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How to buy Papa Johns International (PZZA) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Papa Johns International stocks.

Papa Johns International is a restaurants business based in the US. Papa Johns International stocks (PZZA.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $103.08 – a decrease of 5.17% over the previous week. Papa Johns International employs 14,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.

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Papa Johns International stock price (NASDAQ:PZZA)

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Papa Johns International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-11.
Latest market close$81.61
52-week range$78.56 - $139.91
50-day moving average $99.19
200-day moving average $118.18
Wall St. target price$124.94
PE ratio 705.2586
Dividend yield $1.15 (1.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.12

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Is it a good time to buy Papa Johns International stock?

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Papa Johns International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $81.61 from 2022-05-16

1 week (2022-05-11) -0.24%
1 month (2022-04-14) N/A
3 months (2022-02-18) -28.58%
6 months (2021-11-18) -38.07%
1 year (2021-05-18) -15.24%
2 years (2020-05-18) 4.48%
3 years (2019-05-17) 70.66%
5 years (2017-05-17) 3.80%

Is Papa Johns International under- or over-valued?

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 P/E ratio

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 705x. In other words, Papa Johns International shares trade at around 705x 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 PEG ratio

Papa Johns International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5489. 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

Papa Johns International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $225.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Papa Johns International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Papa Johns International financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.77%
Gross profit TTM $655.6 million
Return on assets TTM 12.89%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 5.8%
Book value $-10.62
Market capitalisation $2.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Papa Johns International share dividends

7%

Dividend payout ratio: 7.37% of net profits

Recently Papa Johns International has paid out, on average, around 7.37% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.68% 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 1.68% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Papa Johns International's case, that would currently equate to about $1.15 per share.

While Papa Johns International's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Papa Johns International is investing more in its future growth.

Papa Johns International's most recent dividend payout was on 26 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Papa Johns International's shares ever split?

Papa Johns International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 29 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.

Papa Johns International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Papa Johns International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $78.5609 up to $139.907. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PZZA.US volatility(beta: 1.02)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 1.0211. This would suggest that Papa Johns International's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Papa Johns International overview

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 under the Papa John's trademark internationally. As of December 26, 2021, it operated 5,650 Papa John's restaurants, which included 600 company-owned and 5,050 franchised restaurants in 50 countries and territories. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky. .

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