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Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 19331. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Dollar Tree, Inc. is 80.81 (with a change from open of -0.57%), this in conjunction with a target price of 94.75. Volume today has so far reached 708431, with an average volume of about 2285.08. The GAP for this stock, is 0.21%.

The P/E ratio is 26.93, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.86. The current EPS for Dollar Tree, Inc., is 3.01, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -56.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 5.02%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Dollar Tree, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 20.01% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 19.07%. Quarter over quarter is 257.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 65.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -4.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 21.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 1.80% and institutional ownership is 96.40%. Shares outstanding is 238.36, while shares float is at a value of 226.51. Float short for Dollar Tree, Inc. is 3.38% and the short ratio is 3.35.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.5, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.53. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 30.00% and their operating margin is 7.20%. The profit margin is 3.50%.

Dollar Tree, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 4.40%, and on investment, 7.40%. Return on equity is 15.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.41. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.95, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.93 and Price/cash is 17.62, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 18.78.

The simple moving averages are -11.86% and -3.86% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -19.13% and the 52 week low is 33.99%.

Dollar Tree, Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 80.81. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Discount, Variety Stores, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Dollar Tree, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Discount, Variety Stores industry means that Dollar Tree, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.65%, with performance for the month coming to -15.07%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -11.44%, and for the half year the performance is 19.56%. Volatility for this week is 1.91% and for the month this is 1.82%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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