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.

DLTR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 101, implying a possible profit of 42.41 percent. The minimum price target given was 65, implying a possible loss of -8.35 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of DLTR to grow at a rate of 22.54 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DLTR has a PEG ratio of 0.86.

DLTR has a 52-week high of 99.93 and a 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.