Is there a Bearish outlook for Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) this week?

September 30, 2018 - By Megan Stone

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.8 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.15, from 0.65 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 34 investors sold Papa John's International, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 25.11 million shares or 11.51% less from 28.37 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Principal Financial Grp Incorporated owns 101,043 shares. Texas Yale, Florida-based fund reported 4,322 shares. Arizona State Retirement System owns 0.01% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 16,316 shares. Magnetar Limited Company stated it has 4,527 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ascend Capital Limited Liability Company has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Sg Americas Secs Lc invested in 0% or 7,599 shares. Oberweis Asset Mgmt holds 0.16% or 12,700 shares. Ameriprise Finance Inc owns 303,804 shares. Horizon Kinetics Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 7,880 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund owns 15,168 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp invested in 0.02% or 912,752 shares. Susquehanna Grp Limited Liability Partnership has 0.01% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 479,838 shares. Swiss Savings Bank invested in 43,800 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md has 0% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 122,485 shares. Moreover, Motley Fool Asset Ltd Liability has 0.54% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 80,000 shares.

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

Among 4 analysts covering Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Papa John’s International had 8 analyst reports since May 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Sell” on Wednesday, August 8. On Thursday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Longbow on Wednesday, May 9. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $38 target in Monday, July 23 report. The stock of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 1 by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) rating on Wednesday, August 15. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $38 target. As per Tuesday, June 19, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock has “Buy” rating by Longbow on Monday, August 13. Below is a list of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) latest ratings and price target changes.

15/08/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Hold Old Target: $35 New Target: $38 Upgrade
13/08/2018 Broker: Longbow Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
08/08/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $38 New Target: $35 Maintain
01/08/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $58 Upgrade
23/07/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Sell Old Target: $50 New Target: $38 Downgrade
19/06/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $71 New Target: $62 Maintain
09/05/2018 Broker: Longbow Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
03/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $60 New Target: $57 Maintain

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $51.28. About 1.20M shares traded. Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has declined 38.07% since September 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 53.69% the S&P500.

Papa JohnÂ’s International, Inc. operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants under the Papa JohnÂ’s trademark in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. It operates through five divisions: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, North America Commissaries, North America Franchising, International Operations, and All Others. It has a 22.36 P/E ratio. The firm also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants.

More notable recent Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: AMPE NVRO PZZA LOGM NLSN ZN GDS SKX PM QRTEA CRON: The Law Offices of …” on September 18, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: NVRO PZZA NLSN ZN HMNY GDS PVG OPK USAT MCHP COCP: The Law Offices of …” published on September 26, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Papa John’s Executive Cuts Out of the Drama” on September 06, 2018. More interesting news about Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Pizza Hut Exec Talks NFL Deal: ‘Couldn’t Be Better'” published on September 30, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Are There Bidders for a Papa John’s Auction?” with publication date: September 27, 2018.

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