| Papa John's International operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants and, in certain international markets, dine-in and delivery restaurants. Co. has four reportable segments: domestic Co.-owned restaurants, which engages in retail sales of pizza and side items; North America commissaries, which includes the operations of Co.'s regional dough production and product distribution centers; North America franchising, which includes Co.'s franchise sales and support activities; and international operations, which includes the distribution sales to franchised Papa John's restaurants in the United Kingdom and its franchise sales and support activities. The PZZA YTD return is shown above.
The YTD Return on the PZZA YTD return page and across the coverage universe of our site,
is a measure of the total return for a given investment year-to-date for the current calendar year
(up to the end of prior trading session). Arguably, choosing the current calendar year for a measurement
period is on the one hand completely arbitrary, but on the other hand a year-to-date look can be extremely
useful in the context of our country's tax system which taxes gains and income on a calendar year basis.
Thus, researching Year-To-Date Returns is good practice for investors — whether PZZA YTD return or other benchmarks/peers
— and when doing so it is also important to factor in dividends, because a financial instrument's YTD return is
more than just the change in price if that instrument pays a dividend or coupon. Our website aims to empower investors
by performing the PZZA YTD return calculation (with any dividends reinvested as applicable), and to provide a
coverage universe of many stocks and ETFs to be able to compare YTD returns.