Papa John's International, Inc.

  • Pizza Is Delicious for Consumers and Investors Alike

    By Anh HOANG - August 14, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    In the past five years, Papa John’s International (NASDAQ: PZZA) has been on the rise, climbing from around $28 per share to $70 per share. This has resulted in a sweet annualized return of more than 20.1%, handily beating the S&P 500’s gain of only around 6% during the same period. Famous investor,s including Steven Cohen and Paul Tudor Jones, sold out their stakes in more »

  • This Company’s Higher Top Line Impacted Its Quarterly Earnings

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 12, 2013 | Tickers: BWLD, DPZ, PZZA

    Papa John’s (NASDAQ: PZZA) operates in the Retail Restaurants industry and has been making waves with its pizza restaurant chain. The company operates and also franchises pizza delivery and restaurants under its trademark with approximately 4, 252 restaurants in 34 countries as at June 30, 2013. The company’s stock is currently trading within the $70 range with a market cap of $1.5 billion. Recently, Papa John’s more »

  • Place An Order And Earn Delicious Returns!

    By usha patodia - August 12, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    The world’s second largest pizza chain-Domino’s (NYSE: DPZ) recently announced an impressive 2nd quarter earnings report. The company reported an 18% year over year advancement in its earnings-citing domestic and international same store sales growth. Domestic same-store sales increased by 6.7%, while international sales grew by 5.8%. The company reported a quarterly revenue of $414 million versus $376 million earned in fiscal year 2012 more »

  • Slow and Steady Wins the Pizza Wars

    By Brandy Betz - August 9, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) recently reported its second quarter with a year-over-year sales increase of 10% to about $414 million and an EPS growth of 21%. It was an upbeat quarter driven by the popularity of the fairly new Handmade Pan Pizza. And the results showed that the slow and steady approach could win the pizza wars.

    Pan pizza proves patience

    That’s enough alliteration for a Strawberry Shortcake more »

  • Order This Pizza maker in Time For Big Gains!

    By Mihir Mehta - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    I don’t remember the number of Sundays I have craved for a slice of the yummy cheese-burst pizza from Domino’s (NYSE: DPZ). Fondly termed in the industry as Pizza delivery expert, this food chain has not only pleased its customers with great taste but also investors with massive returns. Its stock has almost doubled over the past 12 months as a result of sustained growth in earnings and more »

  • Can Pizza's Popularity Increase Your Net Worth?

    By Dan Moskowitz - August 3, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Americans love pizza. Scratch that. Everyone loves pizza. If, by chance, you don’t believe this to be true, simply take a gander at the consistent international growth seen by companies like Papa John’s (NASDAQ: PZZA), Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), and Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM). The latter owns Pizza Hut (in addition to Taco Bell and KFC.) And Yum! Brands is the market leader in each of those more »

  • Buying This Stock on Weakness

    By Nathaniel Matherson - July 26, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    As we move further into earnings season a number of our favorite companies and brands will be positing their second quarter results. One of my personal favorites, Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ)reported its second quarter earnings on Tuesday before the market open and fell significantly after the results. Shares traded lower by roughly 6% after what appeared to be yet another solid quarter from the quick service restaurant leader more »

  • 3 Risks This Pizza Company Should Worry About

    By William Bias - July 23, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    When you evaluate a publicly traded business it’s always important to look at the risk factors section of the company’s Form 10-K. Weighing the risks of a particular company can help you determine its investment worthiness. Looking at the risk factors section in the form 10-K of pizza chain Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), three risks stand out as the most worrisome for the company and its investors more »

  • The Most Positive Fast Food Chains Around

    By Tyler Wofford - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: PZZA, WEN, YUM

    Subway was recently named as the most positive food chain in America. This "Buzz ranking" was done by asking one question to users, and based on their response, the company is given a rating. The scale ranged from -100 to 100. A negative response takes a point away while a positive response granted a positive result. Subway acquired a Buzz ranking of 41.7. 

    What was asked and what were more »

  • 3 Stocks For Pizza Lovers

    By Bob Ciura - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Note: This article has been amended to include Domino's recently initiated dividend.

    Pizza is big business, and it’s easy to understand why. The economics of the pizza business are extremely favorable. Not surprisingly, there are some highly profitable stocks engaged in pizza that have served both their investors and customers well over the past several years.

