Analysts expect that Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) will report earnings per share of $1.21 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates for Domino’s Pizza’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.29 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.15. Domino’s Pizza posted earnings per share of $0.96 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 26%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th.

On average, analysts expect that Domino’s Pizza will report full-year earnings of $5.70 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $5.54 to $5.85. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $6.61 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.31 to $6.89. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow Domino’s Pizza.

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $628.61 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $609.87 million. Domino’s Pizza had a negative return on equity of 13.28% and a net margin of 9.40%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.98 EPS.

DPZ has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $180.00 price target on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Guggenheim initiated coverage on Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Friday, April 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $192.00 price objective for the company. OTR Global reaffirmed a “positive” rating on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Saturday, April 22nd. Stephens reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a $185.00 price target on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Instinet reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $196.00 price target (up from $174.00) on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Saturday, April 29th. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $196.56.

Shares of Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) opened at 196.79 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $207.84 and its 200-day moving average price is $192.31. Domino’s Pizza has a 12 month low of $143.47 and a 12 month high of $221.58. The company has a market cap of $9.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.11 and a beta of 0.35.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.46 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.94%. Domino’s Pizza’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 36.65%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. IHT Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 19.5% in the first quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 569 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 93 shares during the period. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 88.4% in the first quarter. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC now owns 682 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 320 shares during the period. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. increased its position in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 115.4% in the second quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. now owns 687 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 368 shares during the period. Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Domino’s Pizza during the second quarter valued at $160,000. Finally, MCF Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 0.5% in the first quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 879 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $162,000 after buying an additional 4 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 98.55% of the company’s stock.

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Domino’s Pizza Company Profile

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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