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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
PZZA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. PZZA: 0.08 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08

Equity to Asset 0.27
PZZA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PZZA: 0.27 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.27

0.27
0.88
Interest Coverage 108.34
PZZA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
78% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. PZZA: 108.34 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 9999.99
Current: 108.34

6.9
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.12
M-Score: -2.65
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.40
PZZA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. PZZA: 7.40 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.96   Max: 9.78
Current: 7.4

3.96
9.78
Net-margin (%) 4.83
PZZA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. PZZA: 4.83 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.51   Max: 6.33
Current: 4.83

2.51
6.33
ROE (%) 50.51
PZZA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. PZZA: 50.51 )
PZZA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.3   Max: 50.51
Current: 50.51

10.3
50.51
ROA (%) 14.98
PZZA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. PZZA: 14.98 )
PZZA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 16.69
Current: 14.98

6.2
16.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 47.21
PZZA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.07 vs. PZZA: 47.21 )
PZZA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 18.64   Max: 50.75
Current: 47.21

18.64
50.75
Revenue Growth (%) 15.20
PZZA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PZZA: 15.20 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 31
Current: 15.2

6.3
31
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.20
PZZA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. PZZA: 12.20 )
PZZA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 36.5
Current: 12.2

-9.5
36.5
EPS Growth (%) 16.60
PZZA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PZZA: 16.60 )
PZZA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.9   Max: 38.1
Current: 16.6

-14.9
38.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

PZZA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 14,154 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 477,434 sh (+30.66%)
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Q3 2013

PZZA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 523,434 sh (+9.63%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2013

PZZA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 381,161 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,090,300 sh (+4.15%)
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Q1 2014

PZZA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Murray Stahl 14,752 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,139,800 sh (+4.54%)
Steven Cohen 129,503 sh (-66.02%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PZZA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.09%$18.43 - $24.69 $ 44.24100%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 39.18%0.03%$13.74 - $16.1 $ 44.24194%22956
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -20.98%0.04%$14.81 - $17.14 $ 44.24176%16494
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 27.50
PZZA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 31.10 vs. PZZA: 27.50 )
PZZA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.83   Max: 33.44
Current: 27.5

10.83
33.44
P/B 14.50
PZZA's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. PZZA: 14.50 )
PZZA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 17.61
Current: 14.5

1.47
17.61
P/S 1.30
PZZA's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. PZZA: 1.30 )
PZZA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.3

0.37
1.57
PFCF 39.00
PZZA's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 48.30 vs. PZZA: 39.00 )
PZZA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.79   Max: 64.22
Current: 39

6.79
64.22
EV-to-EBIT 16.97
PZZA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 20.34 vs. PZZA: 16.97 )
PZZA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 22.5
Current: 16.97

7.1
22.5
PEG 2.90
PZZA's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PZZA: 2.90 )
PZZA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 7.65
Current: 2.9

0.61
7.65
Shiller P/E 37.00
PZZA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PZZA: 37.00 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.39   Max: 45.04
Current: 37

11.39
45.04
Current Ratio 1.38
PZZA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PZZA: 1.38 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.2
Current: 1.38

0.27
3.2
Quick Ratio 1.08
PZZA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. PZZA: 1.08 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.86
Current: 1.08

0.2
2.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.10
PZZA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PZZA: 1.10 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.9
Current: 1.1

0.29
0.9
Dividend Payout 0.23
PZZA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PZZA: 0.23 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.23

0.28
0.39
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.10
PZZA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PZZA: 1.10 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.9
Current: 1.1

0.29
0.9
Share Buyback Rate 5.80
PZZA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. PZZA: 5.80 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 13.2   Max: -6.2
Current: 5.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 39.20
PZZA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. PZZA: 39.20 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 46.12
Current: 39.2

2.04
46.12
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
PZZA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PZZA: 1.90 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 6.6
Current: 1.9

0.73
6.6
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
PZZA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PZZA: 1.80 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.98
Current: 1.8

0.64
3.98
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.00
PZZA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PZZA: 3.00 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 4.51
Current: 3

0.54
4.51
Price/Graham Number 6.60
PZZA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. PZZA: 6.60 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 7.79
Current: 6.6

0.78
7.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
PZZA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. PZZA: 5.60 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 14.1
Current: 5.6

4.4
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 11.66
PZZA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. PZZA: 11.66 )
PZZA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 25.6
Current: 11.66

8.2
25.6

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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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 restaurant-based delivery restaurants under the trademark 'Papa John's'. The first Company-owned Papa John's restaurant opened in 1985 and the first franchised restaurant opened in 1986. At December 30, 2012, there were 4,163 Papa John's restaurants in operation, consisting of 696 Company-owned and 3,467 franchised restaurants operating domestically in all 50 states and in 35 countries. Papa John's has defined six reportable segments: domestic restaurants, domestic commissaries, domestic franchising, international operations, variable interest entities and 'all other' business units. The domestic restaurant segment consists of the operations of all domestic company-owned restaurants and derives its revenues mainly from retail sales of pizza and side items, such as breadsticks, cheesesticks, chicken strips, chicken wings, dessert pizza and soft drinks to the general public. The domestic commissary segment consists of the operations of its regional dough production and product distribution centers and derives its revenues mainly from the sale and distribution of food and paper products to domestic company-owned and franchised restaurants. The domestic franchising segment consists of its franchise sales and support activities and derives its revenues from sales of franchise and development rights and collection of royalties from its domestic franchisees. The international operations segment mainly consists of its company-owned restaurants and distribution sales to franchised Papa John's restaurants located in the United Kingdom, Mexico and China and its franchise sales and support activities, which derive revenues from sales of franchise and development rights and the collection of royalties from its international franchisees. Variable interest entities consist of entities in which the Company is the main beneficiary, and include BIBP and certain franchisees to which it has extended loans. All other business units that do not meet the quantitative thresholds for determining reportable segments consist of operations that derive revenues from the sale, mainly to company-owned and franchised restaurants, of printing and promotional items, risk management services, and information systems and related services used in restaurant operations and certain partnership development activities. A total of 368 Papa John's restaurants were opened during 2012, consisting of 28 Company-owned (eight in North America and 20 in Beijing and North China) and 340 franchised restaurants (182 in North America and 158 international), while 88 Papa John's restaurants closed during 2012, consisting of five Company-owned (three in North America and two in Beijing and North China) and 83 franchised restaurants (44 in North America and 39 international). The Company's marketing strategy consists of both national and loc
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