Papa Johns International Inc (NASDAQ:PZZA) Shorts Rose By 58.76% As Of Mar 15, 2019

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During Q4 2018 the big money sentiment increased to 0.9. That’s change of 0.15, from 2018Q3’s 0.75. 38 investors sold all, 48 reduced holdings as Papa John's International, Inc. ratio improved. 43 rose stakes while 34 funds acquired stakes. Funds hold 21.64 million shares thus 2.56% less from 2018Q3’s 22.21 million shares.
Charles Schwab Inv Management accumulated 122,953 shs or 0% of the stock. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0% or 8,000 shs in its capital. Kbc Grp Nv holds 47,156 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Jane Street Grp Ltd Liability Com stated it has 10,035 shs. Meeder Asset Inc owns 9,239 shs. Atlas Browninc, a Kentucky-based fund reported 192,102 shs. Litespeed Management Ltd holds 8.54% of its capital in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 189,200 shs. Dupont Cap Mngmt reported 0% of its capital in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 13,047 shs or 0% of the stock. Fund Mgmt Sa invested in 7,763 shs. Swiss Bancshares, Switzerland-based fund reported 41,900 shs. Credit Suisse Ag owns 0.03% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 778,267 shs. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada invested 0% in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Panagora Asset Mngmt reported 4,067 shs. Virtu Finance Lc has invested 0.02% of its capital in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA).

Papa Johns International Inc (NASDAQ:PZZA) registered an increase of 58.76% in short interest. It was announced in March by FINRA the 6.23M short interest on PZZA. That’s 58.76% up from 3.92M shares. With Average volume 2.30 million, PZZA’s former position will take 3 days to restore. Float short on Papa Johns International Inc is 31.23%.

PZZA touched $47.2 during the last trading session after $0.97 change.Papa John's International, Inc. is downtrending after having declined 27.73% since March 15, 2018. PZZA has 1.64 million volume or 48.31% up from normal. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 32.10%.

Papa JohnÂ’s International, Inc. operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants under the Papa JohnÂ’s trademark in the United States and internationally.The firm is worth $1.49 billion. It operates through five divisions: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, North America Commissaries, North America Franchising, International Operations, and All Others.944 is the P/E ratio. The firm also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants.

Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 3 have positions in Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA) as follows: 3 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. Since October 11, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Papa John’s International has 8 analyst reports. The stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, October 11. On Friday, March 8 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup. On Wednesday, February 27 the stock has “Buy” rating by Longbow. On Tuesday, February 19 the firm earned “Sell” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, November 28 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, November 12 the rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. On Wednesday, February 27 the rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”.

For more Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) news released recently go to: Nasdaq.com, Schaeffersresearch.com, Seekingalpha.com, Nasdaq.com or Nasdaq.com. The titles are as follows: “Papa John’s (PZZA) Founder to Step Down From Board, Stock Up – Nasdaq” released on March 06, 2019, “Papa John’s Stock Slammed With “Sell” Rating – Schaeffers Research” on February 19, 2019, “Papa John’s: Messy Near-Term Situation Creates Long-Term Opportunity – Seeking Alpha” with a publish date: July 24, 2018, “Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: LOPE, VAC, PZZA – Nasdaq” and the last “3 Reasons Investors Should Avoid Papa John’s (PZZA) Stock – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 18, 2018.

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