact of the Delta variant are concerning.

Yahoo | October 14, 2021

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PZZA Price Returns

1-mo -6.59%
3-mo 2.80%
6-mo 28.16%
1-year 57.48%
3-year 141.24%
5-year 60.89%
YTD 43.57%
2020 35.88%
2019 61.50%
2018 -27.80%
2017 -33.68%
2016 55.01%

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