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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
DLTR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. DLTR: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.76 Max: 6.17
Current: 0.11
0.05
6.17
Equity to Asset 0.17
DLTR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. DLTR: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.77
Interest Coverage 12.99
DLTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. DLTR: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 11.29  Med: 29.15 Max: 328.61
Current: 12.99
11.29
328.61
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.06
M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
9.18%
20.60%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.86
DLTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. DLTR: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.79  Med: 11.11 Max: 13.07
Current: 11.86
7.79
13.07
Net-margin (%) 6.04
DLTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. DLTR: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.74  Med: 6.70 Max: 8.38
Current: 6.04
4.74
8.38
ROE (%) 33.13
DLTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. DLTR: 33.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.89  Med: 27.51 Max: 50.18
Current: 33.13
14.89
50.18
ROA (%) 11.10
DLTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. DLTR: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.69  Med: 17.01 Max: 26.87
Current: 11.1
9.69
26.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.76
DLTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.82 vs. DLTR: 34.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 27.93  Med: 62.48 Max: 222.18
Current: 34.76
27.93
222.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
DLTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. DLTR: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 15  Med: 17.10 Max: 47.5
Current: 15
15
47.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.60
DLTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. DLTR: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 9.6  Med: 17.20 Max: 49.4
Current: 15.6
9.6
49.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
DLTR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. DLTR: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5.6  Med: 16.60 Max: 50
Current: 12.9
5.6
50
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

DLTR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 5,495,555 sh (New)
George Soros 281,537 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 100,300 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 1,270,735 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,888 sh (+462.71%)
Steven Cohen 1,911,800 sh (+310.79%)
Chuck Royce 48,140 sh (+101.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 925,884 sh (+27.39%)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (+20.00%)
Chuck Akre 3,484,598 sh (+0.06%)
Pioneer Investments 258,559 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Keeley 87,860 sh (-8.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 13,368 sh (-86.75%)
Jim Simons 44,000 sh (-96.63%)
RS Investment Management 8,142 sh (-99.34%)
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Q4 2014

DLTR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 168,777 sh (New)
John Burbank 53,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 21,950 sh (+64.20%)
Andreas Halvorsen 7,191,419 sh (+30.86%)
Jim Simons 53,300 sh (+21.14%)
RS Investment Management 9,742 sh (+19.65%)
Pioneer Investments 289,670 sh (+12.03%)
Chuck Akre 3,499,138 sh (+0.42%)
Paul Singer 460,900 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
John Keeley 87,790 sh (-0.08%)
Chuck Royce 47,090 sh (-2.18%)
George Soros 198,243 sh (-29.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 479,477 sh (-48.21%)
Steven Cohen 731,300 sh (-61.75%)
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Q1 2015

DLTR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Alan Fournier 840,351 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 3,280 sh (New)
John Burbank 1,020,995 sh (+1826.41%)
RS Investment Management 95,292 sh (+878.16%)
Steven Cohen 2,045,488 sh (+179.71%)
Louis Moore Bacon 375,567 sh (+122.52%)
Chuck Akre 3,542,298 sh (+1.23%)
Pioneer Investments 289,881 sh (+0.07%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund 98,700 sh (-1.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 471,711 sh (-1.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 20,042 sh (-8.69%)
Chuck Royce 33,700 sh (-28.43%)
John Keeley 36,330 sh (-58.62%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,198,457 sh (-83.33%)
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Q2 2015

