Head-To-Head Survey: Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) and HF Foods Group (NYSE:HFFG)

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) and HF Foods Group (NASDAQ:HFFG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

Domino’s Pizza pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. HF Foods Group does not pay a dividend. Domino’s Pizza pays out 30.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Domino’s Pizza has increased its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Domino’s Pizza and HF Foods Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Domino’s Pizza 10.83% -12.81% 36.74%
HF Foods Group 2.25% 18.91% 7.62%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Domino’s Pizza and HF Foods Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Domino’s Pizza 1 6 17 0 2.67
HF Foods Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Domino’s Pizza presently has a consensus price target of $288.04, indicating a potential upside of 16.32%. Given Domino’s Pizza’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Domino’s Pizza is more favorable than HF Foods Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.0% of Domino’s Pizza shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.4% of HF Foods Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Domino’s Pizza shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 30.3% of HF Foods Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Domino’s Pizza has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HF Foods Group has a beta of 2.2, meaning that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Domino’s Pizza and HF Foods Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Domino’s Pizza $3.43 billion 2.97 $361.97 million $8.42 29.41
HF Foods Group $291.01 million 1.37 $6.35 million N/A N/A

Domino’s Pizza has higher revenue and earnings than HF Foods Group.

Summary

Domino’s Pizza beats HF Foods Group on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Domino’s Pizza Company Profile

Domino's Pizza, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery company in the United States and internationally. It operates in 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 March 22, 2019, it operated through approximately 15,900 stores in 85 markets. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

HF Foods Group Company Profile

HF Foods Group Inc. markets and distributes fresh produces, frozen and dry food products, and non-food products primarily to Asian/Chinese restaurants and other food service customers in the Southeast region of the United States. It also offers design and printing, and trucking services, as well as Chinese herb supplements. In addition, the company operates as a real estate holding company. HF Foods Group Inc. is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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