Papa John Int'l (NASDAQ: PZZA) posted its earnings results on Tuesday. The company announced a 0.20 EPS for the quarter, losing a consensus estimate of $ 0.23 ($ 0.03) at Thomson Reuters, Briefing.com reports. Papa John Int. 'S share had a net margin of 4.54% and a negative return on equity of 47.37%. The company had revenue of $ 364.01 million for the quarter, compared with analyst expectations of $ 390.62 million. In the same period last year, the company announced earnings per share of $ 0.60. Papa John's Int'l Int'l's quarterly revenue declined by 15.7% yoy. Papa John & # 39; s Int & ll informed his guidance for the year 2018 at $ 1.30-1.60 EPS and his guidance at $ 1.30-1.60 EPS.
PZZA shares traded up to $ 2.93 during the mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $ 56.40. 1,781,700 shares of the company's share capital, compared to the average of 1,305,326. Papa John's Int. Has a low 1 year of $ 38.05 and a high 1 year $ 69.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $ 1.74 billion, a ratio of PE 21.53, a price-earnings ratio of 2.91 and a beta of 0.27.
The company also announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday 23 November. Shareholders registered on Monday, November 12 will receive a dividend of $ 0.225 per share. The dividend is dated on November 8th. This represents an annual dividend of $ 0.90 and a dividend yield of 1.60%. Dividend Disbursement (DPR) of Papa John's Int'l is currently 34.35%.
The PZZA has been the subject of several reports of research analysts. Stephens reiterated the "buy" rating and set a target price of $ 60.00 in Papa John IntA's shares in a research note Tuesday, Aug. 7. The Jefferies Financial Group has put Int'l's Papayon from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a target price of $ 58.00 for the stock on a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. The Longbow survey set Papa John Inta's of a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating on a research note Monday, August 13. The Bank of America raised Papa John Int & # 39; s from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating on a research note Monday, August 27th. Finally, Citigroup lowered its target price to Papa John's Int. From $ 62.00 to $ 51.00 and gave a buy-in to a research note on Wednesday, August 22nd. An analyst researcher has rated the stock with a sale mark, four have issued a rating, and four have given a purchase rating to the stock of the company. The company today has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a target consensus value of $ 57.88.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares in the company. Tyvor Capital LLC bought a new share in Papa John's Int'l for the second quarter worth $ 142,000. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB bought a new share of Papa John's IntAl in the first quarter worth $ 232,000. ART. Advisors LLC bought a new share of Papa John's IntAl in the first quarter worth $ 241,000. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in Papa John's Int'l by 441.9% in the third quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 5,034 shares of the company's share capital of USD 258,000 after an additional 4,105 shares were acquired during the period. Finally, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth School Empls Retrmt SYS bought a new share in Papa John Inta's second quarter worth $ 322,000. 82.79% of shares currently belong to hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Company Profile of Papa Ioannis
Papa John's International, Inc. operates and supplies pizza and restaurants under the trademark Papa John in the United States and internationally. It operates in five sectors: Domestic Restaurants, North American Committees, North American Franchising, International Activities and Everything Else.
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