Domino's Pizza, Inc.

  • Pizza Is Delicious for Consumers and Investors Alike

    By Anh HOANG - August 14, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    In the past five years, Papa John’s International (NASDAQ: PZZA) has been on the rise, climbing from around $28 per share to $70 per share. This has resulted in a sweet annualized return of more than 20.1%, handily beating the S&P 500’s gain of only around 6% during the same period. Famous investor,s including Steven Cohen and Paul Tudor Jones, sold out their stakes in more »

  • Yum! Brands: A Global Growth Story

    By Jayson Derrick - August 14, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, SBUX, YUM

    Investors have lost focus on just how profitable and how valuable Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) growth prospects truly are despite the 2013 profitability setbacks and scandals in China, the company's most important market.  By 2015, the company hopes to earn 75% of profit from their global operations, giving investors a unique opportunity to benefit.

    China’s short term and long term outlook

    I believe the company will recover from more »

  • Time to Place an Order: Fast Food Is Delivering

    By Marie Palumbo - August 13, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, MCD, WEN, YUM

    Every now and again I like to treat myself to some fast food. Nothing makes me feel more American than eating a burger with fries. While I generally try to limit my caloric intake, I think over the next few months I’m going to splurge on more fast food. Why? Because companies are delivering.

    I’m not talking about 30 minute pizza delivery, or McDelivery; instead, fast food companies more »

  • This Company’s Higher Top Line Impacted Its Quarterly Earnings

    By Naomi Warmate-Igwe - August 12, 2013 | Tickers: BWLD, DPZ, PZZA

    Papa John’s (NASDAQ: PZZA) operates in the Retail Restaurants industry and has been making waves with its pizza restaurant chain. The company operates and also franchises pizza delivery and restaurants under its trademark with approximately 4, 252 restaurants in 34 countries as at June 30, 2013. The company’s stock is currently trading within the $70 range with a market cap of $1.5 billion. Recently, Papa John’s more »

  • Place An Order And Earn Delicious Returns!

    By usha patodia - August 12, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    The world’s second largest pizza chain-Domino’s (NYSE: DPZ) recently announced an impressive 2nd quarter earnings report. The company reported an 18% year over year advancement in its earnings-citing domestic and international same store sales growth. Domestic same-store sales increased by 6.7%, while international sales grew by 5.8%. The company reported a quarterly revenue of $414 million versus $376 million earned in fiscal year 2012 more »

  • Slow and Steady Wins the Pizza Wars

    By Brandy Betz - August 9, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) recently reported its second quarter with a year-over-year sales increase of 10% to about $414 million and an EPS growth of 21%. It was an upbeat quarter driven by the popularity of the fairly new Handmade Pan Pizza. And the results showed that the slow and steady approach could win the pizza wars.

    Pan pizza proves patience

    That’s enough alliteration for a Strawberry Shortcake more »

  • Apple Will Be Rocked By 2 Core Problems

    By Marie Palumbo - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, DPZ, INTC

    Last week I heard a nasty rumor.

    Now, I'm not one to gossip or comment on the lives of others, but when I heard this rumor, I had to know more. I scoured the internet to find more on this story and was not disappointed. According to Wired.comApple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is in the process of producing a cheaper, plastic iPhone.

    Reports of questionable repute are constantly being more »

  • Order This Pizza maker in Time For Big Gains!

    By Mihir Mehta - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    I don’t remember the number of Sundays I have craved for a slice of the yummy cheese-burst pizza from Domino’s (NYSE: DPZ). Fondly termed in the industry as Pizza delivery expert, this food chain has not only pleased its customers with great taste but also investors with massive returns. Its stock has almost doubled over the past 12 months as a result of sustained growth in earnings and more »

  • Fast Food: 3 Picks

    By Louie Grint - August 5, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, MCD, YUM

    Competition among fast-food restaurants appears to be on the rise, with chains trying to increasingly differentiate themselves on the basis of price and product. On the other hand, factors such as changing eating habits in addition to volatile energy, food and labor costs could affect profitability. Moreover, most of these chains mainly operate through franchisees and restrictive credit markets could have a negative effect in the business.

    Impressive performance

    Domino more »

  • These Restaurant Companies Offer Stable Growth Amidst Market Turmoil

    By Colin Tweel - August 4, 2013 | Tickers: CMG, DPZ, PNRA

    Despite the release of promising economic indicators for the US economy, in the last two months the US stock market has been wracked by volatility. The US Federal Reserve’s planned tapering of its quantitative easing program, and the People’s Bank of China’s reluctance to inject liquidity into China’s drying credit market have both roiled stocks.

