Dollar Tree Inc

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DLTR : NASDAQ : Services
$79.41 up 1.84 | 2.37%
Today's Range: 77.025 - 81.24
Avg. Daily Volume: 2612700.0
02/24/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


DOLLAR TREE INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 21.86% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)5001.64945.3
EBITDA ($mil)500.0511.4
EBIT ($mil)342.4299.5
Net Income ($mil)171.681.9


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)737.81110.9
Total Assets ($mil)16195.016699.0
Total Debt ($mil)7083.88343.5
Equity ($mil)5047.74142.2


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.5533.63
EBITDA Margin9.9910.34
Operating Margin6.856.06
Sales Turnover1.260.76
Return on Assets4.961.55
Return on Equity15.916.27
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.032.14
Debt/Capital0.580.67
Interest Expense82.998.4
Interest Coverage4.133.04


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)236.0234.8
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.720.35
Book value / share21.3917.64
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2863970.02891569.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 16.72 for the Multiline Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.65 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.63. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DOLLAR TREE INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DLTR 23.01 Peers 16.72   DLTR 12.35 Peers 8.80

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

DLTR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

DLTR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DLTR 17.33 Peers 19.71   DLTR 0.12 Peers 1.07

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

DLTR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

DLTR trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
DLTR 3.65 Peers 3.63   DLTR 175.60 Peers 32.43

Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

DLTR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

DLTR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DLTR 0.90 Peers 0.67   DLTR 62.18 Peers 11.92

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

DLTR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

DLTR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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