Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) Sees Heavy Trading Volume with 1,193K Shares Changing Hands


Domino’s Pizza Inc shares had a trading volume of 1,193K in the last trading session. Trading volume was up 77.65% over the stocks average daily volume.

Here are a few additional firms who have increased or decreased their stake in (DPZ). Eagle Asset Management Inc cut its stake by selling 16,210 shares a decrease of 5.6% as of 06/30/2017. Eagle Asset Management Inc now holds 270,742 shares worth $57,270,000. The value of the position overall is up by 8.3%. Norges Bank reduced its holdings by shedding 147,440 shares a decrease of 27.2% in the quarter. Norges Bank now controls 394,088 shares valued at $51,775,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 27.5%.

As of quarter end Chilton Investment Co LLC had sold a total of 24,263 shares trimming its stake by 12.9%. The value of the total investment in Domino’s Pizza Inc went from $34,624,000 to $34,608,000 a change of 0.0% quarter to quarter. As of the end of the quarter Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc had disposed of 34,434 shares trimming its position 20.4%. The value of the investment in Domino’s Pizza Inc increased from $18,749,000 to $28,366,000 increasing 51.3% for the reporting period.

On July 28 the stock rating was upgraded to “Buy” from “Neutral” by Longbow Research. On July 26, 2017 the stock rating was set at “Overweight” in a report from Stephens & Co. up from the previous “” rating.

On June 9 the stock rating was downgraded from “Buy” to “Neutral” in a report from Longbow Research. On May 23, 2017 Wells Fargo began coverage of the stock with a rating of “Market Perform”.

On October 19 Nomura kept the company rating at “Neutral” but raised the price expectation from $148.00 to $152.00. On October 19 BTIG Research made no change to the company rating of “Neutral” and raised the price target to $148.00 from $139.00.

The company is now up by 0.88 percent from yesterday’s close. The company also recently declared a dividend that was paid on Friday June 30th, 2017. The dividend was $0.460 per share for the quarter which is $1.84 annualized. This dividend represents a yield of $0.94. The ex-dividend date was set for Tuesday the 13th of June 2017.

The stock is trading at $193.83 a bit lower than $206.66, the 50 day moving average and which is just a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $192.38. The 50 day moving average moved down $-12.83 whereas the 200 day average was up by +0.75%.

Domino’s Pizza Inc’s P/E ratio is 38.52 and the market value is 9.35B. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $5.03 and is projected to be $5.70 for the current year with 48,255,000 shares currently outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS to be $1.94 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $6.77.

Domino’s Pizza, Inc., launched on July 30, 2002, 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. Its stores also offer oven-baked sandwiches, pasta, boneless chicken and wings, bread side items, desserts and soft drink products. International markets vary toppings by country and culture, such as squid toppings in Japan or spicy cheese in India, and feature regional specialty items, such as a banana and cinnamon dessert pizza in Brazil..