Analysts See $0.52 EPS for Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA)

July 13, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.65 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.32, from 0.97 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 41 investors sold Papa John's International, Inc. shares while 76 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 28.37 million shares or 0.51% less from 28.52 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Jane Street Grp Limited Liability owns 6,929 shares. Deutsche Bancshares Ag reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Comerica Bancshares accumulated 19,286 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Eqis Management reported 12,761 shares. Assetmark holds 0% or 30 shares. Ohio-based Fifth Third Savings Bank has invested 0% in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Stone Ridge Asset Management Limited Liability Co invested 0.02% in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). 465,885 are held by Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp. Natl Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0.01% or 469,287 shares in its portfolio. Meeder Asset Management owns 14,917 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Coatue Management Ltd Liability reported 0% stake. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 13,408 shares. Wesbanco Commercial Bank Inc accumulated 11,300 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Group Inc One Trading Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 2,079 shares. Menta Ltd Liability Corporation owns 12,629 shares.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $3.47 million activity. Another trade for 10,963 shares valued at $677,623 was made by OHern Timothy C on Thursday, March 8. Shares for $107,726 were sold by Oyler Caroline Miller on Friday, March 9. Tucker Lance F. had sold 36,783 shares worth $2.19 million.

Analysts expect Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) to report $0.52 EPS on August, 7.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 20.00 % from last quarter’s $0.65 EPS. PZZA’s profit would be $16.74 million giving it 25.80 P/E if the $0.52 EPS is correct. After having $0.50 EPS previously, Papa John's International, Inc.’s analysts see 4.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 11.05% or $5.34 during the last trading session, reaching $53.67. About 6.19 million shares traded or 558.04% up from the average. Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has declined 33.78% since July 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.35% the S&P500.

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Papa John’s International had 3 analyst reports since May 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, May 9 by Longbow. The stock of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, May 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Tuesday, June 19 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”.

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