Papa John'S International, Inc. ( PZZA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 19, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PZZA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PZZA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PZZA was $46.28, representing a -41.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.40 and a 7.95% increase over the 52 week low of $42.87.
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 $1.79. Zacks Investment Research reports PZZA's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 16.19%, compared to an industry average of 15.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PZZA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PZZA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio ( PSCD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCD with an decrease of -14.3% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PZZA at 1.74%.
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