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    Papa Johns Is Rebranding Itself and Will Offer Drive-Thru Services

    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Could Yum! Brands’ Margins Increase in 1Q16?

    With positive same-store sales growth expected in all three of YUM’s divisions, analysts are expecting the leverage to improve the company’s margins.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Say ‘Hold’ for Domino’s Stock ahead of Q1 Earnings

    As of April 21, 2017, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) was trading at $179.3. Domino’s stock price might have factored in the estimates we discussed in our previous articles.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Did Domino’s EBIT Margin Decline in 2Q17?

    For 2Q17, Domino’s (DPZ) posted EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $113.27 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 18.0%, compared with 18.9% in 2Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Have Analysts Raised their Revenue Estimates for Papa John’s?

    In 1Q16, PZZA’s domestic company-owned restaurants generated nearly 48% of Papa John’s revenue, while domestic commissaries and others generated 39.4%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Are Analysts Expecting Papa John’s EBITDA Margins to Expand in 2Q16?

    Analysts expect Papa John’s (PZZA) to post EBITDA of $43.9 million in 2Q16. This represents an EBITDA margin of 10.6%, compared to 10.3% in 2Q15.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Miscellaneous

    Papa John’s Revenue Estimates for the Next 4 Quarters

    For the next four quarters, analysts expect Papa John’s (PZZA) to post revenue of $1.83 billion, which represents growth of 5.5%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Factors That Drove Papa John’s Same-Store Sales Growth in 1Q17

    In 1Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) restaurants in North America posted SSSG of 2%. Company-owned restaurants posted SSSG of 3%, and franchised restaurants posted SSSG of 1.7%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Papa John’s Earnings Margin Narrowed in 2Q17

    Performance in 2Q17 In 2Q17, Papa John’s International (PZZA) posted EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $37.2 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 8.6%. In comparison, the company posted an EBIT margin of 8.7% in 2Q16. Why Papa John’s margins narrowed Papa John’s EBIT margins were impacted by a rise in the cost of […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Investors Are Confident in YUM ahead of Its 3Q16 Results

    Yum! Brands develops, operates, franchises, and licenses the Pizza Hut, KFC, and Taco Bell brands. It’s set to announce its 3Q16 results on October 5, 2016.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Franchising Dominates Papa John’s Expansion Plans

    With 42 units added in the first two quarters of 2016, Papa John’s has maintained its 2016 guidance for unit growth at 180–200 units.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Could Domino’s Earnings Rise in the Next 4 Quarters?

    Earnings expectations For the next four quarters, analysts expect Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) to post EPS (earnings per share) of $6.14, which represents a growth of 22.3% from the EPS of $5.02 seen in the four quarters prior. EPS growth Domino’s EPS growth is expected to be driven by higher revenue, EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    This Likely Drove Domino’s 3Q17 EPS

    For 3Q17, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.27, which represents a 32.3% YoY (year-over-year) rise from $0.96 in 3Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Pizza Companies: Why Stock Prices Are Struggling

    Since the beginning of 2017, Papa John’s, Domino’s Pizza, and Yum! Brands have returned -16.2%, 15.1%, and 20.7%, respectively.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Yum! Brands’ division in India has been successful

    Yum! Brands’ (YUM) division in India includes its businesses in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. As of June 2014, the company had 714 restaurant units in India.

    By Adam Jones
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    Must-know: Yum! Brands’ Pizza Hut business

    The first Pizza Hut opened in 1958. About one-third of Yum! Brands’ (YUM) total restaurant units in this segment were Pizza Hut at the end of 2013.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Word on the Street: What Analysts Are Recommending for Fast-Food and Pizza Companies after 1Q16

    JACK, PZZA, and QSR are the most favored stocks in our group of eight fast-food restaurants, with no analyst recommending a “sell” for their stocks.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Analysts’ Recommendations: Domino’s, Papa John’s, and Yum! Brands

    Of the five analysts that follow Papa John’s, 60% recommend a “buy,” 40% recommend a “hold,” and none of the analysts recommend a “sell.”

