4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Dollar Tree
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, discount variety store operator Dollar Tree (NAS: DLTR) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Dollar Tree's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Dollar Tree facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Chesapeake, Va. (1986)|
|Market Cap||$11.9 billion|
|Industry||General merchandise stores|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$6.8 billion|
|Management||CEO Bob Sasser (since 2004)|
CFO Kevin Wampler (since 2008)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||30.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$382.3 million / $265.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 92% of the 488 members who have rated Dollar Tree believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Proving to be profitable and growing. However, there's a lack of economic moat unless economies of scale can be achieved over other "dollar" stores. Very reasonable [price-to-earnings multiple] considering growth.
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