Dollar Tree announced thats its Q4 2010 earnings was $162.5 million, or $1.29 per share, an increase of 20% compared to $135 million, or $1.02 per share a year earlier. Revenues increased 10.7% to $1.73 billion. Analysts were expecting revenues of $1.75 billion.
An analyst at Gradient upgraded DLTR to "Hold" from "Sell".
An analyst at Morgan Stanley upgraded DLTR to "Overweight" with a $63 price target.
DLTR announced that its Q3 earnings were $93.2 million, or 73 cents per shares, an increase of 37% compared to $68.2 million, or 51 cents per share a year earlier. Net sales increased 14.2% while comparable store sales increased 8.7%.
An analyst at Raymond James increased his target share price for DLTR from $50 to $60 citing the company's acquisition of Dollar Giant and expansion into Canada. He maintains his "strong buy" rating.
Dollar Tree announced that it was acquiring the Canaidan based company Dollar Giant for $52 million in cash. Dollar Giant operates 84 stores in Canada.
DLTR announced that its Q2 2010 earnings were $78 million, or 61 cents per share, up 37% from $57 million, or 42 cents per share, during the prior year quarter. Net sales increased 12.7% while comparable store sales increased 6.7% due to strong sales of food, health and beauty produts, and party supplies.
Analysts at J.P. Morgan downgraded DLTR to underweight from neutral.
DLTR forecast fourth-quarter earnings of 46 to 51 cents a share. Analysts were expecting 53 cents. The company also said it might see slower growth in same-store sales in Q2.
Thompson Financial upgraded DLTR to hold from sell. Technical indicators for the stock are neutral and S&P gives DLTR a neutral 3 STARS (out of 5) hold ranking.
The split was in the form of a 50 percent common stock dividend. Shares outstanding increased to 127 million from 85 million.
Dollar Tree announced that its Q1 earnings increased 5% from $63.6 million, or 73 cents per share, to $60.4, or 66 cents per share. Excluding a one time charge of 19 cents due to inventory, the company's net earnings were actually 92 cents per share. Analysts were expecting earnings of 84 cents. Net sales and comparable store sales grew 12.6% and 6.5% resectively.
Dollar Tree announced that it was repurchasing $200 million of its common stock. The buyback is part of a $500 million share acquisition program announced in 2007. This is apart of the company's plan to allocate its financial resources and boost returns for shareholders.
Dollar Tree Stores reported that its Q4 2009 earnings was $135 million, or $1.52 per share, up 28% from $105.2 million, or $1.15 million in the quarter a year earlier. Sales rose more than 12% to $1.56 billion.
Dollar Tree announced that its fourth quarter sales rose 12% to $1.56 billion. Same store sales rose by 6.6% in the quarter. Analysts were expecting revenue of $1.53 billion.
DLTR announced that its Q3 2009 earnings was $68 million, or 76 cents/share, up 58% from $43 million, or 47 cents/share a year earlier. Net sales increased 12.1% as a result of a 6.5% increase in comparable store sales. Analysts were expecting earnings to be 66 cents/share.
DLTR's Q2 2009 profits rose 51% or 63 cents/share. Analysts were predicting a rise of 42 cents/share. The company also increased its full-year outlook by 35 cents to $3.10 to $3.25 cents/share.
DLTR posted Q1 2009 earnings of 66 cents per share, up from 48 cents per share a year ago. Net income rose 39% to $60.4 million for the quarter. Comparable store sales increased by 9.2%.
For Q4 FY2008, ended Jan 31, 2009, DLTR reported that net income was $105 million, an 11% increase from Q4 of the previous year. Earnings per share for the quarter was $1.15, also an increase of 11% from the $1.04 per diluted share reported for the previous-year quarter. While most retailers are reporting negative comparable store sales, DLTR comparable store sales were up 2.2% for the quarter, and 4% for the full year.
DLTR was downgraded by JPMorgan from neutral to overweight.
In Q3 2008, ended Nov. 1, 2008, DLTR's sales increased by 11.6% to $1.11 billion compared to the prior-year quarter, and comparable store sales were up by 6.2% as well. Outlook for sales for the next quarter is also expected to be positive, since during weak economic conditions, DLTR benefits from consumers seeking discounted goods.
Announced they would now accept Visa cards as new payment method in stores.
Analyst downgraded stock. Also some unknown due to abrupt resignation of CFO.