Papa John'S International, Inc. ( PZZA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PZZA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -44% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $49.52, the dividend yield is 1.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PZZA was $49.52, representing a -9.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $55 and a 32.69% increase over the 52 week low of $37.32.
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 $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports PZZA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.93%, compared to an industry average of 13.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PZZA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PZZA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA NASDAQ Momentum Portfolio ( DWAQ )
- PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSLV with an increase of 4.43% over the last 100 days. DWAQ has the highest percent weighting of PZZA at 1.46%.