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Richard J. Allison Jr.  has only been CEO of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) - Get Domino's Pizza Inc Report  for two weeks, but he's about to oversee what is expected to be a robust quarterly earnings report.

The No.1 pizza company reports second-quarter earnings before the bell on Thursday, July 19.  It's expected to post earnings per share of $1.74 on sales of $786.3 million, based on a FactSet survey of 20 analysts. 

The stock has risen 12.5% since the company last reported earnings on Apr. 26 -- 20% if you count from the day before the report. At the time TheStreet.Com's Jim Cramer said the company might have had the best earnings report of the season.

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Among the high points for the current quarter, according to analysts, are solid growth in delivery channel and carryout business, and strong top-line drivers, which include a clear and consistent value message and management's efforts to improve convenience. 

Not to be discounted is the effect from competitor Papa John's International Inc. (PZZA) - Get Papa John's International Inc. Report , which been rocked by the resignation of founder John Schnatter as board chairman, following his admission that he used the N-word during a media training session. 

"We anticipate PZZA will relinquish additional market share following last week's departure of founder and Chairman John Schnatter," wrote Maxim Group analyst Stephen Anderson in a note on Tuesday, July 17. 

Allison does appear to have excellent timing. Here's his report card from TheStreet.

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