Does The Street Have Papa John's International Figured Out?
Papa John's International (NAS: PZZA) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Aug. 6. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Papa John's International's revenues will increase 9.2% and EPS will increase 13.1%.
The average estimate for revenue is $348.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.69.
Last quarter, Papa John's International tallied revenue of $355.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $331.3 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.85. GAAP EPS of $0.85 for Q1 were 23% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.69 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 31.3%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.3%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.4%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.42 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.00.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 201 members out of 247 rating the stock outperform, and 46 members rating it underperform. Among 94 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 81 give Papa John's International a green thumbs-up, and 13 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Papa John's International is hold, with an average price target of $59.20.
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