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. More Details
Proven track record with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Papa John's International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PZZA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PZZA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PZZA underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned 83.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PZZA underperformed the US Market which returned 51.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Papa John's International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StAt US$102, Is It Time To Put Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) On Your Watch List?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StIt Might Not Be A Great Idea To Buy Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) For Its Next Dividend
3 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Impressed By Papa John's International's (NASDAQ:PZZA) Returns on Capital?
Is Papa John's International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PZZA ($100.89) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($101.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PZZA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PZZA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (51.5x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (40.1x).
PE vs Market: PZZA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (51.5x) compared to the US market (20.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PZZA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PZZA has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
How is Papa John's International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PZZA's forecast earnings growth (16.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: PZZA's earnings (16.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PZZA's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PZZA's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PZZA's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PZZA's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Papa John's International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PZZA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PZZA's current net profit margins (3.3%) are higher than last year (0.06%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PZZA's earnings have declined by 37.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PZZA's earnings growth over the past year (6021%) exceeds its 5-year average (-37.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PZZA earnings growth over the past year (6021%) exceeded the Hospitality industry -31.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst PZZA's Return on Equity (483.79%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Papa John's International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PZZA's short term assets ($331.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($291.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: PZZA's short term assets ($331.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($608.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PZZA's debt to equity ratio (1940.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PZZA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 10851.6% to 1940.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PZZA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (62%).
Interest Coverage: PZZA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.8x coverage).
What is Papa John's International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PZZA's dividend (0.89%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: PZZA's dividend (0.89%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, PZZA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PZZA's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.9%), PZZA's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PZZA's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (31.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rob Lynch (43 yo)
Mr. Robert M. Lynch, also known as Rob, has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Papa John's International, Inc. since August 27, 2019 and also its Director since 2019. Mr. Lynch joined Papa John ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD6.38M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.41M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Rob's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: PZZA's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: PZZA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2%.
Papa John's International, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Papa John's International, Inc.
- Ticker: PZZA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$3.096b
- Shares outstanding: 32.94m
- Website: https://www.papajohns.com
Number of Employees
- Papa John's International, Inc.
- 2002 Papa John’s Boulevard
- United States
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: ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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