    For investors with a taste for pizza and a fondness for market-trouncing more »

  • Why You Shouldn't Order Pizza for Your Portfolio

    By Sammy Pollack - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA

    Shares of the two pure-play pizza companies, Papa Johns (NASDAQ: PZZA) and Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) have both been hot of late, trading at all-time highs. However, because of their current valuations and long-term business prospects, I do not believe they have a place in your investment portfolio.

    Valuation

    As shown by the chart below, both pizza companies are trading at their highest respective valuations ever. In the past more »

  • Tough Times Ahead For This Restaurant Operator

    By Vladimir Zernov - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    You could have heard about the avian flu, which spurred anxiety in China back in spring. The results of this outbreak have severely impacted Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), which were recently released. The earnings dropped to $0.56 from $0.67 a year ago, although they have beaten analysts’ estimates by $0.02. Operating profits in China fell an astonishing 63%. There is little surprise that the stock is underperforming more »

  • Food for Thought, and It's Pizza!

    By Ryan Palmer - July 10, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Here's an interesting fact: Illitch Holdings, in addition to owning both the Detroit Redwings and the Detroit Tigers, also owns Little Caesars, the nation's fourth largest pizza chain. But investors can't grab a piece of that pie, as Illitch is a private company.

    But who cares about owning the fourth best anything anyways? When investing in any industry, unless you spot an insanely cheap price, you should more »

  • Could Pizza Help Make Your Portfolio Recession-Proof?

    By Phillip Woolgar - July 7, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Lately, I've focused many of my posts on stocks that you can own which may help to recession-proof your portfolio. This series is largely based on goods and services that people can't live without, whether there is a recession or not. As one of the most affordable and well-liked foods, pizza looks like it should be on the menu to help you stabilize your portfolio during a time more »

  • The Best Investment in Pizza

    By Dan Moskowitz - July 3, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    “Our pizza stinks!”

    That’s pretty much what Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) was saying approximately three-and-a-half years ago. Through an advertising campaign, the company admitted its foul-ups and promised to do better. The brilliance behind this concept was that Americans appreciate honesty. The campaign helped, but the improved pizza helped even more.

    Recently, Domino’s made further improvements. This doesn’t mean that Domino’s makes a good investment more »

  • 3 Stocks to Buy in the Improving Restaurant Sector

    By Robinson Roacho - June 30, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    The overall economy seems to be improving. Consumer confidence in June soared to 81.5, which is the higher reading in the last five years. The unemployment rate is slowly declining, and more jobs are being added.

    This implies that citizens go to restaurant more often. Therefore, investors should gain exposure to the booming restaurant sector. The stocks herein mentioned present a great investment prospectus, and they should be considered more »

  • Is There Value in Pizza and Wings?

    By Timothy Green - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: BWLD, DPZ, PZZA

    Two of the most popular foods in America are pizza and wings. Domino's (NYSE: DPZ) and Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) are two of the big players in the pizza industry, while Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) is rapidly growing its share of the wings market. All three stocks have surged over the past three years:

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    DPZ data by YCharts

    Is there any value left in these stocks? Or more »

  • Online Channel With International Expansion Will Be the Growth Driver for This Pizza Company

    By Ash Sharma - June 14, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Domino’s (NYSE: DPZ) is looking for growth options outside the domestic market, and international growth is included in its plans. The online and mobile platform, with various apps to make effective use of the latest multimedia technology, is important for the future. The nation-wide promotion of pan pizza was one of the factors behind the 5.2% comps growth last quarter, and consequently the company is increasing its advertising more »

  • A Strategic Look at This Pizza Company

    By William Bias - June 7, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    All businesses constantly engage in a type of warfare against competition, product obsolescence, and negative perceptions. With that being said, looking at pizza restaurant chain Papa John’s International (NASDAQ: PZZA) from the perspective of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats will give you a good idea of the company’s investment merits.

    Strengths

    NFL partnership – Papa John’s is in a partnership with the National Football League. The popularity of more »

  • Are You Ignoring This Restaurant Chain?

    By Gaurav Basu - June 5, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Jimmy Dean once said, “I can’t change the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) has proved the saying true with its first-quarter results.

    In the first quarter, Domino's grew its comparative-store sales by 8.6%. The company generated total revenue of $417.62 million and earned $0.59 per share. Analysts at Thomson Reuters had estimated the more »

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