DPZ stock: buy or sell?

DPZ stock price: $338.52 3.13% At close on April 6th, 2020

Updated on:
April 6th, 2020


Domino's Pizza shares jumped 3.13% to $338.52 today. On Tuesday DPZ collapsed a frightening -7.00%. On Mar 26th DPZ skyrocketed an astounding 5.04%.

Domino's Pizza, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery company in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy DPZ stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Domino's Pizza stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean DPZ will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Domino's Pizza stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for DPZ stock for the last month.

DPZ stock analysis

Daily outlook

Domino's Pizza shares jumped 3.13% to $338.52 today.

Domino's Pizza shares jumped 3.13% to $338.52 today. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on January, DPZ price climbed $50.30 per share (17.45%). DPZ is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $353.42. Since March 19th when DPZ stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $48.52 (16.73%). On February, DPZ hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on February tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

DPZ stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Domino's Pizza shares escalated 3.13% this week, ending at $338.52. Late March DPZ boosted a dazzling 11.45% in just one week. By mid March DPZ plummed a scary -5.56% in just one week.

Not so far away is the last price record Domino's Pizza marked by mid February. Domino's Pizza stock just marked a top under its last top. Athought it's not something to really worring right now, investors should be aware as this could be a warning for future complications. It's important DPZ stock price keeps the level, and maybe bounce up from there forming a double bottom pattern. Early January, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 15.15%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up late October 2019, DPZ climbed $83.98 (32.99%).

DPZ stock chart (weekly)

DPZ stock price history

DPZ stock went public on July 13th, 2004 with a price of $6.701. Since then, DPZ stock surged a 4,952.50%, with an average of 330.20% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in DPZ stock in 2004, it would worth $49,525.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

DPZ stock historical price chart

DPZ stock reached all-time highs on February with a price of $380.96.

DPZ stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' DPZ stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price forecast for Domino's Pizza stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report , Domino's Pizza . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
DPZ earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Domino's Pizza annual sales skyrocketed a dazzling 23.13% to $3,432.87 million USD from $2,787.98 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, by contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) remained constant a 0.58% to 10.54%.

DPZ annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$1,800 M-$143 M7.9%-
2014$1,994 M10.77%$163 M8.2%13.71%
2015$2,217 M11.17%$193 M8.7%18.58%
2016$2,473 M11.55%$215 M8.7%11.35%
2017$2,788 M12.75%$278 M10.0%29.45%
2018$3,433 M23.13%$362 M10.5%30.25%

Quarterly financial results

Domino's Pizza posted $1,082.14 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 37.68% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $111.64 million with a profit margin of 10.32%. Profit margin remained stable a -0.38% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 10.70%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Domino's Pizza sales marked an astounding gain and boosted a 21.38%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Domino's Pizza posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
DPZ quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$629 M-$66 M10.5%-
2017-Q3$644 M2.39%$56 M8.8%-14.25%
2017-Q4$892 M38.51%$93 M10.5%65.56%
2018-Q1$785 M-11.91%$89 M11.3%-4.82%
2018-Q2$779 M-0.76%$77 M9.9%-12.86%
2018-Q3$786 M0.84%$84 M10.7%8.64%
2018-Q4$1,082 M37.68%$112 M10.3%32.76%
2019-Q1$836 M-22.75%$93 M11.1%-17.01%

Domino's Pizza ownership

When you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Domino's Pizza, 0.72% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for DPZ stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Domino's Pizza:

Market cap$13.2 B
Total shares39.0 M
Float shares38.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)105.2%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.7%
Shares in short selling0.0%

DPZ summary

Monday, April 6th, 2020
Day range$330.43 - $340.84
Previous close$328.23
Session gain3.13%
Average true range$27.03
50d mov avg$316.35
100d mov avg$302.02
200d mov avg$276.95
Daily patternlb02a
Weekly pattern lt01a

Domino's Pizza performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Domino's Pizza against in the following table:
DPZDomino's Pizz...17.37%31.91%32.66%

Domino's Pizza competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Domino's Pizza competitor. This doesn't mean Domino's Pizza does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.