Schroder Investment Management Group lowered its position in shares of Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) by 69.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 45,101 shares of the company’s stock after selling 100,627 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group owned 0.09% of Domino’s Pizza worth $5,925,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd bought a new position in Domino’s Pizza during the first quarter valued at approximately $111,000. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. bought a new position in Domino’s Pizza during the second quarter valued at approximately $145,000. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. bought a new position in Domino’s Pizza during the second quarter valued at approximately $150,000. Nordea Investment Management AB bought a new position in Domino’s Pizza during the second quarter valued at approximately $182,000. Finally, Strs Ohio bought a new position in Domino’s Pizza during the second quarter valued at approximately $185,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 95.62% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) traded up 1.07% during trading on Monday, reaching $151.64. 383,465 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.32 billion, a P/E ratio of 40.82 and a beta of 0.78. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $147.67 and a 200-day moving average price of $134.31. Domino’s Pizza Inc. has a 1-year low of $100.56 and a 1-year high of $152.35.

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.04. Domino’s Pizza had a net margin of 8.45% and a negative return on equity of 11.59%. The business earned $547.34 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $533.44 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.81 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Domino’s Pizza Inc. will post $4.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be paid a $0.38 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 13th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.01%. Domino’s Pizza’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 40.86%.

Several research firms recently commented on DPZ. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price target on Domino’s Pizza from $137.00 to $159.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research report on Sunday, July 31st. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Domino’s Pizza has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $139.96.

In other news, insider Richard E. Allison, Jr. sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $146.92, for a total value of $2,938,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 42,080 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,182,393.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director James A. Goldman sold 3,095 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $147.66, for a total transaction of $457,007.70. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 15,167 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,239,559.22. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.03% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s Pizza, Inc is a pizza restaurant chain. The Company operates pizza stores at 12,500 locations in over 80 markets. It operates through three segments: domestic stores, international franchise and supply chain. Its Domestic Stores segment consists primarily of its franchise operations, through which it operates network of over 4,820 franchised stores located in the United States.

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