Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA)

78.00
1.30 1.60
NASDAQ
Prev Close 76.74
Day Low/High 76.27 / 79.46
52 Wk Low/High 28.55 / 102.25
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 32.81B
Market Cap 2.52B
P/E Ratio 201.95
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

The Dow was the lone index to find its way into the green before Thursday's closing bell.

Largest Longs

My three largest individual longs are , and .

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Football Season's Here, Kick Off With These 5 Stocks: Market Recon

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My Book

Here is a list of the positions I own (long and short) that have been mentioned in my Diary: Longs: puts, large, small,  , small, , , large, , small, small, small, small, large, large, small. Shorts: SPY calls, SPY large, large, small, tagends, smal...

Not Planning to Sell Any Papa John's

In response to several e-mail questions I am not planning to sell any at current levels. Papa Johns was put on my Best Ideas List under $39 three weeks ago - now trading at $46.65.

My Gnome

I don't know this to be true but high above the Alps my Gnome continues to hear vague rumors of a private equity takeout of Papa John's . PZZA was recently placed on my Best Ideas List at under $39 and is trading at a multi-week high of $45.60 now.

Best Ideas List Members Breakout

In the "absence of sellers," a number of Best Ideas List members are breaking out this morning: , , and .

Another Slice of Pizza Please!

Papa John's spiking, and I'm hearing vague takeover rumors.

Another Slice of Pizza, Please!

Papa John's continues to make headway (with another +3% advance). Assuming the markets are stable I expect a "5" handle by year's end. PZZA is trading at $43.80 and was placed on my Best Ideas List last week at $48.95.

How I Play, and Write About, The Game

* I am Staying Bearish Based on the Notion That Upside Reward Is Dwarfed by Downside Market Risk * But I Will Trade Opportunistically in a New Regime of Volatility * Regardless of Market View, I Will Always Be on the Hunt for Long Ideas and Will Pro...

My Buy List

Here is my buy list of stocks that I plan to aggressively buy in a more sizable market correction: , , , , , , , , , , , , , and .

Papa John's Upgraded to Hold at Stifel

Reflecting on the Day's Price Action

*Not eventful The key feature today was the breakout to the upside in retail stocks - and made multi point moves. (Both are on the Best Ideas List). Interest rates rose modestly, crude oil dipped and gold had a small rise. FANG has been reduced to G...

Reflecting on the Day's Price Action

*Not eventful The key feature today was the breakout to the upside in retail stocks - and made multi point moves. (Both are on the Best Ideas List). Interest rates rose modestly, crude oil dipped and gold had a small rise. FANG has been reduced to G...

Is Papa John's Fever Already Breaking?

The New York Post is carrying a story today that Major League Baseball teams are slowly returning to their partnership with Papa John's. shares up another +$1 after being $2 higher yesterday. Trading at $42.80, the shares were placed on my Best Idea...

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Ordering More PZZA

* I have taken a large sized slice of .  Papa John's shares are trading higher today on talks of franchise royalty relief. My understanding is that the cost was already built into last week's projections (part of the $50 million nonrecurring charges...

Papa Hohn's Upgraded to Buy at Longbow

The Week In a Nutshell

During the week I initiated a trading long rental in  Kraft Heinz Co. , traded (in and out) of ProShares UltraShort S&P500 ETF , expanded my large SPDR S&P 500 ETF short, reestablished my Disney short, initiated a long buy (for an investment) in Pap...

DWDP Joins the World's Fair

and (+$2.65) are the world's fair. And now (+$1.75) is joining in. I have been adding to this name after weakness following a good 2Q2018: Breaking Up Is Not So Hard to Do! Aug 6, 2018 ' 11:34 AM EDT Stock quotes in this article: DWDP Don't take you...

Today's Trades

I added to my positions in Kraft Heinz and Papa John's this afternoon. Here is my thesis, discussed yesterday, on PZZA. KHC is a trading long rental and PZZA is a speculative investment.

Upside Standouts: PZZA, CBS

I'm between doctor meetings... Looks like an inside day thus far with limited price movement. and are upside standouts.

Rewind: Jim Cramer on Tariffs, Tesla, Disney, Papa John's and Domino's

Rewind: Jim Cramer on Tariffs, Tesla, Disney, Papa John's and Domino's

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer weighs in on Wednesday's trending stocks from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Buying A Falling Knife - It's Called Papa John's ($38.90)

* I like the upside reward v. downside risk in this speculative restaurant stock As expected Papa John's reported weak 2Q2018 EPS and the company guided lower and expanded upon the operating initiatives that are being put in place to remedy currentl...

Jim Cramer on Papa John's: Buy Domino's Pizza

Jim Cramer on Papa John's: Buy Domino's Pizza

Buy Domino's Pizza over Papa John's, according to TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.

A Stealth Play on McDonald's: Market Recon

A Stealth Play on McDonald's: Market Recon

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Week Ahead: Dropbox, Disney, CPI and Pizza

Week Ahead: Dropbox, Disney, CPI and Pizza

It's another busy -- and hot! week down on Wall Street. With temperatures in the 90's and earnings still pouring out, watch our video above to help keep you cool.

Tesla Seeks Price Reductions and 4 Other Stories to Watch Premarket Monday

Tesla Seeks Price Reductions and 4 Other Stories to Watch Premarket Monday

Ready for the week? Here's what's moving the markets ahead of Monday's opening bell.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

A late-session selloff resulted in a two-day losing streak for the Dow and S&P.