Papa John'S International, Inc. ( PZZA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 20, 2015. Shareholders who purchased PZZA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $59.83, the dividend yield is 1.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PZZA was $59.83, representing a -24.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.40 and a 27.68% increase over the 52 week low of $46.86.
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 18.1%, compared to an industry average of 15.5%.