Pizza Hut Inc.

Pizza Hut Inc.

Pizza Hut Inc.
#11

Initial Investment

LOW: $297,000
HIGH: $2,109,000

Change in Units

+4.1% +638 UNITS (1 Year)
+8.0% +1248 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1958

Franchising Since

1959 (57 Years)

Corporate Address

7100 Corporate Dr. Plano, TX 75024

CEO

David Gibbs

Parent Company

Yum! Brands Inc.

Ticker Symbol

About Pizza Hut Inc.

Pizza Hut began with two brothers, Frank and Dan Carney, borrowing $600 from their mom to start a pizzeria in Wichita, Kansas. The first Pizza Hut opened its doors in 1958. The first franchised location opened in 1960 in Topeka, Kansas. Today, Pizza Hut has locations throughout the world serving pizza, pasta and wings. Pizza Hut is owned by Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC and Taco Bell.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$297,000 - $2,109,000

Net-worth Requirement

$700,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$350,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

4.25%

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 4

Lowest Rank: 15

  • 2006 - 12
* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: February 9th, 2016

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