DLTR - Dollar Tree Inc.

DLTR valuation $14.62 billion

Stock Price

Change: ↑ 0.92 (1.3109%)
Last Update: 2015-01-30T16:15:34-05:00
Shares Outstanding: 205,654,319
Industry: Retail - Defensive

Dollar Tree, Inc. is a chain of stores in America, which offers discounted products to its customers. It has 9 distribution centers which support the company’s nationwide logistics. The company keeps a variety of products, which it sells for just $1. It also operates under the name Deal$.

Each store consists of various departments like, toys, health and beauty, houseware, décor, cleaning supplies, gifts, and food, etc. The company is also available online, having re-launched its website after redesigning it in 2009. The company also allows bulk buying of merchandise from its stores.

Dollar Tree was formed in 1953, by Dominique Alex, who came up with the idea of selling goods for just a dollar. The company was initially given the name of Ben Franklin and then later K&K 5&10, until it was given the name Dollar tree.

In 1991, the company started focusing on growing $1 stores and sold K&K to KB Toys. It became public in 1995, and launched its first IPO in the same year, thus becoming part of NASDAQ 100 index. The following year, Dollar Tree acquired another chain of stores based in Chicago, called Dollar Bill$.

After this the company acquired a few other firms, it built various distribution centers in Portland, Stockton, Georgia, and Pennsylvania. By 2008, the company had become huge enough for it to obtain a place among the Fortune 500 companies. In 2012, the company expanded its operation in Canada, by acquiring 86 stores of “Dollar Giant,” one of the biggest chains in Canada.

Stock Price Data

Open: 70.05 Previous Close: 70.18
High: 72.13 Low: 69.77
Bid: 70.66 Ask: 71.00

Bid Size: 100 Ask Size: 100
Raw Bid Size: 1 Raw Ask Size: 1
Trade Volume: 45915 Share Volume: 6114396
Last Trade Date: 2015-01-30 Last Trade Time: 16:15:01-05:00
Vwap: 71.1312234 EPS: 2.89

Fundamental Data

PE ratio: 24.70 PB ratio: 9.222
Beta: 0.274694

52 Week High: 72.59 52 Week Low: 49.5925
52 Week High Vwap: 71.8779 52 Week Low Vwap: 34.9836
52 Week High Volume: 36322351 52 Week Low Volume: 559851
52 Week Avg Volume: 2621898
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