    Investors looking for companies whose success is only affected to a more »

  • Can Pizza's Popularity Increase Your Net Worth?

    By Dan Moskowitz - August 3, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Americans love pizza. Scratch that. Everyone loves pizza. If, by chance, you don’t believe this to be true, simply take a gander at the consistent international growth seen by companies like Papa John’s (NASDAQ: PZZA), Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), and Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM). The latter owns Pizza Hut (in addition to Taco Bell and KFC.) And Yum! Brands is the market leader in each of those more »

  • Yum! Brands Still Has a Lot of Potential

    By Tanya Kanodia - July 29, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, MCD, YUM

    Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) is one of the largest restaurant chains in the country. If you happen to like fast food giants like Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell, they all come from the same parent corporate giant, Yum! Brands. The company has a global reach and has an extensive network of franchisees.

    The company's stock has historically been investor friendly and has provided an astonishing 80% return since more »

  • Buying This Stock on Weakness

    By Nathaniel Matherson - July 26, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    As we move further into earnings season a number of our favorite companies and brands will be positing their second quarter results. One of my personal favorites, Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ)reported its second quarter earnings on Tuesday before the market open and fell significantly after the results. Shares traded lower by roughly 6% after what appeared to be yet another solid quarter from the quick service restaurant leader more »

  • 3 Risks This Pizza Company Should Worry About

    By William Bias - July 23, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    When you evaluate a publicly traded business it’s always important to look at the risk factors section of the company’s Form 10-K. Weighing the risks of a particular company can help you determine its investment worthiness. Looking at the risk factors section in the form 10-K of pizza chain Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), three risks stand out as the most worrisome for the company and its investors more »

  • 3 Stocks For Pizza Lovers

    By Bob Ciura - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Note: This article has been amended to include Domino's recently initiated dividend.

    Pizza is big business, and it’s easy to understand why. The economics of the pizza business are extremely favorable. Not surprisingly, there are some highly profitable stocks engaged in pizza that have served both their investors and customers well over the past several years.

    For investors with a taste for pizza and a fondness for market-trouncing more »

  • Why You Shouldn't Order Pizza for Your Portfolio

    By Sammy Pollack - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA

    Shares of the two pure-play pizza companies, Papa Johns (NASDAQ: PZZA) and Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) have both been hot of late, trading at all-time highs. However, because of their current valuations and long-term business prospects, I do not believe they have a place in your investment portfolio.


    As shown by the chart below, both pizza companies are trading at their highest respective valuations ever. In the past more »

  • Tough Times Ahead For This Restaurant Operator

    By Vladimir Zernov - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    You could have heard about the avian flu, which spurred anxiety in China back in spring. The results of this outbreak have severely impacted Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), which were recently released. The earnings dropped to $0.56 from $0.67 a year ago, although they have beaten analysts’ estimates by $0.02. Operating profits in China fell an astonishing 63%. There is little surprise that the stock is underperforming more »

  • Are These Restaurant Chains Satisfying Investors' Appetites?

    By Brian Hill - July 10, 2013 | Tickers: EAT, DPZ, RT

    Weak economic growth in the U.S. has dampened sales prospects for many restaurant chains, which now must fight intensely for each customer they get. Although the industry continues to recover in terms of sales growth, the cloudy jobs picture remains troublesome for restaurant chains' management. The labor force participation rate remains at historically low levels. Those without jobs or who have given up looking for work are forced to more »

  • Food for Thought, and It's Pizza!

    By Ryan Palmer - July 10, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Here's an interesting fact: Illitch Holdings, in addition to owning both the Detroit Redwings and the Detroit Tigers, also owns Little Caesars, the nation's fourth largest pizza chain. But investors can't grab a piece of that pie, as Illitch is a private company.

    But who cares about owning the fourth best anything anyways? When investing in any industry, unless you spot an insanely cheap price, you should more »

  • Could Pizza Help Make Your Portfolio Recession-Proof?

    By Phillip Woolgar - July 7, 2013 | Tickers: DPZ, PZZA, YUM

    Lately, I've focused many of my posts on stocks that you can own which may help to recession-proof your portfolio. This series is largely based on goods and services that people can't live without, whether there is a recession or not. As one of the most affordable and well-liked foods, pizza looks like it should be on the menu to help you stabilize your portfolio during a time more »

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