Akre Capital Management Lowers stake in Dollar Tree (DLTR)

Dollar Tree (DLTR) : Akre Capital Management reduced its stake in Dollar Tree by 0.04% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 4,186,745 shares of Dollar Tree which is valued at $403,099,809 after selling 1,831 shares in Dollar Tree , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016.Dollar Tree makes up approximately 7.61% of Akre Capital Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Thrax Management added DLTR to its portfolio by purchasing 9,055 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $871,815. Dollar Tree makes up approx 0.25% of Thrax Management’s portfolio. Tredje Ap-fonden added DLTR to its portfolio by purchasing 1,270 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $122,276. Dollar Tree makes up approx 0.01% of Tredje Ap-fonden’s portfolio.Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta… boosted its stake in DLTR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 200 additional shares and now holds a total of 67,400 shares of Dollar Tree which is valued at $6,522,298. Dollar Tree makes up approx 0.08% of Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta…’s portfolio.Mizuho Trust Banking Ltd. boosted its stake in DLTR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 25,849 additional shares and now holds a total of 369,806 shares of Dollar Tree which is valued at $35,786,127. Dollar Tree makes up approx 0.11% of Mizuho Trust Banking Ltd.’s portfolio.

Dollar Tree opened for trading at $85.75 and hit $86.32 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $85.53, with a gain of 0.04% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 38,51,142 shares. Company has a market cap of $20,157 M.

On the company’s financial health, Dollar Tree reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.73. The company had revenue of $5000.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5082.09 million. The company’s revenue was up 66.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.67 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Dollar Tree. Company shares were Upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Aug 1, 2016 to ” Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 110 from a previous price target of $82 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on May 27, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 102 from a previous price target of $95 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on May 27, 2016 to “Top Pick”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 101 from a previous price target of $94 .

Dollar Tree Inc. (Dollar Tree) is an operator of discount variety stores offering merchandise at the fixed price of $ 1.00. The Company offers a selection of everyday basic products and also supplements these basic everyday items with seasonal closeout and promotional merchandise. As of July 06 2015 the Company operated more than 13600 stores across 48 states and five Canadian provinces. Its stores operate under the brands of Dollar Tree Dollar Tree Canada Deals and Family Dollar. Dollar Tree’s consumable merchandise includes candy and food health and beauty care and everyday consumables such as paper and chemicals and in select stores frozen and refrigerated food. The Company’s variety merchandise includes toys durable housewares gifts party goods greeting cards softlines and other items. Its seasonal goods include Valentine’s Day Easter Halloween and Christmas merchandise.

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