Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) Shares Acquired by AdvisorShares Investments LLC

AdvisorShares Investments LLC boosted its holdings in Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZFree Report) by 32.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 409 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the quarter. AdvisorShares Investments LLC’s holdings in Domino’s Pizza were worth $169,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Domino’s Pizza in the fourth quarter valued at about $208,604,000. International Assets Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Domino’s Pizza by 39,287.9% during the fourth quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 499,438 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $205,883,000 after purchasing an additional 498,170 shares in the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 66.8% in the 4th quarter. TD Asset Management Inc now owns 497,111 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $204,924,000 after buying an additional 199,060 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 16.0% during the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,428,765 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $541,202,000 after purchasing an additional 197,413 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new stake in Domino’s Pizza in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $73,757,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 94.63% of the company’s stock.

Domino’s Pizza Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE DPZ traded down $0.14 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $513.55. The company had a trading volume of 269,135 shares, compared to its average volume of 398,862. The company has a market capitalization of $17.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.52, a PEG ratio of 2.53 and a beta of 0.85. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $504.81 and a two-hundred day moving average of $450.22. Domino’s Pizza, Inc. has a 12-month low of $294.65 and a 12-month high of $542.75.

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZGet Free Report) last issued its earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The restaurant operator reported $3.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.46 by $0.12. Domino’s Pizza had a net margin of 11.90% and a negative return on equity of 13.19%. The company had revenue of $1.08 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.08 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.93 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. Sell-side analysts forecast that Domino’s Pizza, Inc. will post 16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Domino’s Pizza Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $1.51 per share. This represents a $6.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 14th. Domino’s Pizza’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 39.43%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

DPZ has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Barclays raised their target price on shares of Domino’s Pizza from $405.00 to $470.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. Jefferies Financial Group upped their price target on Domino’s Pizza from $455.00 to $480.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft boosted their price objective on shares of Domino’s Pizza from $555.00 to $580.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. HSBC boosted their target price on shares of Domino’s Pizza from $507.00 to $583.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada upped their target price on Domino’s Pizza from $525.00 to $575.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Domino’s Pizza has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $518.46.

Read Our Latest Stock Analysis on DPZ

Insider Activity

In related news, EVP Cynthia A. Headen sold 108 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $495.08, for a total value of $53,468.64. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 3,910 shares in the company, valued at $1,935,762.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. In other Domino’s Pizza news, EVP Cynthia A. Headen sold 745 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, April 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $530.30, for a total value of $395,073.50. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 3,910 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,073,473. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Cynthia A. Headen sold 108 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $495.08, for a total value of $53,468.64. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 3,910 shares in the company, valued at $1,935,762.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 13,401 shares of company stock worth $6,995,948 in the last three months. 0.76% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Domino’s Pizza Company Profile

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Domino's Pizza, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Stores, International Franchise, and Supply Chain. It offers pizzas under the Domino's brand name through company-owned and franchised stores.

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