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After Domino’s Pizza, Inc.’s (NYSE:DPZ) earnings announcement in March 2019, it seems that analyst expectations are fairly bearish, as a 11% rise in profits is expected in the upcoming year, compared with the higher past 5-year average growth rate of 19%. By 2020, we can expect Domino’s Pizza’s bottom line to reach US$401m, a jump from the current trailing-twelve-month of US$362m. Below is a brief commentary around Domino’s Pizza’s earnings outlook going forward, which may give you a sense of market sentiment for the company. Investors wanting to learn more about other aspects of the company should research its fundamentals here.
Can we expect Domino’s Pizza to keep growing?
Over the next three years, it seems the consensus view of the 20 analysts covering DPZ is skewed towards the positive sentiment. Since forecasting becomes more difficult further into the future, broker analysts generally project out to around three years. To understand the overall trajectory of DPZ’s earnings growth over these next fews years, I’ve fitted a line through these analyst earnings forecast to determine an annual growth rate from the slope.
By 2022, DPZ’s earnings should reach US$494m, from current levels of US$362m, resulting in an annual growth rate of 10%. EPS reaches $12.81 in the final year of forecast compared to the current $8.65 EPS today. In 2022, DPZ’s profit margin will have expanded from 11% to 11%.
Future outlook is only one aspect when you’re building an investment case for a stock. For Domino’s Pizza, I’ve compiled three important factors you should further research:
- Financial Health: Does it have a healthy balance sheet? Take a look at our free balance sheet analysis with six simple checks on key factors like leverage and risk.
- Valuation: What is Domino’s Pizza worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether Domino’s Pizza is currently mispriced by the market.
- Other High-Growth Alternatives : Are there other high-growth stocks you could be holding instead of Domino’s Pizza? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large growth potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!
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