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Investor’s Guide to Chipotle and Its Customers

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) operates more than 1,700 fast-casual restaurants. Here’s everything you need to know about the business.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Wedbush Initiated Coverage on Papa John’s with a ‘Buy’ Rating

    On Wednesday, Nick Setyan of Wedbush initiated his coverage on Papa John’s with a “buy” rating. He also gave a target price of $95.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Comparing Domino’s and Papa John’s Dividend Policies

    Importance of dividends Dividends help smooth out return volatility for shareholders. Both Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) and Papa John’s (PZZA) have a strong history of returning cash to shareholders. . 3Q16 dividends In 3Q16, Domino’s Pizza paid dividends of $0.38, which represents a growth of 22.6% from $0.31 in fiscal 3Q15. For the next four quarters, […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Expect Domino’s Margin to Expand in 1Q17

    In 1Q17, analysts expect Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) to post EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $115.7 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 18.8%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Domino’s Revenues Expected To Come In 8.7% Higher Year-Over-Year

    Wall Street analysts estimate that Domino’s revenues for the quarter will come in at $616 million, meaning 37% sequential growth over 3Q14.

    By Adam Jones
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    Consumer

    Why Analysts Expect Domino’s EBIT Margins to Fall in 2Q16

    Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) is expected to post EBIT of $99.5 million. This would represent an EBIT margin of 18.7%—a marginal decline from 18.8% in 2Q15.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Will Yum! Brands’ 1Q16 Results Drive Up Its PE Multiple?

    There are various multiples available to evaluate a stock. We’re choosing the PE (price-to-earning) ratio due to the high visibility of Yum! Brands’ (YUM) earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Analysts Expect Papa John’s 2Q16 EPS to Rise

    In 2Q16, analysts expect Papa John’s (PZZA) to post EPS of $0.54, which represents a growth of 14.1% from $0.47 in 2Q15.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Analysts Favor ‘Hold’ Recommendation for Domino’s Pizza

    According to a Bloomberg survey of 17 analysts, 23.5% recommended a “buy” for Domino’s stock. About 70.6% recommended a “hold,” and 5.9% recommended a “sell.”

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Suggest a ‘Hold’ for Domino’s Pizza

    As of April 28, 2016, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) was trading at $120.5. The share price might have already priced in the estimates that we discussed earlier in this series.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Investors Should Consider Domino’s Pizza before Its Q2 Earnings

    Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) will likely report its second-quarter earnings on July 16. Should you buy the stock before its earnings?

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Domino’s Pizza Stock Rises following Positive Business Update

    Domino’s Pizza announced that in the first two months of the second quarter, its US SSSG grew by 14.0%, while its international SSSG rose by 1.0%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Domino’s Pizza Posts Earnings Beat, Stock Falls Anyway

    Today, Domino’s Pizza reported its first-quarter earnings. The company reported a diluted EPS of $3.07 on revenues of $873.1 million.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Domino’s Pizza’s Q1 Results Might Drive Its Stock Price

    The COVID-19 outbreak has created a meltdown in the global financial markets. However, Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) has continued its impressive performance.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Is Domino’s Pizza a Safe Bet amid the Lockdown?

    President Trump extended the lockdown to April 30 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Will Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) benefit from the extension?

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Noodles and Company has short and long-term goals

    Noodles & Company (or NDLS) has a few initiatives and tactics to drive short-term traffic. It also drives longer-term brand and customer loyalty building.

    By Katie Dale
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    Why it’s important to understand Noodles and Co.

    Noodles & Company (or NDLS) was founded in 1995. It’s a fast-casual restaurant chain that serves classic noodle and pasta dishes.

    By Katie Dale
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    Must-know: Domino’s cut general and admin expenses in 3Q14

    Domino’s Pizza, Inc.’s G&A expenses include executive compensation, advertising and promotional expenses, technology expenses, and staffing expenses. The company reported $56.6 million, $2.7 million more than the $55.9 million in the corresponding quarter of 2013.

    By Adam Jones
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    Must-know: Is Domino’s a good dividend stock?

    Dividends, which are paid in cash, come from a company’s ability to generate excess income. Excess income is a function of higher sales and stable costs.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Domino’s market cap is rising

    Part of the reason why Domino’s stock has done well is the company’s solid top-line performance. This metric has grown at an average of 7.4% year-over-year, since 3Q12.

    By Adam Jones
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    Consumer

    Papa John’s: Why Jefferies Cut Rating ahead of Results

    Papa John’s (PZZA) plans to release its third-quarter results on November 6. On November 4, Jefferies downgraded the company’s rating to “hold” from “buy.”

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Will Beyond Meat’s Q3 Earnings Surpass Expectations?

    Plant-based food producer Beyond Meat (BYND) is set to release its third-quarter earnings results on October 29. Wall Street will be watching closely.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Consumer

    Get Real: Is the Long Wait Finally Over?

    In today’s Get Real, we saw that the T-Mobile–Sprint deal could finally close, and blacklisting is shaking stocks. Plus, earnings season, a possible correction, and more.

    By Sybil Prowse
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    Domino’s Stock Bounced Back despite Weak Q3

    Domino’s reported a disappointing third-quarter financial performance on Tuesday. Domino’s stock pared the initial losses and closed about 5% higher.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Restaurant Industry: An Overview

    More Americans are eating out, and they’re eating out more often. The restaurant industry’s share of the food dollar is 51%, up from 25% in 1955.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PZZA Stock Rose Due to New CEO Appointment

    Papa John’s (PZZA) stock rose more than 7% in morning trade on Tuesday following the news about the new CEO’s appointment.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Papa John’s: Stifel Upgraded the Stock to ‘Hold’

    On March 27, Stifel upgraded Papa John’s (PZZA) from “sell” to “hold” and increased its 12-month target price to $45 from $35.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Domino’s Stock Rises after J.P. Morgan’s Upgrade

    Today, J.P. Morgan upgraded Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) from “neutral” to “overweight” while keeping its 12-month price target at $270.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Domino’s Stock Fell More than 9% after Weak Q4 Earnings

    For the fourth quarter, Domino’s posted an adjusted EPS of $2.62 on revenues of $1.08 billion. The company’s revenues increased 21.4% YoY.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Domino’s Pizza: Analysts’ Recommendations

    Among the 22 analysts that cover Domino’s Pizza (DPZ), 63.6% recommended a “buy,” while 36.4% recommended a “hold.”

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Yum! Brands Stock Fell after Goldman Sachs’s Downgrade

    On January 11, Goldman Sach downgraded Yum! Brands (YUM) from “neutral” to “sell” due to concerns its high valuation.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Analysts Give Domino’s Pizza a ‘Buy’ before Q3 2018 Earnings

    Of the 23 analysts covering Domino’s Pizza (DPZ), 57.1% are favoring a “buy” as of October 10, and 42.9% are favoring a “hold.”

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Domino’s Pizza’s Q3 2018 Earnings: Will It Boost the Stock?

    Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) is scheduled to announce its third-quarter earnings on October 16. It was trading at $274.92 on October 10.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Comparing DPZ’s, PZZA’s, and YUM’s Valuation

    Despite its stock price falling, Papa John’s forward PE multiple has increased from 19.9x at the beginning of 2018 to 29.3x.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Can Domino’s Pizza Maintain Its Upward Momentum in Q2 2018?

    Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) is scheduled to announce its second-quarter earnings before the market opens on July 19.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    What Drove Papa John’s Stock Price on July 12?

    Papa John’s share price rose to a high of $55.83 on July 12 before closing the day at $53.67—a rise of 11.1% from the previous day’s closing price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Could Papa John’s Price Correction Mean a Buy Opportunity?

    As of July 5, Papa John’s (PZZA) was trading at $51.06, which is a 13.1% fall since its first-quarter earnings on May 8.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Much Upside Is Left in Domino’s Stock Price?

