Domino's Or Papa John's: Which Pizza Delivery Company Should You Own?
- Domino's delivered better earnings than Papa John's in the fourth quarter and full-year 2013.
- Domino's has negative book value, and yet the stock trades for nearly $80/share. This indicates the strength of its brand value, a factor confirmed by social media trends.
- Domino's plans to unveil 1,500 stores in near term, compared with 220-250 stores Papa John's plans to open this year and 1,200 over the next six years.
- For 2014, Domino's and Papa John's are expected to grow revenues at 5.3% and 6%, and report EPS of $2.84 and $1.68, respectively.
- Papa John's has reduced its share-count by over 25% in the last 5 years, while Domino's share-count has not changed much during the same period.