Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 23, 2012.
- Third quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.55 in 2012, an increase of 25.0% over earnings per diluted share of $0.44 in 2011
- 56 global net restaurant openings during the quarter
- 2012 earnings guidance raised to a range of $2.53 to $2.63; comparable sales guidance raised for both North America (updated guidance range of +3.0% to +4.0%) and International (updated guidance range of +6.0% to +7.0%)
“During the third quarter, we achieved a significant milestone with the opening of our 4,000th restaurant,” said Papa John’s founder, chairman, and chief executive officer, John Schnatter. “Consumers and franchisees continue to put a premium on quality and that’s where Papa John’s wins. This translates into both strong global development and solid comparable sales results.”
Third quarter 2012 revenues were $325.5 million, a 6.5% increase from third quarter 2011 revenues of $305.7 million. Third quarter 2012 net income was $13.2 million compared to third quarter 2011 net income of $11.1 million. Third quarter 2012 diluted earnings per share were $0.55, compared to third quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share of $0.44.Revenues were $975.4 million for the nine months ended September 23, 2012, a 7.0% increase from revenues of $911.7 million for the same period in 2011. Net income was $44.7 million for the nine months ended September 23, 2012 ($46.8 million excluding the $2.1 million Incentive Contribution discussed later in this press release), compared to net income of $39.7 million for the same period in 2011. Diluted earnings per share were $1.85 for the nine months ended September 23, 2012 ($1.94 excluding the Incentive Contribution), compared to $1.55 in the prior year.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass + 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV