>Papa John's Reports First Quarter Earnings

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>LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 05, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA):
Highlights
First quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.64 in 2009 vs. $0.30 in 2008
Comparable first quarter earnings per diluted share, excluding the consolidation of BIBP and restaurant impairment and disposition losses, were $0.43 in 2009 vs. $0.50 in 2008, a decrease of 14.0%
Domestic system-wide comparable sales increase of 0.3% for the quarter
24 net Papa John’s worldwide unit openings during the quarter
Earnings guidance for 2009 reaffirmed at a range of $1.36 to $1.44 per diluted share, excluding the impact of consolidating BIBP

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