$3.79 Earnings Per Share Expected for Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) This Quarter

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Wall Street brokerages forecast that Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) will report $3.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Ten analysts have provided estimates for Domino's Pizza’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $4.36 and the lowest is $3.55. Domino's Pizza reported earnings of $3.13 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 21.1%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, February 18th.

On average, analysts expect that Domino's Pizza will report full-year earnings of $12.49 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $12.09 to $13.53. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $12.83 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $11.73 to $14.18. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Domino's Pizza.

Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 13th. The restaurant operator reported $2.49 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.79 by ($0.30). Domino's Pizza had a negative return on equity of 14.11% and a net margin of 11.98%. The company had revenue of $967.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $954.92 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.05 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.9% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. MKM Partners lifted their target price on shares of Domino's Pizza from $385.00 to $445.00 in a research note on Friday, October 2nd. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Domino's Pizza from $449.00 to $446.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, October 9th. Jefferies Financial Group increased their target price on Domino's Pizza from $385.00 to $405.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 17th. Wedbush lifted their price target on Domino's Pizza from $445.00 to $500.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, October 9th. Finally, Longbow Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $441.00 price objective on shares of Domino's Pizza in a report on Tuesday, July 21st. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $422.86.

Shares of NYSE:DPZ traded up $0.51 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $394.61. The stock had a trading volume of 497,633 shares, compared to its average volume of 856,483. The stock has a market cap of $15.55 billion, a P/E ratio of 33.81, a PEG ratio of 2.26 and a beta of 0.33. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $402.77 and a 200-day moving average price of $386.26. Domino's Pizza has a fifty-two week low of $262.26 and a fifty-two week high of $435.58.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 15th will be issued a $0.78 dividend. This represents a $3.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 14th. Domino's Pizza’s dividend payout ratio is presently 32.60%.

In other news, EVP Joseph Hugh Jordan sold 815 shares of Domino's Pizza stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $400.00, for a total transaction of $326,000.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 6,413 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,565,200. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Thomas Benjamin Curtis sold 250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $425.00, for a total value of $106,250.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 10,888 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,627,400. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 8,925 shares of company stock valued at $3,733,417 in the last ninety days. 1.74% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. State of Michigan Retirement System grew its position in shares of Domino's Pizza by 1.0% during the third quarter. State of Michigan Retirement System now owns 10,079 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $4,286,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Xponance Inc. boosted its stake in Domino's Pizza by 0.5% during the 3rd quarter. Xponance Inc. now owns 5,642 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $2,399,000 after acquiring an additional 30 shares during the last quarter. Alberta Investment Management Corp grew its holdings in Domino's Pizza by 140.0% during the 3rd quarter. Alberta Investment Management Corp now owns 4,800 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $2,041,000 after acquiring an additional 2,800 shares in the last quarter. Sheets Smith Wealth Management bought a new stake in shares of Domino's Pizza in the 3rd quarter worth about $452,000. Finally, Cypress Asset Management Inc. TX raised its stake in shares of Domino's Pizza by 354.2% in the 3rd quarter. Cypress Asset Management Inc. TX now owns 5,155 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $2,192,000 after purchasing an additional 4,020 shares in the last quarter. 89.80% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Domino's Pizza Company Profile

Domino's Pizza, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery company in the United States and internationally. It operates through 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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