Important Short Interest Filing: Dollar Tree Incorporated (NASDAQ:DLTR) Shorted Shares Increased By 2.13%

December 1, 2016 - By Linda Rogers   ·   0 Comments

Important Short Interest Filing: Dollar Tree Incorporated (NASDAQ:DLTR) Shorted Shares Increased By 2.13%

The stock of Dollar Tree Incorporated (NASDAQ:DLTR) registered an increase of 2.13% in short interest. DLTR’s total short interest was 10.72M shares in December as published by FINRA. Its up 2.13% from 10.49M shares, reported previously. With 1.81 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their DLTR’s short positions. The short interest to Dollar Tree Incorporated’s float is 5.02%. About 3,729 shares traded hands. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has risen 10.10% since April 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.18% the S&P500.

Dollar Tree, Inc. is an operator of discount variety stores. The company has a market cap of $20.44 billion. The Firm operates approximately 13,851 discount variety retail stores. It has a 26.04 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.06, from 1.09 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 45 funds sold all Dollar Tree, Inc. shares owned while 201 reduced positions. 68 funds bought stakes while 199 increased positions. They now own 219.56 million shares or 3.27% less from 226.99 million shares in 2016Q1.
Moreover, Amarillo Natl Bank has 0.34% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 8,028 shares. Pacwest Mngmt holds 1.17% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 19,788 shares. Ci Glob Invs holds 0.8% or 311,250 shares in its portfolio. Pitcairn Co, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 6,452 shares. Advisor Prtn Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Ftb Advsr reported 1,186 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Rothschild Il has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Jpmorgan Chase & accumulated 185,720 shares or 0% of the stock. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Palisade Capital Ltd Nj accumulated 5,156 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Riverpark Cap Mngmt Lc has 3.49% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 76,437 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 215,820 shares. The Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.07% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 229,941 shares. Moreover, Norinchukin State Bank The has 0.03% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 12,355 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since July 11, 2016, the stock had 3 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $598,345 net activity. 1,560 shares were bought by Lewis Lemuel E, worth $124,800 on Tuesday, September 13. $594,819 worth of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) shares were sold by JEWETT JOSHUA R. The insider Hall Conrad M. bought 5,000 shares worth $428,000. $477,500 worth of shares were sold by SAUNDERS THOMAS A on Monday, July 11. $203,776 worth of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) was sold by Sullivan Barry W on Thursday, September 1.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) Ratings Coverage

Out of 24 analysts covering Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), 14 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 8 “Hold”. This means 58% are positive. Dollar Tree Inc. has been the topic of 47 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, June 6. The stock of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, November 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 27 by Atlantic Securities. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, May 27 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Cleveland with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 23 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, May 27 with “Outperform”. The stock of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earned “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, March 2. As per Friday, May 27, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned “Top Pick” rating on Friday, May 27 by RBC Capital Markets.

DLTR Company Profile

Dollar Tree, Inc., incorporated on February 22, 2008, is an operator of discount variety stores. The Firm operates approximately 13,851 discount variety retail stores in approximately 48 states and over five Canadian provinces. The Company’s divisions include Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. The Dollar Tree segment is the operator of discount variety stores offering merchandise at a fixed price. The Family Dollar segment operates a chain of general merchandise retail discount stores providing clients with a selection of merchandise in neighborhood stores. The Company’s stores operate under the names of Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree Canada, Deals and Dollar Tree Deals. The Dollar Tree segment includes its activities under the Dollar Tree, Dollar Tree Canada, Deals and Dollar Tree Deals brands, approximately 10 distribution centers in the United States and over two in Canada, and a Store Support Center in Chesapeake, Virginia. The Family Dollar segment consists of its activities under the Family Dollar brand, over 11 distribution centers and a Store Support Center in Matthews, North Carolina.

More news for Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) were recently published by: Reuters.com, which released: “Dollar Tree’s profit beats as Family Dollar purchase pays off” on November 22, 2016. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Form 4 DOLLAR TREE INC For: Nov 30 Filed by: JEWETT JOSHUA R” and published on November 30, 2016 is yet another important article.

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