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

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA): $115.62

-0.13 (-0.11%)

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  • PZZA scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 95.33% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PZZA is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • 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 just 1.65% of US stocks.
  • PZZA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 3.83% 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 92.18% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PZZA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HLF, STG, LAIX, AINC, and IDXG.
  • PZZA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Papa Johns International Inc's official web site, go to

PZZA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, PZZA's EV/EBIT ratio is 75.94% higher, now standing at 32.9.
  • PZZA's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • PZZA's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PZZA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PZZA 2016-10-04 1.7 -93.6 31.1 22.1
PZZA 2015-11-27 1.4 46.9 31.5 22.1
PZZA 2012-10-02 1.0 5.8 21.4 14.3
PZZA 2012-06-15 0.9 5.1 19.8 13.3
PZZA 2007-08-01 0.8 5.9 13.6 9.5
PZZA 2001-08-30 0.6 3.1 17.5 11.1

PZZA Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 5479.3%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -98.75%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at -7.42%.
Over the past 67 months, PZZA's revenue has gone up $269,053,000.

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
2021-03-31 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
2019-12-31 1,619.248 61.749 -7.633

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 $116.53 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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PZZA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $115.62 52-week high $119.62
Prev. close $115.75 52-week low $73.12
Day low $114.35 Volume 253,593
Day high $116.45 Avg. volume 434,298
50-day MA $105.63 Dividend yield 0.79%
200-day MA $94.00 Market Cap 3.82B

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:
$115.62$58.26 -37%

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 42th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PZZA, they are:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 47.68% of its sector Consumer Cyclical.
  • 85% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 59.7% 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 7.2. This coverage rate is greater than that of 63.85% 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 CCK, THO, ARMK, TPCO, and HBI.

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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.

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 2nd

TFII, PAG, WIRE, and PZZA made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) momentum stocks list on August 2, 2021

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Why this big donut chain is seeing a resurgence

Restaurant Brands begins to see better fortunes for one of its key fast food brands.

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Papa John's (PZZA) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Papa John's (PZZA) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

Between These 2 Pizza Stocks, 1 Offers Tastier Gains

Chowing down on the massive change in fast food trends triggered by the COVID-19 lockdowns, Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA), Domino's (NYSE: DPZ), and other pizza chains rebounded faster than many restaurant-sector peers. The business model of pizza chains was already strongly aligned with takeout and delivery, greatly lessening the impact of dining room closures. With four consecutive quarters of sales increases higher than 10% to its credit, according to its first-quarter 2021 financial report, Papa John's appears to be experiencing the same tangent of growth as other pizza companies heading into 2021.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Papa John’s Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Webcast and Conference Call

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 27, 2021--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, August 5, 2021, with a conference call to follow discussing these results at 8:00 a.m. ET. Investors may access the live webcast at or may dial 877-312-8816 (U.S. and Canada) or 253-237-1189 (International). The conference ID is 2924699. A replay of the call will be available at the Company’s website.

Yahoo | July 27, 2021

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PZZA Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 14.86%
6-mo 13.83%
1-year 19.46%
3-year 185.45%
5-year 63.43%
YTD 36.88%
2020 35.88%
2019 61.50%
2018 -27.80%
2017 -33.68%
2016 55.01%

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