DLTR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 1,066,230 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 125,000 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 1,743,598 sh (+107.48%)
RS Investment Management 155,871 sh (+63.57%)
RS Investment Management 155,871 sh (+63.57%)
Chuck Akre 3,551,446 sh (+0.26%)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 286,929 sh (-1.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 19,742 sh (-1.50%)
John Keeley 35,380 sh (-2.61%)
Chuck Royce 30,500 sh (-9.50%)
Joel Greenblatt 384,722 sh (-18.44%)
Steven Cohen 1,076,619 sh (-47.37%)
John Burbank 462,916 sh (-54.66%)
Louis Moore Bacon 16,067 sh (-95.72%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.13
DLTR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. DLTR: 27.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.45  Med: 17.53 Max: 32.27
Current: 27.13
10.45
32.27
Forward P/E 20.49
DLTR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. DLTR: 20.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.90
DLTR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
66% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.90 vs. DLTR: 29.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.3  Med: 17.56 Max: 32.25
Current: 29.9
10.3
32.25
P/B 7.65
DLTR's P/B is ranked lower than
96% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. DLTR: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DLTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.02  Med: 3.87 Max: 13
Current: 7.65
2.02
13
P/S 1.64
DLTR's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. DLTR: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DLTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.64
0.5
2.02
PFCF 26.80
DLTR's PFCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. DLTR: 26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DLTR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.18  Med: 20.24 Max: 65.87
Current: 26.8
10.18
65.87
POCF 16.80
DLTR's POCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.22 vs. DLTR: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DLTR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.66  Med: 11.23 Max: 19.97
Current: 16.8
5.66
19.97
EV-to-EBIT 20.48
DLTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. DLTR: 20.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DLTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7  Med: 11.00 Max: 23.2
Current: 20.48
6.7
23.2
PEG 1.53
DLTR's PEG is ranked higher than
66% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. DLTR: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
DLTR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.53
0.58
2.05
Shiller P/E 30.32
DLTR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.91 vs. DLTR: 30.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.16  Med: 24.96 Max: 42.77
Current: 30.32
12.16
42.77
Current Ratio 9.20
DLTR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. DLTR: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.41 Max: 9.2
Current: 9.2
1.27
9.2
Quick Ratio 8.12
DLTR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. DLTR: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.70 Max: 8.12
Current: 8.12
0.12
8.12
Days Inventory 71.32
DLTR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 38.45 vs. DLTR: 71.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 59.02  Med: 73.32 Max: 103.43
Current: 71.32
59.02
103.43

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 42.47
DLTR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. DLTR: 42.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.16  Med: 18.30 Max: 865.29
Current: 42.47
6.16
865.29
Price/Tangible Book 8.41
DLTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. DLTR: 8.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.42  Med: 5.70 Max: 31.68
Current: 8.41
2.42
31.68
Price/Projected FCF 1.78
DLTR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. DLTR: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.55 Max: 5.8
Current: 1.78
0.96
5.8
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.05
DLTR's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
68% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. DLTR: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.58
DLTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. DLTR: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.31 Max: 3.09
Current: 1.58
0.61
3.09
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.49
DLTR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. DLTR: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.49
0.61
1.81
Price/Graham Number 3.18
DLTR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. DLTR: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.21  Med: 2.15 Max: 7.45
Current: 3.18
1.21
7.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.91
DLTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. DLTR: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 9.10 Max: 14.9
Current: 4.91
4.3
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.89
DLTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. DLTR: 20.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DLTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 13.2  Med: 19.95 Max: 28.2
Current: 20.89
13.2
28.2

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 15,662 21,409 22,779
EPS($) 3.40 4.14 5.38
EPS without NRI($) 3.40 4.14 5.38

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
Compare:WMT, WMMVY, DG, FDO, COST » details
Traded in other countries:DLTR.Mexico, DT3.Germany,
Dollar Tree Stores Inc is a operator of discount variety stores offering merchandise at the fixed price of $1.00. At January 31, 2015, the Company operated 5,367 discount variety retail stores. The Company's stores operate under the names of Dollar Tree, Deals, Dollar Tree Deals, Dollar Tree Canada, Dollar Giant and Dollar Bills. In 5,148 of these stores, it sells substantially all items for $1.00 or less in the United States and $1.25(CAD) or less in Canada. In substantially all of the remaining stores, operating as Deals or Dollar Tree Deals, it sells items for $1.00 or less but also sells items for more than $1.00. At January 29, 2011, the Company operated 4,101 stores in the United States and Canada. At January 31, 2015, it operated 5,157 stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia, as well as 210 stores in Canada.
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