Papa John’s International (PZZA) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA) will release its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, February 25th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.42 per share for the quarter. Parties that wish to listen to the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

PZZA opened at $103.66 on Tuesday. Papa John’s International has a 12 month low of $28.55 and a 12 month high of $110.33. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $99.64 and its 200-day moving average price is $89.14. The company has a market cap of $3.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 129.58, a P/E/G ratio of 5.50 and a beta of 1.03.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 8th were paid a $0.225 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 5th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.87%. Papa John’s International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 76.92%.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on PZZA. MKM Partners dropped their price objective on Papa John’s International from $93.00 to $91.00 in a research note on Thursday, January 7th. Wedbush raised their price target on shares of Papa John’s International from $98.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 9th. KeyCorp boosted their price objective on shares of Papa John’s International from $94.00 to $115.00 in a research report on Monday. Stephens increased their target price on shares of Papa John’s International from $95.00 to $99.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, January 7th. Finally, Oppenheimer boosted their price target on Papa John’s International from $110.00 to $125.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $99.41.

In other Papa John’s International news, Director Olivia F. Kirtley sold 14,138 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.42, for a total value of $1,136,977.96. Following the sale, the director now owns 205,280 shares in the company, valued at $16,508,617.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 17.58% of the company’s stock.

About Papa John’s International

Papa John's International, Inc operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants under the Papa John's trademark in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, North America Commissaries, North America Franchising, and International Operations.

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Earnings History for Papa John`s International (NASDAQ:PZZA)

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