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Dollar Tree PE Ratio

: 25.38 (As of Today)
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The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). As of today (2022-08-13), Dollar Tree's share price is $166.76. Dollar Tree's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $6.57. Therefore, Dollar Tree's PE Ratio for today is 25.38.


The historical rank and industry rank for Dollar Tree's PE Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

DLTR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.94   Med: 21.59   Max: 68.03
Current: 25.38


During the past 13 years, the highest PE Ratio of Dollar Tree was 68.03. The lowest was 10.94. And the median was 21.59.


DLTR's PE Ratio is ranked worse than
69.26% of 231 companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry
Industry Median: 16.44 vs DLTR: 25.38

Dollar Tree's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $2.37. Its Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $6.57.

As of today (2022-08-13), Dollar Tree's share price is $166.76. Dollar Tree's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $6.57. Therefore, Dollar Tree's PE Ratio without NRI for today is 25.38.

During the past 13 years, Dollar Tree's highest PE Ratio without NRI was 68.03. The lowest was 10.94. And the median was 21.59.

Dollar Tree's EPS without NRI for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $2.37. Its EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $6.57.

During the past 12 months, Dollar Tree's average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 5.60% per year.

During the past 13 years, Dollar Tree's highest 3-Year average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 45.30% per year. The lowest was -22.20% per year. And the median was 14.50% per year.

Dollar Tree's EPS (Basic) for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $2.38. Its EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $6.60.


Dollar Tree PE Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Dollar Tree's PE Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Dollar Tree Annual Data
Trend Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22
PE Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.95 At Loss 25.09 17.99 22.62

Dollar Tree Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
PE Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 18.47 15.71 18.20 22.62 24.73

Competitive Comparison

For the Discount Stores subindustry, Dollar Tree's PE Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PE Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Dollar Tree PE Ratio Distribution

For the Retail - Defensive industry and Consumer Defensive sector, Dollar Tree's PE Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Dollar Tree's PE Ratio falls into.



Dollar Tree PE Ratio Calculation

The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). It is the most widely used ratio in the valuation of stocks.

Dollar Tree's PE Ratio for today is calculated as

PE Ratio=Share Price/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=166.76/6.570
=25.38

Dollar Tree's Share Price of today is $166.76.
Dollar Tree's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $6.57.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:


There are at least three kinds of PE Ratios used by different investors. They are Trailing Twelve Month PE Ratio or PE Ratio (TTM), Forward PE Ratio, or PE Ratio without NRI. A new PE Ratio based on inflation-adjusted normalized PE Ratio is called Shiller PE Ratio, after Yale professor Robert Shiller.

In the calculation of PE Ratio, the earnings per share used are the earnings per share over the past 12 months. For Forward PE Ratio, the earnings are the expected earnings for the next twelve months. In the case of PE Ratio without NRI, the reported earnings less the non-recurring items are used.

For Shiller PE Ratio, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, Shiller PE Ratio is also called PE10.


Dollar Tree  (NAS:DLTR) PE Ratio Explanation

The PE Ratio can be viewed as the number of years it takes for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. For example, if a company earns $2 a share per year, and the stock is traded at $30, the PE Ratio is 15. Therefore it takes 15 years for the company to earn back the $30 you paid for its stock, assuming the earnings stays constant over the next 15 years.

In real business, earnings never stay constant. If a company can grow its earnings, it takes fewer years for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. If a company's earnings decline it takes more years. As a shareholder, you want the company to earn back the price you pay as soon as possible. Therefore, lower P/E stocks are more attractive than higher P/E stocks so long as the PE Ratio is positive. Also for stocks with the same PE Ratio, the one with faster growth business is more attractive.

If a company loses money, the PE Ratio becomes meaningless.

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a PE Ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a PE Ratio of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a PE Ratio of 10.

Because the PE Ratio measures how long it takes to earn back the price you pay, the PE Ratio can be applied to the stocks across different industries. That is why it is the one of the most important and widely used indicators for the valuation of stocks.

Similar to the PE Ratio without NRI or PS Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PE Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

Investors need to be aware that the PE Ratio can be misleading a lot of times, especially when the underlying business is cyclical and unpredictable. As Peter Lynch pointed out, cyclical businesses have higher profit margins at the peaks of the business cycles. Their earnings are high and PE Ratios are artificially low. It is usually a bad idea to buy a cyclical business when the PE Ratio is low. A better ratio to identify the time to buy a cyclical businesses is the PS Ratio .

PE Ratio can also be affected by non-recurring-items such as the sale of part of businesses. This may increase for the current year or quarter dramatically. But it cannot be repeated over and over. Therefore PE Ratio without NRI is a more accurate indication of valuation than PE Ratio.


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Dollar Tree Business Description

Dollar Tree logo
Address
500 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA, USA, 23320
Dollar Tree operates discount stores in the U.S. and Canada, including over 7,800 shops under both its namesake and Family Dollar units (nearly 15,700 in total). The eponymous chain features branded and private-label goods, generally at a $1.25 price. Nearly 50% of Dollar Tree stores' fiscal 2020 sales came from consumables (including food, health and beauty, and household paper and cleaning products), just over 45% from variety items (including toys and housewares), and 5% from seasonal goods. Family Dollar features branded and private-label goods at prices generally ranging from $1 to $10, with over 76% of fiscal 2020 sales from consumables, 9% from seasonal/electronic items (including prepaid phones and toys), 9% from home products, and 6% from apparel and accessories.
Executives
Flanigan John W officer: Chief Supply Chain Officer 100 MISSION RIDGE GOODLETTSVILLE TN 37072
Gatta Lawrence J. Jr. officer: Chief Merchandising Officer FD C/O LONGS DRUG STORES CORPORATION 141 NORTH CIVIC DRIVE WALNUT CREEK CA 94596
Mantle Ridge Lp other: Director by deputization 712 FIFTH AVENUE, SUITE 17F NEW YORK NY 10019
Kelly Edward J Iii director CIT GROUP INC ONE CIT DRIVE LIVINGSTON NJ 07039
Hilal Paul C director MANTLE RIDGE, L.P. 712 FIFTH AVENUE, SUITE 17F NEW YORK NY 10019
Mr Cobalt Advisor Llc other: Director by deputization 712 FIFTH AVENUE, 17TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10019
Scott Bertram L director C/O BECTON DICKERSON & CO 1 BECTON DR FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Heinrich Daniel J director CLOROX CO 1221 BROADWAY OAKLAND CA 94612
Laschinger Mary A director 400 ATLANTIC STREET STAMFORD CT 06921
Grise Cheryl W director NORTHEAST UTILITIES 107 SELDEN STREET BERLIN CT 06037
Dreiling Richard W director, other: Executive Chairman C/O SAFEWAY INC 5918 STONERIDGE MALL ROAD PLEASANTON CA 94588
Hulett Jennifer officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 1500 SOLANA BLVD. SUITE 3400 WESTLAKE TX 76262
Alasdair James officer: EVP Merch and Supply Chain 100 PIER 1 PLACE FORT WORTH TX 76102
Park Winifred director 1 EXPRESS DRIVE COLUMBUS OH 43230
Lech Michael officer: Chief Logistics Officer 500 VOLVO PARKWAY CHESAPEAKE VA 23320

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