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

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA)

Today's Latest Price: $77.37 USD

0.04 (0.05%)

Updated Oct 20 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 49 in Restaurants

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PZZA Stock Summary

  • Papa Johns International Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than just 2.62% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 211.83, Papa Johns International Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 96.53% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, PZZA has reported earnings growth of -2,275.22%, putting it ahead of just 0.77% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Papa Johns International Inc are TGI, EAT, AXR, KFFB, and ASUR.
  • Visit PZZA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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PZZA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $77.37 52-week high $102.25
Prev. close $77.33 52-week low $28.55
Day low $76.03 Volume 816,700
Day high $78.43 Avg. volume 808,314
50-day MA $88.83 Dividend yield 1.16%
200-day MA $76.21 Market Cap 2.54B

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:
$77.37$22.71 -71%

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 20th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 70.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PZZA, they are:

  • 83% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 65.98% 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 2.82. This coverage rate is greater than that of 51.95% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), Papa Johns International Inc has a reliance on debt greater than only 19.47% of them.

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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.

Jack In The Box: Positioned For Significant Business Development - Buy On Growth Plans

Investment Conclusion Jack in the Box (JACK) has a simple story. It is a regional hamburger chain that has carved out a distinctive identity based on its innovative indulgent side items, its all day: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night menu, its 18/7 and 24/7 hours of operation, and its...

Poonam A. Arora on Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Papa John’s Sustains Strong North America and International Comparable Sales in September

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today provided preliminary estimated comparable sales information for the month of September and the third quarter fiscal period. In light of the uncertainty related to the pandemic, the company has continued to provide this information on a monthly basis. President & CEO Rob Lynch said, “Six consecutive months of double-digit comparable sales growth were made possible by the hard work of Papa John’s team membe

Business Wire | September 29, 2020

Bankrupt Pizza Hut mega-franchisee says it should be able to sell its 900 locations to rivals like Domino's or Papa John's, in a potentially massive blow to the chain

Summary List Placement NPC International — Pizza Hut's largest franchisee, which filed for bankruptcy in July — wants to be able to sell its hundreds of locations to rivals like Domino's and Papa John's. NPC said in a filing in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas on Tuesday that it plans to accept bids on its 900 Pizza Hut locations from any potential buyers. Further, NPC said, it would consider bids from buyers that may not want to operate the locations as Pizza Huts — including the pizza chain's competitors. Selling the locations to competitors would wipe out nearly 20% of the Pizza Hut locations in the US, while simultaneously giving another chain a significant boost. But, NPC argued, it is fair and legal to do so in the pursuit of the best possible price for t...

Business Insider | September 23, 2020

Papa John’s adds significant footprint in Philadelphia area

Papa John’s International (PZZA) +1.5% accelerates growth in the Philadelphia area.Under the agreement, HB Restaurant Group, which currently owns 43 restaurants in the Mid-Atlantic area and has been a Papa John’s franchisee since April 2019, is to open 49 new stores in Philadelphia and southern New Jersey between 2021 and 2028.“Papa John’s has long offered franchise investors one...

Seeking Alpha | September 10, 2020

Papa John's August Metrics Show Continued Momentum

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA ) released Tuesday preliminary comparable sales results for August that marked ongoing strong sales performance in North America and internationally. What Happened: Papa John's said preliminary estimated same-store sales for the second month of the third quarter were up 18% at domestic company-owned restaurants, up 26.1% at North America franchised restaurants. System-wide North America restaurant same-store-sales were up 24.2% while system-wide international restaurant same-store sales were up 23.3%. Papa John's has been releasing regular monthly updates amid the … Full story available on

Benzinga | August 25, 2020

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PZZA Price Returns

1-mo -8.41%
3-mo -16.60%
6-mo 8.01%
1-year 37.45%
3-year 16.75%
5-year 17.66%
YTD 23.57%
2019 61.50%
2018 -27.80%
2017 -33.68%
2016 55.01%
2015 1.10%

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