Papa John's International, Inc. ( PZZA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PZZA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that PZZA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.93, the dividend yield is 2.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PZZA was $38.93, representing a -51.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.80 and a 2.31% increase over the 52 week low of $38.05.
PZZA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). PZZA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.27. Zacks Investment Research reports PZZA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -40.84%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.