Papa John's (PZZA) drops 2.1% after establishing 2012 EPS guidance of $2.33-$2.43, below a...

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Papa John's (PZZA) drops 2.1% after establishing 2012 EPS guidance of $2.33-$2.43, below a consensus of $2.47. The pizza chain also expects North American same-store sales growth of just 1.5%-2.5%, and international same-store sales growth of 1.5%-3.5%. The 2012 figures are outweighing an increase in the company's 2011 EPS guidance range to $2.15-$2.20, from a prior $2.08-$2.15.