Analyst Ratings for Papa John's International Inc. (PZZA)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, PZZA was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 6 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for PZZA by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 100, implying potential capital gains of 37.34 percent. The minimum price target given was 83, implying a possible loss of 14 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0.78 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.18 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.53 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of PZZA to grow at a rate of -1.37 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of PZZA is -18.96.

PZZA has traded between a high of 90.49 and a low of 70.73 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 2.94 percent, and 19.54 percent lower than its 52-week high. PZZA has a P/E ratio of 25.98. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PZZA value stock report compares PZZA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PZZA is $2.71 billion. PZZA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.