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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 1.14
DLTR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. DLTR: 1.14 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.17
Current: 1.14

0.3
6.17
Equity to Asset 0.50
DLTR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. DLTR: 0.50 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.5

0.42
0.77
Interest Coverage 12.99
DLTR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.24 vs. DLTR: 12.99 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 11.29   Max: 328.61
Current: 12.99

11.29
328.61
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 10.17
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
7.77%
37.52%
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.09
DLTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. DLTR: 12.09 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.79   Max: 13.07
Current: 12.09

7.79
13.07
Net-margin (%) 6.97
DLTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. DLTR: 6.97 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.74   Max: 8.38
Current: 6.97

4.74
8.38
ROE (%) 41.01
DLTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. DLTR: 41.01 )
DLTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.89   Max: 50.18
Current: 41.01

14.89
50.18
ROA (%) 18.95
DLTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. DLTR: 18.95 )
DLTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.69   Max: 26.87
Current: 18.95

9.69
26.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 66.40
DLTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.27 vs. DLTR: 66.40 )
DLTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 27.35   Max: 222.54
Current: 66.4

27.35
222.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
DLTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. DLTR: 15.00 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 15   Max: 47.5
Current: 15

15
47.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.60
DLTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. DLTR: 15.60 )
DLTR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 9.6   Max: 49.4
Current: 15.6

9.6
49.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
DLTR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. DLTR: 12.90 )
DLTR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 50
Current: 12.9

5.6
50
» DLTR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DLTR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Caxton Associates 180,022 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 350,356 sh (+2474.25%)
Jim Simons 1,005,199 sh (+2193.40%)
RS Investment Management 989,012 sh (+10.54%)
John Keeley 158,140 sh (+6.46%)
Chuck Akre 2,983,023 sh (+2.05%)
Steve Mandel 8,128,196 sh (unchged)
John Griffin Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 221,622 sh (-2.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 124,988 sh (-39.45%)
Steven Cohen 551,254 sh (-47.17%)
Chuck Royce 6,250 sh (-69.33%)
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Q2 2014

DLTR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 7,606 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 35,139 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,200 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 23,940 sh (+283.04%)
Joel Greenblatt 726,783 sh (+107.44%)
Jim Simons 1,305,230 sh (+29.85%)
RS Investment Management 1,227,528 sh (+24.12%)
Pioneer Investments 266,234 sh (+20.13%)
Chuck Akre 3,482,423 sh (+16.74%)
Steven Cohen 465,400 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 100,896 sh (-19.28%)
Caxton Associates 125,000 sh (-30.56%)
John Keeley 95,995 sh (-39.30%)
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Q3 2014

DLTR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 281,537 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 100,300 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 1,270,735 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 5,495,555 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)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates 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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.30
DLTR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. DLTR: 27.30 )
DLTR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.45   Max: 28.92
Current: 27.3

10.45
28.92
Forward P/E 22.47
DLTR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 26.11 vs. DLTR: 22.47 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.20
DLTR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. DLTR: 28.20 )
DLTR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.3   Max: 28.9
Current: 28.2

10.3
28.9
P/B 9.10
DLTR's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. DLTR: 9.10 )
DLTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 13
Current: 9.1

2.02
13
P/S 1.90
DLTR's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. DLTR: 1.90 )
DLTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.9

0.5
2.02
PFCF 27.20
DLTR's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 75.00 vs. DLTR: 27.20 )
DLTR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.18   Max: 75.69
Current: 27.2

10.18
75.69
POCF 18.30
DLTR's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. DLTR: 18.30 )
DLTR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.66   Max: 19.63
Current: 18.3

5.66
19.63
EV-to-EBIT 15.74
DLTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.54 vs. DLTR: 15.74 )
DLTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 16.6
Current: 15.74

6.7
16.6
PEG 1.45
DLTR's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DLTR: 1.45 )
DLTR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 2.05
Current: 1.45

0.58
2.05
Shiller P/E 34.80
DLTR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.55 vs. DLTR: 34.80 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.36   Max: 42.44
Current: 34.8

12.36
42.44
Current Ratio 2.31
DLTR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. DLTR: 2.31 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 3.47
Current: 2.31

1.38
3.47
Quick Ratio 1.11
DLTR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. DLTR: 1.11 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.11

0.17
1.74
Days Inventory 72.14
DLTR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 41.46 vs. DLTR: 72.14 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 59.02   Max: 103.43
Current: 72.14

59.02
103.43

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 10.10
DLTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. DLTR: 10.10 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.45   Max: 31.68
Current: 10.1

2.45
31.68
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
DLTR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. DLTR: 2.10 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 3.99
Current: 2.1

0.96
3.99
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
DLTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. DLTR: 1.90 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.75
Current: 1.9

0.62
2.75
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
DLTR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DLTR: 1.40 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.44
Current: 1.4

0.61
1.44
Price/Graham Number 3.50
DLTR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. DLTR: 3.50 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 5.25
Current: 3.5

1.28
5.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
DLTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. DLTR: 6.50 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6   Max: 14.9
Current: 6.5

6
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.99
DLTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. DLTR: 21.99 )
DLTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 13.2   Max: 28.2
Current: 21.99

13.2
28.2

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue(Mil) 9,382 10,190 10,681
EPS($) 3.52 4.05 4.19
EPS without NRI($) 3.52 4.05 4.19

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
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Traded in other countries:DT3.Germany, DLTR.Mexico,
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., was incorporated in 1986 in the state of Virginia. It operates as a discount variety store offering merchandise at the fixed price of $1.00. At February 1, 2014, it operated 4,992 discount variety retail stores. Its stores operate under the names of Dollar Tree, Deal$, Dollar Tree Deal$, Dollar Tree Canada, Dollar Giant and Dollar Bills. In 4,778 of these stores, it sells substantially all items for $1.00 or less in the United States and $1.25(CAD) or less in Canada. In substantially all of the remaining stores, operating as Deal$, it sells items for $1.00 or less but also sell items for more than $1.00. At January 30, 2010, it operated 3,806 stores in 48 states. At February 1, 2014, it operated 4,812 stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia, as well as 180 stores in Canada. The Company buys approximately 58% to 60% of its merchandise domestically and import the remaining 40% to 42%. Its domestic purchases include basic, seasonal, closeouts and promotional merchandise. It provides a wide selection of everyday basic products and it supplements these basic, everyday items with seasonal, closeout and promotional merchandise. The Company's merchandise mix consists of: consumable merchandise, which includes candy and food, health and beauty care, and everyday consumables such as paper and chemicals, and in select stores, frozen and refrigerated food; variety merchandise, which includes toys, durable housewares, gifts, party goods, greeting cards, softlines, and other items; and seasonal goods, which include, among others, Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween and Christmas merchandise. The Company's competitors include single-price dollar stores, multi-price dollar stores, mass merchandisers, discount retailers and variety retailers. The Company is the owner of several federal service mark registrations including "Dollar Tree," the "Dollar Tree" logo, the Dollar Tree logo with a "1", and "One Price...One Dollar.
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