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 price target was 65, which equates to a potential downside of -8.35 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of DLTR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 22.54 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, 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. Currently the stock is 8.06 percent higher than its 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 market cap of DLTR is $16.71 billion. DLTR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.