How to buy Dominos Pizza shares

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Domino's Pizza, Inc (DPZ) is a leading restaurants business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$447.94 after a previous close of US$448.43. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD449.15 to a high of USD453.805. The latest price was USD452.96 (25 minute delay). Dominos Pizza is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Dominos Pizza

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Dominos Pizza. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: DPZ. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Dominos Pizza reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$431.14, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Dominos Pizza, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Dominos Pizza. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Dominos Pizza share price

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Dominos Pizza shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-11.
Previous closeUS$448.43
Change US$4.53
Change % 1.0102%
Volume 459,333
Information last updated 2021-06-10.
52-week rangeUS$318.8714 - US$449.94
50-day moving average US$423.4992
200-day moving average US$388.7885
Target priceUS$438.58
PE ratio 36.3956
Dividend yield US$3.28 (0.74%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$12.321

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Is it a good time to buy Dominos Pizza stock?

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Dominos Pizza price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $452.96

1 week (2021-06-04) 5.06%
1 month (2021-05-12) 6.47%
3 months (2021-03-12) 25.44%
6 months (2020-12-11) 18.15%
1 year (2020-06-12) 19.78%
2 years (2019-06-12) 60.62%
3 years (2018-06-12) 65.80%
5 years (2016-06-10) 258.78%

Is Dominos Pizza under- or over-valued?

Valuing Dominos Pizza stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dominos Pizza's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Dominos Pizza's P/E ratio

Dominos Pizza's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Dominos Pizza shares trade at around 36x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Dominos Pizza's PEG ratio

Dominos Pizza's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.6535. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Dominos Pizza's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Dominos Pizza's EBITDA

Dominos Pizza's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$800.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Dominos Pizza's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Dominos Pizza financials

Revenue TTM US$4.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.89%
Gross profit TTM US$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 30.97%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 11.53%
Book value -71.778
Market capitalisation US$17.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Dominos Pizza shares

There are currently 2.4 million Dominos Pizza shares held short by investors – that's known as Dominos Pizza's "short interest". This figure is 9.1% up from 2.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Dominos Pizza shares can be evaluated.

Dominos Pizza's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Dominos Pizza's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Dominos Pizza shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Dominos Pizza shares traded daily (recently around 735146.95121951). Dominos Pizza's SIR currently stands at 3.28. In other words for every 100,000 Dominos Pizza shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3280 shares are currently held short.

However Dominos Pizza's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Dominos Pizza shares, or, against the total number of tradable Dominos Pizza shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Dominos Pizza's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Dominos Pizza shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0793% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Dominos Pizza shares, roughly 79 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Dominos Pizza.

Find out more about how you can short Dominos Pizza stock.

Dominos Pizza's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Dominos Pizza.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Dominos Pizza's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 31.21

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Dominos Pizza's overall score of 31.21 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 49th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Dominos Pizza is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Dominos Pizza's environmental score

Environmental score: 9.42/100

Dominos Pizza's environmental score of 9.42 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dominos Pizza is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Dominos Pizza's social score

Social score: 16.2/100

Dominos Pizza's social score of 16.2 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dominos Pizza is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Dominos Pizza's governance score

Governance score: 7.09/100

Dominos Pizza's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Dominos Pizza is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Dominos Pizza's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Dominos Pizza scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Dominos Pizza has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Domino's Pizza, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 31.21
Total ESG percentile 48.7
Environmental score 9.42
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 16.2
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 7.09
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 2

Dominos Pizza share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 28.81% of net profits

Recently Dominos Pizza has paid out, on average, around 28.81% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Dominos Pizza shareholders could enjoy a 0.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dominos Pizza's case, that would currently equate to about $3.28 per share.

While Dominos Pizza's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Dominos Pizza may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Dominos Pizza's most recent dividend payout was on 29 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Dominos Pizza share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dominos Pizza's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$318.8714 up to US$449.94. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Dominos Pizza's is 0.481. This would suggest that Dominos Pizza's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Dominos Pizza overview

Domino's Pizza, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza company in the United States and internationally. It operates through 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. As of January 3, 2021, it operated approximately 17,600 stores in 90 markets. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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