Published: Thu, October 12, 2017
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Why Investors Aren't Hungry for Domino's Earnings

Their EPS should be compared to other companies in the Services sector.

Shares of Dominos fell 5 percent Thursday after the company beat earnings but disappointed some optimistic investors who were hoping for even better growth. About 3.05 million shares traded or 59.69% up from the average.

Over the past year, Domino's Pizza, Inc.

Shares of Domino's Pizza Group PLC. Comps were up 9.5 percent in the second quarter after growing 10.2 percent in the first.

Benchmark Capital Advisors holds 0.94% of its portfolio in Houston American Energy Corporation for 1.58 million shares. Dominos credited new accounting techniques and excess tax benefits on equity for driving diluted EPS seven cents higher. The New York-based Blackrock Inc. has invested 0% in the stock.

DPZ has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Beaufort Securities maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 15 report. On Wednesday, August 16 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". The original version of this report can be read at (NYSE:DPZ) rating on Wednesday, October 14. The rating was maintained by Nomura with "Neutral" on Wednesday, October 19. (LON:DOM) latest ratings and price target changes. Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) current has a Beta score of 0.41. The company had a trading volume of 2,216,640 shares. The simple moving average is a mathematical calculation that takes the average price (mean) for a given amount of time. Domino's Pizza Inc has a 12 month low of $149.67 and a 12 month high of $221.58.

Domino's Pizza Inc.'s USA same-store sales increased 8.4 percent in its fiscal third quarter ended September 10, the company said Thursday, its 26 straight quarter of same-store sales increases. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $630.8 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.96 earnings per share. After having $1.32 EPS previously, Domino's Pizza, Inc.'s analysts see -6.82% EPS growth. This repurchase authorization authorizes the restaurant operator to buy up to 13.5% of its shares through open market purchases. These holdings make up 97.14% of the company's outstanding shares.

The company declared a dividend which was paid on Friday the 30th of June 2017. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 1.50, current ratio was 1.60, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 0.00, while Payout ratio is 0.324.

Domino's global growth in the last quarter-2.6 percent-was troubling for pundits.

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