Papa John`s International, Inc. (PZZA) Dividend History

Papa John's is an American pizza restaurant franchise. It is the fourth largest pizza delivery restaurant chain in the United States, with headquarters in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, a suburb of Louisville. The Papa John's restaurant was founded in 1984 when "Papa" John Schnatter knocked out a broom closet in the back of his father's tavern, Mick's Lounge, in Jeffersonville, Indiana. He then sold his 1971 Camaro Z28 to purchase US$1,600 worth of used pizza equipment and began selling pizzas to the tavern's customers out of the converted closet. His pizzas proved sufficiently popular that a year later he moved into an adjoining space. Dipping sauce specifically for pizza was invented by Papa John's Pizza that same year, and has since become popular when eating pizza, especially the crust. The company went public in 1993. A year later it had 500 stores, and by 1997 it had opened 1,500 stores. In 2009, Schnatter reacquired the Camaro back after offering a reward of $250,000 for the car.

Last update 10/23/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 0.76 0.84 1.14 0.90 0.88 0.81
Average Price 67.63 74.33 53.11 50.01 77.18 105.85
Yield 1.12% 1.13% 2.15% 1.80% 1.14% 0.77%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2021-08-13
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share -0.95
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 1.02
Dividend Cover -0.93 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 0.82%
52-Week Trailing Yield 1.02%
6-Year Average Yield 1.24%
6-Year Dividend Change 34.21%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 5.70%
Number of Dividend Payments (2013-09-04 - 2021-08-13) 35

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2021-08-13 $0.35
2021-05-10 $0.23
2021-02-05 $0.23
2020-11-09 $0.22
2020-08-10 $0.22
2020-05-08 $0.22
2020-02-07 $0.22
2019-11-07 $0.22
2019-08-09 $0.22
2019-05-10 $0.23
2019-02-08 $0.23
2018-11-09 $0.23
2018-11-08 $0.22
2018-08-10 $0.23
2018-05-11 $0.23
2018-02-09 $0.23
2017-11-06 $0.22
2017-08-03 $0.22
2017-05-04 $0.20
2017-02-02 $0.20
2016-11-03 $0.20
2016-08-04 $0.20
2016-05-05 $0.18
2016-02-04 $0.18
2015-11-06 $0.18
2015-08-07 $0.18
2015-05-07 $0.14
2015-02-05 $0.14
2014-11-10 $0.14
2014-11-07 $0.14
2014-08-11 $0.14
2014-05-08 $0.12
2014-02-06 $0.12
2013-11-06 $0.25
2013-09-04 $0.25