Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp raised its position in Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) by 0.3% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 154,556 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 489 shares during the quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp owned approximately 0.35% of Domino’s Pizza worth $30,687,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of DPZ. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 43.7% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,060,900 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $647,472,000 after acquiring an additional 930,200 shares during the last quarter. Koch Industries Inc. lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 21,599.0% in the second quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 568,730 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $566,000 after acquiring an additional 566,109 shares during the last quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in Domino’s Pizza in the second quarter worth approximately $113,818,000. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 680.8% in the second quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 532,689 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $112,679,000 after acquiring an additional 464,468 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 8,627.9% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 410,559 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $86,845,000 after acquiring an additional 405,855 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.20% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $200.00 price target for the company. Instinet reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $201.00 price target (up previously from $198.00) on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Maxim Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $220.00 price target on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Domino’s Pizza from $180.00 to $184.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $235.00 price target for the company. Eleven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $207.68.

In other news, insider Russell J. Weiner sold 7,276 shares of Domino’s Pizza stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $195.00, for a total value of $1,418,820.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 17,563 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,424,785. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 3.57% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Domino’s Pizza Inc (DPZ) opened at $189.32 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $8,074.20, a P/E ratio of 34.64, a PEG ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a current ratio of 1.49, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.13. Domino’s Pizza Inc has a 12-month low of $156.26 and a 12-month high of $221.58.

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 12th. The restaurant operator reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $643.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $627.85 million. Domino’s Pizza had a net margin of 9.47% and a negative return on equity of 12.59%. The company’s revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.96 EPS. research analysts expect that Domino’s Pizza Inc will post 5.8 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.97%. Domino’s Pizza’s dividend payout ratio is presently 35.11%.

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Domino’s Pizza 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.

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