UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
February 25, 2021

Commission File Number:  000-21660

PAPA JOHN’S INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
  Delaware
61-1203323
 
  (State or other jurisdiction of (I.R.S. Employer Identification  
  incorporation or organization) Number)  

2002 Papa Johns Boulevard
Louisville, Kentucky  40299-2367
(Address of principal executive offices)

(502) 261-7272
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

☐ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
         
Title of each class:
    
Trading Symbol
    
Name of each exchange on which registered:
Common stock, $0.01 par value
 
PZZA
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None

Section 2 – Financial Information

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On February 25, 2021, Papa John’s International, Inc. issued a press release announcing fourth quarter 2020 financial results.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit
 
Number
Description
 
 
99.1
Papa John’s International, Inc. press release dated February 25, 2021.
104
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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

PAPA JOHN’S INTERNATIONAL, INC.

 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
Date: February 25, 2021
 
/s/ Ann Gugino
 
 
Ann Gugino
 
 
Chief Financial Officer


EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit
 
 
Number
 
Description of Exhibit
 
104
 
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