    As of May 22, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) was trading at $248.21, which represents growth of 6.3% since the announcement of its first-quarter earnings on April 26.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Will 2018 Be a Good Year for Pizza Companies?

    All major pizza companies have announced their 4Q17 earnings, so it’s time to compare their performance.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Analysts Are Recommending for Papa John’s after 4Q17 Earnings

    As of March 1, 2018, Papa John’s (PZZA) was trading at $60.04.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Does Papa John’s Valuation Multiple Compare with Peers?

    The initiatives taken by the company’s management to improve its SSSG (same-store sales growth) appears to have increased investors’ confidence.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Papa John’s 4Q17 Earnings Failed to Meet Analyst Estimates

    In 4Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) posted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.81.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Papa John’s Earnings Margin Contracted in 4Q17

    In 4Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) posted EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $34.4 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 7.4%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Is Papa John’s Expanding Its Business?

    By the end of 4Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) operated 708 domestic company-owned restaurants, 35 international company-owned restaurants, 2,733 domestic franchised restaurants, and 1,758 international franchised restaurants.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    More Consumer Sector Earnings Released Last Week

    Home Depot (HD) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 20. Home Depot’s revenue increased 7.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $23.8 billion.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Domino’s Valuation Multiple Compared to Its Peers

    As of February 14, 2018, Domino’s was trading at a forward PE multiple of 26.5x compared to 31.8% before the announcement of its 3Q17 earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Domino’s Stock Rises on Stock Upgrade

    On January 4, Credit Suisse and Oppenheimer upgraded Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) from “market perform” to “outperform,” which appears to have increased investors’ confidence, leading to a rise in the stock price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Do Pizza Companies’ Valuation Multiples Compare?

    Due to the high visibility of their earnings, we’ve opted to use the forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple for our valuation analysis of the pizza companies in this series.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Did Papa John’s Earnings Margin Decline in 3Q17?

    For 3Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) reported EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $33.5 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 7.8%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Inside Papa John’s Same-Store Sales Growth in 3Q17

    For 3Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) reported a systemwide SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 1.0% in North America, compared with the analysts’ expectation of 1.4%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Drove Papa John’s Revenue in 3Q17?

    For 3Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) reported revenues of $431.7 million, which is 0.9% higher than the analysts’ estimate of $427.7 million.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Led Domino’s 3Q17 Revenues to Outperform Analysts’ Estimates?

    For 3Q17, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted revenues of $643.6 million, outperforming the analysts’ estimate of $627.4 million by 2.6%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Papa John’s Stock Is on a Downward Trend

    After posting a strong 2Q17 earnings report on August 1, 2017, Papa John’s (PZZA) stock rose 9.6% to reach $77.99 on August 2, 2017.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Wall Street Analysts Recommend for Papa John’s

    Despite the recent decline in Papa John’s (PZZA) stock price, analysts expect the company’s stock to reach $90.17 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 23.6%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Domino’s Pizza Had the Highest Unit Growth

    Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) outperformed its peers in terms of unit growth. By the end of 2Q17, the company operated 14,217 restaurants.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Has Domino’s Stock Price Bottomed Out?

    In this series, we’ll look at analysts’ revenue and earnings expectations for Domino’s for the next four quarters.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Domino’s Stock Fell on This in 2Q17

    For 2Q17, Domino’s reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.32 on revenues of $628.6 million, representing a 34.6% rise.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Domino’s Valuation Multiple Compared to Its Peers

    Domino’s aggressive expansion strategy and higher same-store sales growth and margins allowed the company to trade at a higher multiple than its peers.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Investors Are Optimistic before Domino’s 2Q17 Earnings

    Domino’s will announce its 2Q17 earnings before the market opens on July 25. In 1Q17, Domino’s posted adjusted EPS of $1.26 on revenues of $624.2 million.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Papa John’s Valuation Multiple Compared to Its Peers

    As of June 20, 2017, Papa John’s was trading at a forward PE multiple of 24.8x—compared to 27.3x before the announcement of its 1Q17 earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Papa John’s Stock Is Struggling in 2017

