Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Shares Bought by Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.

Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. boosted its position in Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) by 18.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 13,600 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the quarter. Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.’s holdings in Domino’s Pizza were worth $3,510,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in shares of Domino’s Pizza by 129.8% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 112,037 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $33,028,000 after acquiring an additional 63,290 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA grew its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 80.6% during the 3rd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 30,584 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $9,016,000 after buying an additional 13,646 shares during the last quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC grew its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 4.1% during the 4th quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 41,635 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $10,325,000 after buying an additional 1,648 shares during the last quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC grew its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 3.7% during the 4th quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 11,110 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $2,755,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dock Street Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 2.8% during the 4th quarter. Dock Street Asset Management Inc. now owns 47,784 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $11,850,000 after buying an additional 1,311 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.84% of the company’s stock.

In other Domino’s Pizza news, CFO Jeffrey D. Lawrence sold 4,000 shares of Domino’s Pizza stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $255.00, for a total transaction of $1,020,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 3,494 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $890,970. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director James A. Goldman sold 1,190 shares of Domino’s Pizza stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $247.24, for a total value of $294,215.60. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 7,695 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,902,511.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.62% of the company’s stock.



Shares of DPZ opened at $276.67 on Thursday. Domino’s Pizza, Inc. has a one year low of $231.28 and a one year high of $305.34. The stock has a market cap of $11.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.86, a PEG ratio of 2.00 and a beta of 0.57.

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 24th. The restaurant operator reported $2.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.07 by $0.13. Domino’s Pizza had a negative return on equity of 12.38% and a net margin of 10.50%. The company had revenue of $835.96 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $852.59 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.00 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that Domino’s Pizza, Inc. will post 9.32 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be given a dividend of $0.65 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.94%. Domino’s Pizza’s dividend payout ratio is currently 30.88%.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on DPZ. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $305.00 target price (down from $310.00) on shares of Domino’s Pizza in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. Wells Fargo & Co dropped their target price on Domino’s Pizza from $250.00 to $240.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. ValuEngine downgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 18th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Domino’s Pizza from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $94.00 to $270.00 in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $297.16.

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About Domino’s Pizza

Domino's Pizza, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery company in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Stores, International Franchise, and Supply Chain. The company offers pizzas under the Domino's brand name through company-owned and franchised stores.

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