Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The restaurant operator reported $2.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.19, Morningstar.com reports. Domino’s Pizza had a negative return on equity of 12.38% and a net margin of 10.50%. The company had revenue of $811.65 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $834.87 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.84 EPS. Domino’s Pizza’s quarterly revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis.

Shares of Domino’s Pizza stock opened at $246.54 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 0.48. Domino’s Pizza has a fifty-two week low of $231.28 and a fifty-two week high of $305.34. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $279.41.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 28th. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th were given a $0.65 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. Domino’s Pizza’s payout ratio is 30.88%.

In related news, CEO Richard E. Allison, Jr. sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $279.19, for a total value of $2,791,900.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.62% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. FMR LLC lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 51.2% during the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,065,435 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $512,206,000 after purchasing an additional 699,502 shares in the last quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 21.4% during the first quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC now owns 911,602 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $235,284,000 after purchasing an additional 161,000 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 375.3% during the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 873,859 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $225,544,000 after purchasing an additional 690,006 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 264.0% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 482,044 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $124,415,000 after purchasing an additional 349,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Norges Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Domino’s Pizza in the fourth quarter valued at $116,931,000. Institutional investors own 97.06% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. FIG Partners restated an “outperform” rating on shares of SmartFinancial in a research report on Thursday, April 25th. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $315.00 price target (up from $305.00) on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research report on Wednesday, April 24th. Stephens restated a “hold” rating on shares of Carolina Financial in a research report on Thursday, April 25th. Citigroup set a $86.00 price target on Prologis and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 6th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $85.00 price target on shares of Carvana in a research report on Monday, July 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Domino’s Pizza has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $296.63.

About Domino’s Pizza

Domino's Pizza, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery company in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Stores, International Franchise, and Supply Chain. The company offers pizzas under the Domino's brand name through company-owned and franchised stores.

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