Media stories about Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Domino's Pizza earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the restaurant operator an impact score of 45.6804745042348 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on DPZ. Nomura lifted their price target on Domino's Pizza to $230.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Oppenheimer upgraded Domino's Pizza to a “buy” rating and set a $220.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded Domino's Pizza from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $205.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $240.00 price target on shares of Domino's Pizza in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Domino's Pizza from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $219.38.

Shares of Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) opened at $206.09 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $9,013.14, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.33, a P/E/G ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.45. Domino's Pizza has a 52 week low of $166.74 and a 52 week high of $221.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.13, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a current ratio of 1.49.

In other Domino's Pizza news, CFO Jeffrey D. Lawrence sold 17,000 shares of Domino's Pizza stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $184.87, for a total transaction of $3,142,790.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 26,841 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,962,095.67. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. 3.57% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Domino's Pizza Company 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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