    Although Papa John’s (PZZA) 1Q17 earnings were better than expected, its stock is falling. As of June 20, 2017, Papa John’s was trading at $75.12.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Domino’s Pizza’s Valuation Multiple Compares to Its Peers

    Domino’s better-than-expected SSSG and earnings in 1Q17 appear to have increased investor confidence, leading to rises in DPZ stock and its PE multiple.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Analysts Optimistic about Domino’s Earnings in Next 4 Quarters

    For the next four quarters, analysts are expecting Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) to post EPS (earnings per share) of $5.60, which represents a rise of 19.7%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Papa John’s Valuation Multiple Compares with Its Peers

    For the next four quarters, Wall Street analysts expect Papa John’s to post EPS growth of 11.7%, which could have been factored into Papa John’s current stock price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Papa John’s EBIT Margin Declined in 1Q17

    In 1Q17, Papa John’s (PZZA) posted EBIT of $43.7 million, which translates to an EBIT margin of 9.7%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Domino’s Valuation Multiple Compares to Peers’

    Since the announcement of 4Q16 earnings on February 28, 2017, Domino’s forward PE multiple has fallen from 36.2x to 32.3x.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Did DPZ’s Valuation Multiple Fall after Its 4Q16 Earnings?

    Despite the rise in its stock price after its strong 4Q16 earnings release, DPZ’s PE multiple has declined.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Domino’s Pizza’s EBIT Margin Expanded in 4Q16

    Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted EBIT of $150.7 million for 4Q16, which represents an EBIT margin of 18.4% compared to 17.4% in 4Q15.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    DPZ’s 4Q16 Revenues Beat Analyst Estimates by $38 Million

    In 4Q16, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted revenues of $819.4 million, which represents 10.6% growth from its revenues of $741 million in 4Q15.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    This Actually Drove Papa John’s 4Q16 Earnings

    Papa John’s posted an EPS of $0.88 in 4Q16. Removing special items, the adjusted EPS stood at $0.69.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Understanding Papa John’s Efforts to Expand

    By the end of 4Q16, Papa John’s was operating 5,097 restaurants, with 744 company-owned restaurants and 4,353 franchised.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Impacts Domino’s Price Targets?

    As of February 17, 2017, analysts expect Domino’s stock price to touch $175.4 in the next 12 months—a fall of 6.7% from its current stock price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Domino’s Dividend Policy Is Important

    In 2016, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) paid dividends of $1.52—growth of 22.5% from $1.24 in 2015. In 2017, analysts expect its dividends to rise 7.9% to $1.64.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Yum! Brands’ 4Q16 Revenue: What Analysts Expect

    Yum! Brands (YUM) earns its revenue from company-owned restaurants and franchised restaurants.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Yum! Brands: Why Investors Are Confident ahead of Q4 Earnings

    YUM will be reporting its earnings for the first time after spinning off its China operations on November 1, 2016.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove Domino’s and Papa John’s Same-Store Sales in 3Q16?

    Same-store sales growth SSSG (same-store sales growth), which is expressed as a percentage, is a measure of revenue growth in existing stores over a certain period. SSSG is driven by ticket size and traffic. It’s an important metric for investors to monitor, as it increases a company’s revenue without increasing capital investment, and it’s a […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Other Factors That Affect Restaurant Stock Prices

    Robust growth in the restaurant industry has led to high expectations from investors. These expectations have, in turn, led to rich valuations in the sector.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    How Is Yum! Brands Expanding Its Business?

    By the end of 3Q16, Yum! Brands (YUM) operated 43,085 restaurants. It added 475 new units in the quarter, taking the total to 1,150 new restaurants in fiscal 2016.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Same-Store Sales Growth for Yum! Brands’ China Division in 3Q16

    For 3Q16, Yum! Brands (YUM) posted systemwide SSSG of 1% against analysts’ estimate of 2.2%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Yum! Brands Raises Its Dividend for 3Q16

    On September 26, 2016, Yum! Brands’ (YUM) board announced that it would pay a dividend of $0.51 in 3Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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