Papa John's International Inc

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PZZA : NASDAQ : Services
$73.29 -0.46 | -0.62%
Today's Range: 72.6 - 74.01
Avg. Daily Volume: 565300.0
07/27/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.72 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 146.91% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)449.27428.6
EBITDA ($mil)54.1452.64
EBIT ($mil)43.6842.9
Net Income ($mil)28.4326.18

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)22.7217.27
Total Assets ($mil)516.45490.98
Total Debt ($mil)294.33316.72
Equity ($mil)8.85-18.86

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin20.5121.67
EBITDA Margin12.0512.28
Operating Margin9.7210.01
Sales Turnover3.363.33
Return on Assets20.3416.21
Return on Equity1187.180.0
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.211.34
Interest Expense1.811.49
Interest Coverage24.1328.81

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)36.6537.34
Div / share0.20.18
Book value / share0.24-0.51
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume554686.0595917.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 36.66 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 316.74 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 10.48. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
PZZA 27.02 Peers 36.66   PZZA 17.32 Peers 19.65

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

PZZA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

PZZA is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
PZZA 23.53 Peers 24.85   PZZA 5.70 Peers 3.10

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

PZZA is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

PZZA trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
PZZA 316.74 Peers 10.48   PZZA 39.40 Peers 117.69

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

PZZA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, PZZA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
PZZA 1.62 Peers 3.35   PZZA 6.15 Peers 4.04

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

PZZA is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

PZZA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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