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Papa John's International, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Papa Johns International shares (PZZA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Papa Johns International employs 16,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.8 billion.
|52-week range||USD$28.2652 - USD$110.33|
|50-day moving average||USD$99.3856|
|200-day moving average||USD$89.0283|
|Wall St. target price||USD$109|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.9 (0.87%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.821|
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Valuing Papa Johns International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Papa Johns International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Papa Johns International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 124x. In other words, Papa Johns International shares trade at around 124x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Papa Johns International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.3869. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Papa Johns International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Papa Johns International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$144.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Papa Johns International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||5.38%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$466.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.65%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$3.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.0 million Papa Johns International shares held short by investors – that's known as Papa Johns International's "short interest". This figure is 25.1% down from 3.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Papa Johns International shares can be evaluated.
Papa Johns International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Papa Johns International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Papa Johns International shares traded daily (recently around 475672.46376812). Papa Johns International's SIR currently stands at 6.21. In other words for every 100,000 Papa Johns International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6210 shares are currently held short.
However Papa Johns International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Papa Johns International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Papa Johns International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Papa Johns International's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Papa Johns International shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1137% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Papa Johns International shares, roughly 114 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Papa Johns International.
Find out more about how you can short Papa Johns International stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 91.84% of net profits
Recently Papa Johns International has paid out, on average, around 91.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.87% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Papa Johns International shareholders could enjoy a 0.87% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Papa Johns International's case, that would currently equate to about $0.9 per share.
Papa Johns International's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Papa Johns International's most recent dividend payout was on 19 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Papa Johns International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 30 December 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Papa Johns International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Papa Johns International shares which in turn could have impacted Papa Johns International's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Papa Johns International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.2652 up to $110.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Papa Johns International's is 0.9584. This would suggest that Papa Johns International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
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. The company also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants. As of December 29, 2019, it operated 5,395 Papa John's restaurants, which included 598 company-owned and 4,797 franchised restaurants. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
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