Dollar Tree Inc

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DLTR : NASDAQ : Services
$69.29 -1.6 | -2.3%
Today's Range: 68.66 - 70.6
Avg. Daily Volume: 3063100.0
07/24/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


DOLLAR TREE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 20.11% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)5287.15085.8
EBITDA ($mil)593.6581.0
EBIT ($mil)439.7418.7
Net Income ($mil)200.5232.6


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1158.9933.7
Total Assets ($mil)15994.716060.9
Total Debt ($mil)6297.67330.3
Equity ($mil)5609.04669.6


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin33.6933.76
EBITDA Margin11.2211.42
Operating Margin8.328.23
Sales Turnover1.311.15
Return on Assets5.42.77
Return on Equity15.49.54
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.912.04
Debt/Capital0.530.61
Interest Expense74.787.3
Interest Coverage5.894.8


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)236.7235.6
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.850.98
Book value / share23.719.82
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3049495.02847548.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 15.67 for the Multiline Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.99 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.47. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, DOLLAR TREE INC seems to be trading 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 19.39 Peers 15.67   DLTR 9.33 Peers 7.65

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

DLTR is trading at a 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 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 14.15 Peers 14.17   DLTR 1.11 Peers 3.72

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

DLTR is trading at a premium to 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 2.99 Peers 3.47   DLTR 98.36 Peers 9.78

Discount. 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 discount to 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 0.80 Peers 0.63   DLTR 13.65 Peers 2.26

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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