NEW YORK, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of Papa John’s International, Inc. (“Papa John’s” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: PZZA) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.

On July 11, 2018, Papa John’s announced the resignation of its Chairman of the Board and founder, John Schnatter, following reports that he had used a racial slur during a conference call earlier in the year. Shares of Papa John’s stock have fallen from a close of $50.79 on July 10, 2018, to a recent close of $42.06 on July 30, 2018. To obtain additional information, go to:

http://www.zlk.com/pslra-d/papa-johns

or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@levikorsinsky.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972.

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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLPEduard Korsinsky, Esq.30 Broad Street - 24th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 363-7500Toll Free: (877) 363-5972Fax: (212) 363-7171 www.zlk.com