Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has a beta of 0.78, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 27.90, and a growth ratio of 2.67. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 66.06, with weekly volatility at 2.58% and ATR at 2.96. The DLTR stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $60.20 and a $114.32 high. Its shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 2.55% on 12/16/20. The shares fell to a low of $109.39 before closing at $112.85. Intraday shares traded counted 3.16 million, which was -58.68% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 1.99M. DLTR’s previous close was $110.04 while the outstanding shares total 236.80M.
Investors have identified the Discount Stores company Dollar Tree Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $26.97 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For DLTR, the company has in raw cash 1.12 billion on their books with 300.0 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on a decline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 5.17 billion total, with 4.04 billion as their total liabilities.
DLTR were able to record 1.03 billion as free cash flow during the Q3 2020 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 579.2 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 1.73 billion as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the Q3 2020 quarter of the year, Dollar Tree Inc. recorded a total of 6.18 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 6.97% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the Q3 2020 quarter reducing by -1.63%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 4.25 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 1.92 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 236.80M with the recently reported earning now reading 1.39 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their Q3 2020 (1.39 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 6.16 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on DLTR sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of DLTR attractive?
In related news, Director, Lewis Lemuel E bought 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Dec 08. The purchase was performed at an average price of 110.00, for a total value of 110,000. As the purchase deal closes, the Director, Lewis Lemuel E now bought 1,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 112,000. Also, President and CEO, Witynski Michael A. sold 12,381 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Dec 04. The shares were cost at an average price of 112.62 per share, with a total market value of 1,394,368. Following this completion of disposal, the Director, SAUNDERS THOMAS A now holds 18,434 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 2,080,743. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.10%.
13 out of 25 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 10 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Dollar Tree Inc.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the DLTR stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $121.00.