Analyst Ratings for Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. DLTR had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

14 analysts declared DLTR a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 3. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DLTR. The highest price target was 101, implying potential capital gains of 42.41 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 65, which equates to a potential downside of -8.35 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -2.79 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.33 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DLTR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 22.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DLTR has a PEG ratio of 0.86.

In the last 52-weeks, DLTR has achieved a high of 99.93 and a low of 65.63. Today's price is 8.06 percent above the 52-week low, and 29.03 percent below the high. DLTR has a P/E ratio of 19.46. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DLTR value stock report compares DLTR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.71 billion. DLTR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.