Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Just Reaches 52-Week High?

April 17, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 45 investors sold Domino's Pizza, Inc. shares while 123 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 42.61 million shares or 0.37% less from 42.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Ubs Asset Americas reported 134,096 shares. Victory Capital Management Incorporated has 0% invested in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ). Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Com holds 0.04% or 5,618 shares in its portfolio. Financial Architects Inc reported 300 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Corp holds 0.02% or 903,017 shares. Kames Cap Public Ltd Liability accumulated 6,836 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Sei Investments reported 0.02% stake. Vident Invest Advisory Llc has 2,984 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Wellington Mgmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ). Whittier Co Of Nevada accumulated 944 shares. D E Shaw And reported 5,573 shares stake. Adirondack Tru has invested 0.01% in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ). Point72 Asset Mngmt L P owns 0% invested in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) for 2,500 shares. Vanguard Grp Incorporated invested 0.03% in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ). Metropolitan Life Insur invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ).

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $3.83 million activity. The insider WEINER RUSSELL J sold $1.42 million. $683,346 worth of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) was sold by Trojan Greg on Wednesday, March 14.

The stock of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) hit a new 52-week high and has $254.56 target or 7.00 % above today’s $237.91 share price. The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $10.25B company. The 1-year high was reported on Apr, 17 by Barchart.com. If the $254.56 price target is reached, the company will be worth $717.57 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 2.39% or $5.56 during the last trading session, reaching $237.91. About 85,377 shares traded. Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) has risen 25.89% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.34% the S&P500.

Analysts await Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.76 earnings per share, up 39.68 % or $0.50 from last year’s $1.26 per share. DPZ’s profit will be $75.83M for 33.79 P/E if the $1.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.94 actual earnings per share reported by Domino's Pizza, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.28 % negative EPS growth.

Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Domino’s Pizza has $260 highest and $200.0 lowest target. $235.38’s average target is -1.06% below currents $237.91 stock price. Domino’s Pizza had 25 analyst reports since November 2, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Maxim Group maintained the shares of DPZ in report on Friday, December 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 12. Maxim Group upgraded Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) on Thursday, November 2 to “Buy” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of DPZ in report on Tuesday, February 20 with “Buy” rating. Nomura upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $201 target in Wednesday, November 29 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of DPZ in report on Thursday, January 11 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) earned “Hold” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, February 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, February 26 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, January 4 by Credit Suisse. Morgan Stanley maintained Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) rating on Monday, March 26. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $238 target.

Domino's Pizza, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery firm in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $10.25 billion. It operates through three divisions: Domestic Stores, Supply Chain, and International Franchise. It has a 40.81 P/E ratio. The firm offers pizzas under the Domino's Pizza brand name through company-owned and franchised Domino's Pizza stores.

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