Ann Arbor / MG. (dp) Domino’s Pizza Inc., the largest pizza company in the world, announced results for the third quarter. Global retail sales increased 10.0 percent in the third quarter, or 8.5 percent excluding foreign currency impact. U.S. same store sales decreased 1.9 percent during the quarter versus the year-ago period. The international business posted strong results, with same store sales growth of 8.8 percent during the quarter. The third quarter marked the 111th consecutive quarter of international same store sales growth. The Company had third quarter global net store growth of 323 stores, comprised of 45 net U.S. store openings and 278 net international store openings. Diluted EPS for the third quarter was USD 3.24, an increase of 30.1 percent over the prior year quarter.
Subsequent to the end of the third quarter of 2021, on October 12, 2021, the Company’s Board of Directors declared a USD 0.94 per share quarterly dividend on its outstanding common stock for shareholders of record as of December 15, 2021 to be paid on December 30, 2021.
«We are pleased with our results this quarter, with robust store and sales increases internationally, while rolling over our highest quarter of 2020 in the U.S. On a two-year basis, our U.S. same store sales were up 15.6 percent over the 2019 baseline, with our international same store sales up 15.0 percent during that time, marking significant growth in our brand,» said Ritch Allison, Domino’s Chief Executive Officer. «We are proud of our franchisees who continue to focus on providing great products at a great value to our customers around the world.»
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