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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for DLTR. The highest price target was 101, implying a possible profit of 42.41 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.79 percent. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of DLTR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 22.54 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of DLTR is 0.86.

DLTR has a 52-week high of 99.93 and a 52-week low of 65.63. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.06 percent, and 29.03 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of DLTR is $16.71 billion. DLTR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.