Point72 Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 162,356 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock, valued at approximately $32,236,000. Point72 Asset Management L.P. owned about 0.37% of Domino's Pizza at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of DPZ. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in shares of Domino's Pizza by 346.2% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 12,525 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $2,650,000 after acquiring an additional 9,718 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. raised its position in shares of Domino's Pizza by 10.0% during the second quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 18,700 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $3,959,000 after acquiring an additional 1,700 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Domino's Pizza by 6.3% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 174,471 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $36,906,000 after acquiring an additional 10,294 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System raised its position in shares of Domino's Pizza by 1.5% during the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 20,300 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $4,294,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Domino's Pizza by 124.0% during the second quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 94,465 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $19,982,000 after acquiring an additional 52,298 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.20% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) traded down $0.35 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $180.61. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 669,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 942,066. The company has a quick ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.13. Domino's Pizza, Inc. has a 12-month low of $156.26 and a 12-month high of $221.58. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,914.13, a PE ratio of 33.95, a PEG ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 0.37.

Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 12th. The restaurant operator reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.05. Domino's Pizza had a negative return on equity of 12.59% and a net margin of 9.47%. The firm had revenue of $643.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $627.85 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.96 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Domino's Pizza, Inc. will post 5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a $0.46 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. Domino's Pizza’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 35.11%.

In other Domino's Pizza news, insider Russell J. Weiner sold 7,276 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $195.00, for a total value of $1,418,820.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 17,563 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,424,785. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 3.57% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on DPZ. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price objective on Domino's Pizza from $235.00 to $225.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday. Wells Fargo & Company restated a “market perform” rating and set a $210.00 price objective (up from $204.00) on shares of Domino's Pizza in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Domino's Pizza from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $200.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $220.00 price objective on shares of Domino's Pizza in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Guggenheim reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $230.00 target price on shares of Domino's Pizza in a report on Friday, October 13th. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $207.13.

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About Domino's Pizza

Domino’s Pizza, Inc is a pizza restaurant chain company. As of January 1, 2017, the Company operated in over 13,800 locations in over 85 markets around the world. The Company operates through three segments: domestic stores, international franchise and supply chain. Its basic menu features pizza products in various sizes and crust types.

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