Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) - NASDAQ
  • Wed, May 4, 10:43 AM
    • Papa John's (PZZA +3%) rallies after growing EPS by 26% in Q1 to top the consensus estimate.
    • The company reported a 4.2% gain in global restaurant sales (ex-F/X). Comparable-store sales growth was 0.1% in North America and 5.7% for international locations.
    • 2016 guidance was reaffirmed by Papa John's.
    • Shares of Papa John's haven't been over $60 since late February.
    • Previously: Papa John's beats by $0.06, misses on revenue (May 3)
    | Wed, May 4, 10:43 AM
  • Thu, Feb. 25, 9:48 AM
    • Domino's Pizza (DPZ +7.8%) stole restaurant market share in the U.S. during Q4 with a dominating 11% comp. The company generated over 50% of its U.S. sales through digital channels a level that other quick-service chains will find hard to match.
    • Pizza Hut (NYSE:YUM) and Papa John's (PZZA -1.3%) were both around a 2% comp for roughly the same time period, while the overall restaurant sector was below 1% growth.
    • Pizza companies have been aggressive in recent months with technology initiatives to increase traffic and have funneled some of their savings from lower cheese costs into pricing. Pizza operators have some other tailwinds, including lower fuel costs and solid popularity with millennials.
    • All three companies have set same-store sales growth guidance for the full year ahead of the restaurant sector average. The pizza trio has also outperformed the S&P 500 Index on the year.
    | Thu, Feb. 25, 9:48 AM | 3 Comments
  • Wed, Feb. 24, 11:11 AM
    • It's rally time for Papa John's (PZZA +10.8%) following a Q4 profit beat.
    • The company benefited from lower insurance expenses and reduced food costs (cheese $1.60/lb vs. $1.99 a year ago) in the quarter.
    • Looking ahead, Papa John's sees 2016 EPS of $2.30 to $2.40 vs. $2.38 consensus.
    • Shares of Papa John's crossed over $60 for the first time this year.
    • Previously: Papa John's beats by $0.05, misses on revenue (Feb. 23 2016)
    | Wed, Feb. 24, 11:11 AM
  • Tue, Feb. 23, 5:02 PM
    • Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA): Q4 EPS of $0.62 beats by $0.05.
    • Revenue of $416.82M (-2.0% Y/Y) misses by $8.94M.
    • Shares +1.03% AH.
    • Press Release
    | Tue, Feb. 23, 5:02 PM
  • Nov. 5, 2015, 2:11 PM
    • The restaurant sector is having a rough earnings season in general. Noodles (NDLS -11%) and Papa John's (PZZA -3.7%) were two of the latest to disappoint, after Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -1.2%) and Chipotle (CMG -0.3%) set a negative tone last week.
    • Shares of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (PLKI -7.7%) trade at their lowest level of the year. The company reports earnings on November 11. Analysts expect revenue of $61M and EPS of $0.44.
    • Other leading decliners today include Jack in the Box (JACK -4.3%), Chuy's Holdings (CHUY -4.5%), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH -4%), and Sonic (SONC -2.9%).
    • Many of the names have been trading off due to labor wage pressure and lower Q3 traffic than anticipated.
    • A surprising outlier in the sector has been McDonald's (MCD +0.2%) which has doubled up the return of the S&P 500 over the last month. Habit Restaurants (HABT +8.2%) is also in rally mode following earnings.
    | Nov. 5, 2015, 2:11 PM | 7 Comments
  • Nov. 4, 2015, 11:25 AM
    • Papa John's (PZZA -11.6%) trades lower after some deceleration with comparable-restaurant sales surprised analysts.
    • Domestic company-owned restaurant comps +4.7% vs. +8.3% a year ago.
    • North America franchised restaurant comps +2.4% vs. +7.1% a year ago.
    • The international comp was strong at +8.0%.
    • Previously: Papa John's EPS in-line, misses on revenue (Nov. 03 2015)
    | Nov. 4, 2015, 11:25 AM | 1 Comment
  • Aug. 5, 2015, 10:27 AM
    • Papa John's (PZZA -4.9%) is lower after Q2 results came in short of expectations.
