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Papa John's International Inc (PZZA.OQ)

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Papa John's Says Independent Special Committee Of Its Board Issued Letter
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018 06:48pm EDT 

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::INDEPENDENT SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF PAPA JOHN'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS ISSUES LETTER.PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL - BOARD'S DECISION TO APPOINT NEW CEO AT END OF LAST YEAR WAS UNANIMOUS AS WAS LATER DECISION TO APPOINT NEW CHAIRMAN."JOHN SCHNATTER'S ASSERTION THAT BOARD AGREED WITH HIM THAT STEVE RITCHIE "NEEDED TO GO" IS NOT TRUE".  Full Article

Papa John’s Q1 Earnings Per Share $0.50
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 04:20pm EDT 

May 8 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::PAPA JOHN’S ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2018 RESULTS AND REAFFIRMS 2018 OUTLOOK.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.50.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.62 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY NORTH AMERICA COMPARABLE SALES DECREASE OF 5.3%.REAFFIRMING ITS PREVIOUSLY ISSUED 2018 OUTLOOK.QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $427.4 MILLION VERSUS $449.3 MILLION FOR QUARTER ENDED MARCH 26, 2017.Q1 REVENUE VIEW $439.5 MILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY INTERNATIONAL COMPARABLE SALES INCREASES OF 0.3%.  Full Article

Papa John's Announces Accelerated Share Repurchase Program
Thursday, 1 Mar 2018 08:30am EST 

March 1 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::PAPA JOHN’S ANNOUNCES ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL INC - ENTERED INTO A $100 MILLION ACCELERATED SHARE REPURCHASE AGREEMENT.PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL - TO ACQUIRE SHARES UNDER ASR AGREEMENT AS PART OF ITS $500 MILLION SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED.  Full Article

Papa John’s Reports Q4 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $0.65
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 04:20pm EST 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::PAPA JOHN’S ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER 2017 RESULTS AND PROVIDES 2018 OUTLOOK.Q4 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.81.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.65 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q4 REVENUE ROSE 6.4 PERCENT TO $467.6 MILLION.‍SYSTEM-WIDE NORTH AMERICA COMPARABLE SALES DECREASE OF 3.9% FOR Q4​.SAYS ‍INTERNATIONAL COMPARABLE SALES INCREASES OF 2.6% FOR Q4 AND 4.4% FOR FULL YEAR​.EPS WILL INCREASE $0.05 TO $0.10 DUE TO SHARE REPURCHASES IN 2018‍​.SEES 2018 DILUTED EPS OF $2.40 TO $2.60 IN COMPARISON TO THE $2.83 2017 GAAP EPS..SEES 2018 NORTH AMERICA COMPARABLE SALES OF NEGATIVE 3% TO FLAT.SEES 2018 INTERNATIONAL COMPARABLE SALES OF 3.0% - 5.0%.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.67 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q4 REVENUE VIEW $465.8 MILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Papa John's Announces CFO Departure
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 04:30pm EST 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::PAPA JOHN’S ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL INC - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER LANCE TUCKER IS DEPARTING COMPANY.PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL INC - LANCE TUCKER IS DEPARTING TO ASSUME ROLE OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AT JACK IN BOX INC.PAPA JOHN'S INTERNATIONAL INC - WILL IMMEDIATELY COMMENCE SEARCH, TO INCLUDE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES, FOR A CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.  Full Article

Papa John's Promotes Steve Ritchie To CEO
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 04:45pm EST 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::PAPA JOHN’S PROMOTES STEVE RITCHIE TO CEO.PAPA JOHN'S - ANNOUNCED PROMOTION OF STEVE RITCHIE TO CEO, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018.  Full Article

Papa John's reports Q3 earnings per share $0.60
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 05:00pm EDT 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc :Papa John's announces third quarter 2017 results.Q3 earnings per share $0.60.Q3 earnings per share view $0.60 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Papa John's International Inc qtrly ‍total revenue $431.7 million versus $422.4 million ​.Papa John's International Inc - ‍2017 North America comp sales outlook revised to positive up to 1.5 pct from prior range of 2.0 pct to 4.0 pct​.Papa John's International Inc -‍ qtrly system-wide comparable sales increases of 1.0 pct for North America and 5.3 pct for international​.Papa John's International Inc - ‍revised 2017 diluted earnings per share growth outlook to 3 pct to 7 pct from a previous range of 8 pct to 12 pct​.Q3 revenue view $427.7 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Papa John's International enters into credit agreement
Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017 12:47pm EDT 

Aug 30 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::Says ‍on August 30 co entered into credit agreement providing for unsecured revolving credit facility in principal amount of $600 million​‍​.Says credit agreement includes accordion feature allowing future increase of either revolving facility or term loan facility up to $300.0 million.Says credit agreement facilities mature on august 30, 2022..Says ‍up to $35.0 million of revolving facility may be advanced in certain agreed foreign currencies​.Says entered credit agreement providing unsecured term loan facility in aggregate principal amount of $400.0 million- SEC filing.  Full Article

Papa John’s Q2 earnings per share $0.65
Tuesday, 1 Aug 2017 05:00pm EDT 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::Papa John’s announces second quarter 2017 results and increased share repurchase authorization.Q2 earnings per share $0.65.Q2 earnings per share view $0.64 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly ‍system-wide comparable sales increases of 1.4 pct for North America and 3.9 pct for international​.Papa John's International Inc sees 2017 net global new unit growth 3.0 pct to 4.0 pct.Papa John's International Inc- ‍reaffirmed all of remaining 2017 outlook ​.Fy2017 earnings per share view $2.86, revenue view $1.81 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Papa John's International - board has authorized a $500 million increase in company's share repurchase authorization.Papa John's International - plans to enter into new debt facilities to finance increased capital return program.Papa John's International - expects to repurchase full amount of increased authorization within approximately 12-18 months of date of the announcement.Qtrly total revenue $434.8 million versus about $423 mln‍​.Q2 revenue view $440.5 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Papa John’s reports 12.5 pct increase in quarterly dividend
Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 04:30pm EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - Papa John's International Inc ::Papa John's announces 12.5 pct increase in quarterly dividend.Increases quarterly dividend by 12.5 percent.Papa john's International Inc - ‍approved quarterly dividend rate of $0.225 per share​.  Full Article

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Founder sues Papa John's board to stop 'irreparable harm'

WILMINGTON, Del. The founder and largest shareholder of Papa John's International Inc sued the pizza chain's board and chief executive late on Thursday to stop what he described as "the irreparable harm" they are causing the company, according to a court filing.