Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They currently have a $100.00 target price on the stock. Barclays PLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 1.65% from the company’s previous close.

DLTR has been the topic of a number of other reports. Cleveland Research raised shares of Dollar Tree from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Dollar Tree from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. dropped coverage on shares of Dollar Tree in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $92.00 price target on shares of Dollar Tree and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $85.00 target price on shares of Dollar Tree in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Dollar Tree presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $98.88.

Shares of Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) opened at $98.38 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $23,000.00, a P/E ratio of 22.83, a PEG ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 0.59. Dollar Tree has a 52 week low of $65.63 and a 52 week high of $100.74. The company has a quick ratio of 0.43, a current ratio of 1.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91.

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $5.32 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.28 billion. Dollar Tree had a net margin of 4.63% and a return on equity of 18.04%. The business’s revenue was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.72 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Dollar Tree will post 4.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Dollar Tree news, insider Gary M. Philbin sold 2,795 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.50, for a total transaction of $236,177.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 34,532 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,917,954. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider David A. Jacobs sold 9,192 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.80, for a total transaction of $917,361.60. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 13,199 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,317,260.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 260,641 shares of company stock valued at $23,726,199 in the last quarter. 4.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Dollar Tree by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 1,924 shares of the company’s stock valued at $135,000 after buying an additional 12 shares in the last quarter. Ironwood Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Dollar Tree by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Ironwood Investment Management LLC now owns 4,468 shares of the company’s stock valued at $312,000 after buying an additional 31 shares in the last quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Dollar Tree by 2.0% in the 2nd quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 1,877 shares of the company’s stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 36 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its holdings in shares of Dollar Tree by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 17,584 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,229,000 after buying an additional 73 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eads & Heald Investment Counsel boosted its holdings in shares of Dollar Tree by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Eads & Heald Investment Counsel now owns 7,822 shares of the company’s stock valued at $547,000 after buying an additional 120 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.81% of the company’s stock.

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Dollar Tree Company Profile

Dollar Tree, Inc is an operator of discount variety stores. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 14,334 stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia, and five Canadian provinces. Its segments include Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. The Dollar Tree segment is the operator of discount variety stores offering merchandise at a fixed price.

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