    • Comparable-store sales rose 5.5% in North American stores and 6.8% for international outlets. Both marks were a bit higher during the quarter a year ago.
    • The company benefited from a lower market price of cheese, $1.63/lb vs. $2.13/lb a year ago.
    • Salaries and benefits expense were up 12.4% Y/Y to $51.50M during the quarter.
    • Previously: Papa John's misses by $0.02, misses on revenue (Aug. 04 2015)
    | Aug. 5, 2015, 10:27 AM | 1 Comment
  • Aug. 5, 2015, 9:19 AM
    | Aug. 5, 2015, 9:19 AM | 10 Comments
  • May 6, 2015, 10:01 AM
    • Papa John's (PZZA +5.2%) rallies after beating with both lines of its Q1 report.
    • The company saw system-wide North America comparable-store sales increase 6.5%, while the international comp was even stronger at +7.7%.
    • Store count +36 Q/Q to 4,699 restaurants.
    • Previously: Papa John's beats by $0.02, beats on revenue (May. 05 2015)
    | May 6, 2015, 10:01 AM
  • May 5, 2015, 5:18 PM
    • Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA): Q1 EPS of $0.55 beats by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $432.28M (+7.7% Y/Y) beats by $16.4M.
    • Shares +6.05% AH.
    | May 5, 2015, 5:18 PM
  • Apr. 23, 2015, 10:42 AM
    • Domino's Pizza (DPZ +10.5%) trades at an all-time high after putting in dazzling comp growth during Q1.
    • There seems to be a thought amongst investors that pizza is a red hot category with Papa John's (PZZA +4.7%), Papa Murphy's (FRSH +6.1%), and Rave Restaurant Group (RAVE +3.1%) all in rally mode today.
    • Though the contribution of mobile wasn't broke down by Domino's, retail analysts see it as a large difference maker when comparing the company to the sluggish growth at McDonald's.
    • Previously: Sizzling comps at Domino's Pizza in Q1
    | Apr. 23, 2015, 10:42 AM
  • Feb. 26, 2015, 10:47 AM
    • Feltl & Company downgrades Papa John's (PZZA -0.2%) to a Hold rating from Buy.
    • The investment firm's valuation call follows a 46% run in Papa John's share price since Feltl first initiated its Buy recommendation.
    • Papa John's hit an all-time high of $65.96 in trading earlier this week.
    | Feb. 26, 2015, 10:47 AM
  • Aug. 5, 2014, 5:07 PM
    • Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA): Q2 EPS of $0.40 misses by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $380.9M (+9.1% Y/Y) misses by $0.99M.
    • Shares +1.7% AH.
    | Aug. 5, 2014, 5:07 PM | 1 Comment
  • May 6, 2014, 5:16 PM
    • Papa John's (PZZA): Q1 EPS of $0.45 misses by $0.01.
    • Revenue of $401.4M (+12.9% Y/Y) beats by $16.49M.
    • Shares +2.1% AH.
    | May 6, 2014, 5:16 PM
  • Aug. 7, 2013, 9:51 AM
    • Papa John's (PZZA +2.4%) names insider Tony Thompson as its new president and chief operating officer.
    • The role of president was previously unmanned.
    • Earlier, the pizza chain operator reported it beat estimates with its Q2 report on solid 3.4% growth same-store sales at North American stores and a 6.8% pace at global stores.
    | Aug. 7, 2013, 9:51 AM
  • Feb. 27, 2013, 11:16 AM
    Papa John's (PZZA -8%) slumps after missing earnings estimates with its Q4 report and restating financial results from 2009 to 2011. During the latest quarter, the company saw global sales growth of 19.6% and growth at restaurants opened at least a year of 7%.
    | Feb. 27, 2013, 11:16 AM | 4 Comments
Company Description
Papa John's International, Inc. operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants and, in certain international markets, dine-in and restaurant-based delivery restaurants. It operates through five reportable segments: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, Domestic Commissaries, North... More
Sector: Services
Industry: Restaurants
Country: United States