It was another nice week of pizza stock trading and largely lower commodity prices last week, almost an exact replay of the previous week's financial stats.
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The nice uptick in stock market prices for most brands two weeks ago was all but erased last week in trading of some of the major pizza stocks.
With prices falling on many essentials, it was a fairly good week for pizza brands ... unless your name is Papa John's.
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Domino's stock price soared last week while Papa John's took a significant hit. But there was good news for both brands in the largely lower commodity prices on most critical supplies, including that increasingly important delivery-enabling commodity, auto fuel.
Aside from Domino's, which jumped in value, most pizza restaurateurs had little to celebrate last week in either trading of their own brands or prices paid on the commodities market.
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It was a relatively uneventful week in commodity and pizza stock trading with only moderate gains or losses on either front, suggesting that a lot of traders like to build summer vacations around the long Independence Day holiday, too.
It was a good trading week for all but one pizza brand, while all pizza operators got a break last week on cheese and gas prices.
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There was good and bad news on the pizza-maker's trading tally sheet this week, as most stocks saw a bump in value. Prices for essential commodities, however, got a shot of adrenaline.
The week before Easter found pizza operators with little to celebrate as stock values for the four brands monitored by this site continued their downward trend and there was little in the way of relief from the prices being paid for commodities.
In last week's heavy trading, pizza stocks and pizza commodities were all headed in different directions as far as overall value is concerned.
The overall production tab for pizza restaurateurs took a hit last week in commodities trading when just about every basic need in the pizza-making and delivery process increased over the course of the week.