The company has a market capitalization of $ 10,047.34, a P / E of 43.74, a price to earnings ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.43. The company has a fast quota of 1.36, a current quota of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.14.
Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) last published its results on February 20. The restaurant operator reported $ 2.09 per share for the quarter, exceeding Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $ 1.74 from $ 1.74. The company generated $ 891.50 million in revenue for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $ 904.79 million. Domino's Pizza had a negative return on equity of 12.02% and a net margin of 9.97%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% year-on-year. In the same period last year, the company achieved earnings per share of $ 1.48. Analysts expect Domino's Pizza to post 7.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company has also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 30. Shareholders registered on Thursday, March 15, received a dividend of $ 0.55 per share. This equates to a dividend of $ 2.20 on an annualized basis and a return of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 14. This is an increase over the previous quarterly dividend of Domino's pizza of $ 0.46. The payout ratio of Domino's Pizza is 41.20%.
Domino's Pizza announced that its board launched a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, February 20, allowing the company to repurchase $ 750 million worth of shares. This repurchase permit allows the restaurant operator to repurchase shares through open market purchases. Share buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.
A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of DPZ. Sei Investments expanded its position in Domino's pizza by 20.6% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 15,100 shares of restaurant operator stock worth $ 2,998,000 following the acquisition of another 2,575 shares during the period. The Common Retirement Fund of the State of New York has expanded its position in Domino's Pizza by 22.9% in the third quarter. The New York State Common Retirement Fund now holds 159,896 shares of restaurant stock worth $ 31,747,000 following the acquisition of a further 29,767 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. expanded its position in Domino & # 39; s Pizza by 2,369.7% in the third quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 21,857 shares of restaurant operator stock worth $ 4,340,000 following the acquisition of a further 20,972 shares during the period. Nordea Investment Management AB expanded its position in Domino's Pizza by 2,024.5% in the third quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now holds 27,725 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $ 5,505,000 after acquiring another 26,420 shares during the period. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. was able to expand its position in Domino's pizza by 21.8% in the third quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co now owns 53,700 shares of the restaurant operator stock worth $ 10,579,000 after acquiring another 9,599 shares during the period. 94.20% of the shares are owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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About Domino's Pizza
Domino's Pizza, Inc. operates through its subsidiaries as a pizza delivery company in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Domestic Business, International Franchise and Supply Chain. The company offers pizzas under the brand name Domino's Pizza through Domino's proprietary and franchised stores.
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