Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group raised their FY2018 EPS estimates for Domino’s Pizza in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst A. Slagle now expects that the restaurant operator will post earnings of $6.75 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $6.20. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $185.00 price target on the stock.

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.09. Domino’s Pizza had a negative return on equity of 13.28% and a net margin of 9.40%. The business had revenue of $628.61 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $609.87 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.98 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 14.8% compared to the same quarter last year. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: “FY2018 EPS Estimates for Domino’s Pizza Inc Boosted by Analyst (DPZ)” was reported by American Banking News and is the sole property of of American Banking News. If you are viewing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. and international trademark & copyright laws. The legal version of this story can be read at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2017/08/07/fy2018-eps-estimates-for-dominos-pizza-inc-boosted-by-analyst-dpz.html.

DPZ has been the topic of several other reports. BidaskClub downgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Instinet reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $198.00 target price (up from $196.00) on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. BTIG Research reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $233.00 target price (up from $213.00) on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “market perform” rating and issued a $212.00 target price on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $196.56.

Shares of Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) opened at 196.79 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.11 and a beta of 0.35. Domino’s Pizza has a 52 week low of $143.47 and a 52 week high of $221.58. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $207.84 and its 200 day moving average price is $192.31.

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

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of DPZ. IHT Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in 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 last quarter. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC raised its stake in 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 last quarter. Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. raised its stake in 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 last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Domino’s Pizza during the second quarter valued at approximately $160,000. Finally, MCF Advisors LLC raised its stake in 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 last quarter. 98.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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.

Earnings History and Estimates for Domino`s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ)

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