Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates As Comps, Locations Grow

Andrew Cummings
October 12, 2017

Among 24 analysts covering Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. The fund bought 2,300 shares of the restaurant operator's stock, valued at approximately $487,000. Their EPS should be compared to other companies in the Services sector. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in Domino's Pizza by 8.5% during the second quarter. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a GBX 365 ($4.80) target price on shares of Domino's Pizza Group a research report on Friday, August 11th. Domino's Pizza, Inc.'s EPS is 5.03. About 3.05 million shares traded or 59.69% up from the average.

Shares of Domino's Pizza Group PLC.

But the performance wasn't enough for investors: Domino's stock was down more than 6 percent in pre-market trading. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Outperform" rating and GBX 265 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. P/E provides a number that details how many years of earnings it will take a stock to recoup the value of one share at current price levels. Beaufort Securities maintained the shares of DOM in report on Thursday, October 15 with "Buy" rating.

Domino's Pizza Group PLC. Numis Securities has "Buy" rating and $1000 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 16 by Peel Hunt. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. GBX 342's average target is 2.09% above currents GBX 335 stock price.

Company shares, which are trading near all-time highs, were down 4.6 percent to $199.70 in afternoon trading. The firm's 50-day moving average price is GBX 286.37 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 296.89. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.82 and a beta of 0.36.

Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 12th.

Analysts await Domino's Pizza Inc (NASDAQ:DPZ) to report earnings on Oct, 12 for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2017. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $630.8 million.

They expect $1.22 EPS, up 21.31% or $0.26 from last year's $0.96 per share. The business's quarterly revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter previous year.

In terms of earnings per share, 19 analysts have a 1.96 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Dec-17, for the quarter ending Mar-18, 14 analysts have a 1.50 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Mar-18 there are 20 estimates of 5.70 EPS.

Excluding items, the company earned a profit of $1.27 per share, beating analysts' average estimate of $1.22, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

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