Tudor Investment Corp ET AL acquired a new position in Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 37,166 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock, valued at approximately $7,862,000. Tudor Investment Corp ET AL owned about 0.08% of Domino’s Pizza at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 2,338.4% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,344,824 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $985,052,000 after purchasing an additional 5,125,632 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 43.7% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,060,900 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $647,472,000 after purchasing an additional 930,200 shares during the last quarter. William Blair Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Domino’s Pizza during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $113,818,000. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 680.8% during the 2nd quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 532,689 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $112,679,000 after purchasing an additional 464,468 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 8.5% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,164,927 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $881,007,000 after purchasing an additional 327,585 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.22% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) traded up 0.77% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $198.55. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 636,446 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $188.46 and its 200-day moving average price is $194.48. The company has a market capitalization of $9.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.46 and a beta of 0.36. Domino’s Pizza Inc has a 1-year low of $149.67 and a 1-year high of $221.58.

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The restaurant operator reported $1.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $628.61 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $609.87 million. Domino’s Pizza had a net margin of 9.40% and a negative return on equity of 13.28%. Domino’s Pizza’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.98 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Domino’s Pizza Inc will post $5.69 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th were issued a $0.46 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.93%. Domino’s Pizza’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 36.65%.

Domino’s Pizza declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 2nd that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.25 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the restaurant operator to buy up to 13.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on DPZ shares. Longbow Research cut Domino’s Pizza from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, June 9th. Bank of America Corporation boosted their target price on Domino’s Pizza from $210.00 to $235.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. BidaskClub cut Domino’s Pizza from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $236.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, June 19th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company restated a “market perform” rating and set a $212.00 target price on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Twelve investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. Domino’s Pizza presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $197.14.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Domino`s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ)

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