Papa John's International Inc

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PZZA : NASDAQ : Services
$72.91 -0.72 | -0.98%
Today's Range: 72.72 - 74.22
Avg. Daily Volume: 604400.0
09/20/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.76 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 129.84% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)434.78422.96
EBITDA ($mil)47.8746.86
EBIT ($mil)37.2236.83
Net Income ($mil)23.5422.54

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)22.2515.27
Total Assets ($mil)525.64487.22
Total Debt ($mil)305.15316.48
Equity ($mil)9.08-30.42

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin20.6721.16
EBITDA Margin11.0111.07
Operating Margin8.568.71
Sales Turnover3.323.4
Return on Assets20.1718.75
Return on Equity1168.220.0
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.291.16
Interest Expense1.761.63
Interest Coverage21.1622.58

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)36.4436.89
Div / share0.20.18
Book value / share0.25-0.82
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume597416.0589166.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 44.25 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 289.64 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 9.96. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and 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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  Price/Cash Flow
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PZZA 25.14 Peers 44.25   PZZA 17.92 Peers 18.23

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.


Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
PZZA 21.73 Peers 25.32   PZZA 5.30 Peers 2.87

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 289.64 Peers 9.96   PZZA 21.09 Peers 50.58

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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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
PZZA 1.51 Peers 3.35   PZZA 5.33 Peers 7.77

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.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

PZZA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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