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.

Several price targets were given for DLTR by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 101, implying potential capital gains of 42.41 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 65, implying potential capital losses of -8.35 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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, 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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. 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.