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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
PZZA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PZZA: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PZZA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.15 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity-to-Asset -0.01
PZZA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PZZA: -0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PZZA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.01  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.84
Current: -0.01
-0.01
0.84
Interest Coverage 22.24
PZZA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. PZZA: 22.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PZZA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.97  Med: 23.13 Max: 108.34
Current: 22.24
6.97
108.34
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 8.32
Beneish M-Score: -2.89
WACC vs ROIC
5.91%
39.56%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.60
PZZA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. PZZA: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PZZA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 7.42 Max: 9.6
Current: 9.6
4.89
9.6
Net Margin % 6.00
PZZA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. PZZA: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PZZA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.08  Med: 4.61 Max: 6
Current: 6
3.08
6
ROA % 20.70
PZZA's ROA % is ranked higher than
97% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. PZZA: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PZZA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.38  Med: 14.3 Max: 20.7
Current: 20.7
8.38
20.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 74.18
PZZA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. PZZA: 74.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PZZA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.97  Med: 50.31 Max: 74.45
Current: 74.18
26.97
74.45
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.90
PZZA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. PZZA: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PZZA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 11.9 Max: 30.2
Current: 11.9
6.3
30.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 19.70
PZZA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PZZA: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PZZA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 13.1 Max: 29.4
Current: 19.7
-9.3
29.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 20.90
PZZA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. PZZA: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PZZA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.9  Med: 15.9 Max: 31
Current: 20.9
-14.9
31
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PZZA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,219,568 sh (+13.62%)
Columbia Wanger 1,735,575 sh (+4.82%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Murray Stahl 9,036 sh (-13.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,566 sh (-86.41%)
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Q2 2016

PZZA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,586,479 sh (-8.59%)
Murray Stahl 6,487 sh (-28.21%)
Jim Simons 818,200 sh (-32.91%)
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Q3 2016

PZZA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 710,300 sh (-13.19%)
Murray Stahl 5,230 sh (-19.38%)
Columbia Wanger 1,219,703 sh (-23.12%)
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Q4 2016

PZZA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 29,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 723,400 sh (+1.84%)
Murray Stahl 4,817 sh (-7.90%)
Columbia Wanger 872,382 sh (-28.48%)
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722513    SIC: 5812
Compare:NAS:BJRI » details
Traded in other countries:PP1.Germany,
Papa John's International Inc operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants and, in certain international markets, dine-in and delivery restaurants under the trademark "Papa John's".

Papa John's operates or franchises thousands of pizza delivery and carryout restaurants globally. North American franchisees operate more than half of the company's total restaurants and pay a 5% royalty on sales to the company. In the United States, franchisees can purchase all necessary ingredients through the company's Quality Control Center segment. Outside the United States, franchisees or other third parties operate most Quality Control Centers to sell ingredients to restaurants. Most company revenue occurs within the United States, with company-owned United States restaurants and the United States Quality Control Center accounting for over three quarters of total company revenue.

Top Ranked Articles about Papa John's International Inc

Papa John Schnatter Sells Papa John's in Insider Trade Founder and CEO sold 52,358 shares
John Schnatter (Insider Trades), CEO, founder, chairman and 10% owner of Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), sold 52,358 shares of the company on Oct. 12. The average price per share was $78.08 for a total transaction of $4,088,113. Papa John’s International is the third-largest pizza delivery company with a market cap of $2.87 billion. Read more...
Papa John's Founder John Schnatter's Pizza Empire Pizza chain has made itself a digital leader, not just a follower
Value to the customer is key in the eyes of Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA) management. There’s also the matter of competing with other pizza companies that are deeply discounting their pizzas. But Papa John's is not changing its strategy to compete with them. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 28.68
PZZA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.14 vs. PZZA: 28.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PZZA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.84  Med: 21.05 Max: 45.07
Current: 28.68
10.84
45.07
PE Ratio without NRI 28.68
PZZA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
60% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.91 vs. PZZA: 28.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PZZA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.78  Med: 20.89 Max: 45.07
Current: 28.68
10.78
45.07
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 31.75
PZZA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
64% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.58 vs. PZZA: 31.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PZZA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 19.65 Max: 43.71
Current: 31.75
9.05
43.71
PS Ratio 1.73
PZZA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PZZA: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PZZA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.73
0.38
1.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 33.57
PZZA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.46 vs. PZZA: 33.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PZZA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.55  Med: 21.75 Max: 64.13
Current: 33.57
7.55
64.13
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.60
PZZA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. PZZA: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PZZA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.71  Med: 12.23 Max: 23.91
Current: 20.6
5.71
23.91
EV-to-EBIT 19.28
PZZA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. PZZA: 19.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PZZA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 13.3 Max: 26.3
Current: 19.28
6.8
26.3
EV-to-EBITDA 15.48
PZZA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. PZZA: 15.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PZZA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 9.9 Max: 19.9
Current: 15.48
5.1
19.9
PEG Ratio 1.62
PZZA's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PZZA: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PZZA' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.98 Max: 12.29
Current: 1.62
0.88
12.29
Shiller PE Ratio 55.87
PZZA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.69 vs. PZZA: 55.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PZZA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.15  Med: 27.7 Max: 66.08
Current: 55.87
12.15
66.08
Current Ratio 1.14
PZZA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PZZA: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PZZA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.14
0.67
1.62
Quick Ratio 0.94
PZZA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. PZZA: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PZZA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.94
0.51
1.34
Days Inventory 5.33
PZZA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.62 vs. PZZA: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PZZA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.33  Med: 8.51 Max: 13.26
Current: 5.33
5.33
13.26
Days Sales Outstanding 12.69
PZZA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.51 vs. PZZA: 12.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PZZA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.49  Med: 10.15 Max: 14.08
Current: 12.69
7.49
14.08
Days Payable 9.83
PZZA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
93% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 38.53 vs. PZZA: 9.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PZZA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.83  Med: 12.83 Max: 23.37
Current: 9.83
9.83
23.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.98
PZZA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
72% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PZZA: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PZZA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.98
0.29
1.38
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.27
PZZA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. PZZA: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PZZA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.27
0.16
0.33
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 44.20
PZZA's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. PZZA: 44.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PZZA' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 44.2
Current: 44.2
0
44.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.02
PZZA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
77% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PZZA: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.98
PZZA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
75% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. PZZA: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PZZA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.98
0.29
1.38
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.00
PZZA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. PZZA: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PZZA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.5 Max: 14.8
Current: 4
2.9
14.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.57
PZZA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. PZZA: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PZZA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.34 Max: 5.48
Current: 2.57
0.73
5.48
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.50
PZZA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
54% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. PZZA: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.79
PZZA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. PZZA: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PZZA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.09
Current: 1.79
0.48
2.09
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.73
PZZA's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. PZZA: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
PZZA' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.84 Max: 4.04
Current: 1.73
0.52
4.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.20
PZZA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. PZZA: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PZZA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 7.5 Max: 14.6
Current: 5.2
3.8
14.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 18.95
PZZA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. PZZA: 18.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PZZA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 15.05 Max: 19.9
Current: 18.95
6.5
19.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,714
EPS (TTM) $ 2.75
Beta0.52
Short Percentage of Float15.49%
52-Week Range $53.23 - 90.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.84
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Papa John’s International Is A Good Investment May 29 2015 
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