Post-Trade Analysis: Papa John’s International, Inc. (PZZA) Slides -1.97, Closing at 52.27

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After finishing at $53.32 in the prior trading day, Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) closed at $52.27, down -1.97%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.97 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.67 million shares were traded. PZZA stock price reached its highest trading level at $53.76 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $51.82.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of PZZA by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 61.68 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 18.42. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.66 and its Current Ratio is at 0.80.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Stifel on April 22, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Hold and sets its target price to $60 from $65 previously.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 07 ’24 when KOELLNER LAURETTE T sold 2,886 shares for $70.21 per share. The transaction valued at 202,625 led to the insider holds 18,804 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, PZZA now has a Market Capitalization of 1723462144 and an Enterprise Value of 2675619328. As of this moment, Papa’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 23.05, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 18.35. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.44. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.81. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.261 whereas that against EBITDA is 11.759.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for PZZA is 1.15, which has changed by -0.2747329 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2704494 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, PZZA has reached a high of $86.38, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $52.07. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -19.47%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -25.81%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 894.51K shares per day over the past 3-months and 1397380 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 32.49M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 32.31M. Insiders hold about 1.40% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 114.94% stake in the company. Shares short for PZZA as of 1714435200 were 2854201 with a Short Ratio of 3.19, compared to 1711584000 on 2474854. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 2854201 and a Short% of Float of 14.330000000000002.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, PZZA’s forward annual dividend rate was 1.8, compared to 1.38 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.03375844The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.6. The current Payout Ratio is 71.09% for PZZA, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-02-09 with an ex-dividend date of 1715904000. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2013-12-30 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

Papa John’s International, Inc. (PZZA) is currently under the scrutiny of 17.0 analysts, each contributing to the ongoing evaluation of its stock.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.57 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.64 and a low estimate of $0.47, while EPS last year was $0.59. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.57, with high estimates of $0.7 and low estimates of $0.41.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $2.65 and $2.27 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $2.46. EPS for the following year is $2.88, with 17.0 analysts recommending between $3.26 and $2.64.

Revenue Estimates

16 analysts predict $526.99M in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $549M to a low estimate of $501M. As of the current estimate, Papa John’s International, Inc.’s year-ago sales were $514.53MFor the next quarter, 16 analysts are estimating revenue of $530.05M. There is a high estimate of $556M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $502M.

A total of 17 analysts have provided revenue estimates for PZZA’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $2.23B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $2.04B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $2.12B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $2.14BBased on 17 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $2.21B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $2.36B and the low estimate is $2.1B.

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