DLTR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Are Thin Volumes Overstating the Case? - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 18, 2014
    Seasonally thin volumes have a way of exaggerating market moves, and today and the rest of this week will be no different ...
  2. Dollar Tree Deal, Q2 Earnings on Deck - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 28, 2014
    Family Dollar (FDO) is being bought by rival Dollar Tree (DLTR), and FDO shares in the pre-market are up over 24%.
  3. 4 Tips For Saving Money This 4th Of July

    June 27, 2014
    No matter how you plan to spend the Independence Day holiday weekend, it will likely cost money. Whether you will be traveling, ...
  4. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  5. How Can Stocks Build on This? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 26, 2014
    The market simply doesn't seem to have the fuel to push stocks higher.
  6. How To Profit From Back To School Spending With ETFs

    August 14, 2013
    With major U.S. equity indexes sitting at all-time highs and emerging markets still in a very deep hole, many on the sidelines ...
  7. Costco's Third Quarter Is A Mixed Assortment

    May 30, 2013
    Although Costco's earnings in the third quarter were up 20%, its revenues missed analyst expectations. The warehouse club ...
  8. 15 Underperforming Stocks to Sell Today

    January 16, 2013
    So far in 2013, we've seen the market basically tread water. After the huge fiscal cliff deal inspired buying in the first ...
  9. The 8 Most Important Facts To Know About A Company Before You ...

    December 21, 2012
    Investing in a stock isn't throwing your money into a poker pot and betting you'll magically become rich overnight.  When ...
  10. The Best Businesses to Own - Investment Ideas

    December 4, 2012
    In his Annual Letter to Shareholders in 1992, legendary investor Warren Buffett stated the following: "Leaving the question ...
  11. Bed Bath & Beyond and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    September 20, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.3%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.3% and the Dow has declined 0.1%. ...
  12. Biggest Services Sector Movers for June 27, 2012

    June 27, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has risen 0.7%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.7% and the Dow is trading up 0.6%. ...
  13. Have Misdeeds Opened A Window For Walmart?

    May 23, 2012
    Walmart continues to show respectible growth, but the valuation isn't all that interesting.
  14. Target Needs More Than "Upscale Discounting"

    May 18, 2012
    Target is doing alright, but the shopping environment is not healthy.
  15. Retailers That Flourish During Market Pullbacks

    April 13, 2012
    This is a list of retailers that historically do well during market pullbacks. These retailers will likely continue to outperform ...
  16. Wal-Mart Rolls On

    February 24, 2012
    Wal-Mart executes again.
  17. Stacking Up The Dollar Stores After 99 Cents Only Acquisition

    October 17, 2011
    99 Cents Only Stiores was the first to be picked off, but which of the remaining value stores is next to be acquired?
  18. 4 Defensive Names Near All-Time Highs

    September 2, 2011
    Consumers are continuing to spend in certain categories, and some discretionary names have notched new price highs, even ...
  19. Dollar General Stuck Between Growth And Value

    August 31, 2011
    Dollar General is posting impressive growth, but the valuation is already impressive.
  20. 11 Stocks to Watch for the Next Uptrend

    August 26, 2011
    As he awaits the next broad market rally...whenever it arrives...Fred Richards is eyeing a number of names that he sees as ...
  21. 99 Cents Only Stores Profits Edge Up

    August 12, 2011
    Dollar retailer 99 Cents Only increased revenue and profits despite product-cost increases.
  22. 5 Stocks for an Economy in the 'Weeds'

    July 16, 2011
    With many Americans downwardly mobile, just like fictional Showtime drug dealer Nancy Botwin, the stocks of dollar stores ...
  23. Family Dollar Still Attractive

    July 5, 2011
    Family Dollar posted record earnings for its third quarter, though this was still below its own guidance.
  24. 3 Stocks Working Through the Trouble

    July 1, 2011
    The economy is continuing to push forward, but recent data shows that it's been an uphill climb in the past month or so. ...
  25. Retail Rundown: Ross Stores And Its Peers

    June 21, 2011
    Ross Stores's operating margin may attract investors in the retail sector.
  26. Sears Still Doesn't Get It Right

    May 25, 2011
    Sears shows no signs of emerging from its self-made morass.
  27. Family Dollar Still Plans To Grow

    April 1, 2011
    Dollar General had another outstanding quarter,and after it has turned down a takeover bid, has plans to expand and grow. ...
  28. Dollar General Still Hot

    March 24, 2011
    Dollar General had tremendous fourth quarter and full year results. The sector is hot, with M & A in the air.
  29. Family Dollar Says No To Trian Buyout

    March 8, 2011
    Family Dollar rejected Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund buyout offer and enacted a poison pill provision.
  30. Ways Wal-Mart Can Enhance Shareholder Value

    February 25, 2011
    Wal-Mart's international store base continues to do extremely well, and the stock looks appealing.
  31. Dollar General Forges Ahead

    January 6, 2011
    Dollar General reported a record quarter last month, but the market focused on its slowing growth and punished the stock. ...
  32. Family Dollar: Good Earnings Yet Stock Smashed

    January 6, 2011
    Family Dollar posted record earnings on strong revenue and same store sales increases, but the market still smashed the stock. ...
  33. Dollar Tree A Retail Growth Star

    November 23, 2010
    Dollar Tree had another sizzling quarter, as it continues to find post-recession prosperity.
  34. Dollar General's Strong Growth Continues

    September 3, 2010
    Dollar General posted another strong quarter, with substantial revenue and earnings increases.
  35. 99 Cents Only Stores Worth Much More

    August 6, 2010
    Like the other dollar stores, this deep-value discounter is looking to make its customer gains permanent beyond the recession. ...
  36. Dollar Tree Is In A Sweet Spot

    May 24, 2010
    Dollar Tree had good earnings during the recession and continues this trend into the recovery. Regardless of which way the ...
  37. Family Dollar Stores Still Thriving

    January 21, 2010
    Family Dollar posted surprisingly good earnings, confounding critics of the dollar discounters' ongoing success.
  38. Discount Retailers - A Year In Review

    December 28, 2009
    Discount retailers thrived as consumers continued to hunker down on spending.
  39. 5 Stocks For The Dollar Portfolio

    November 30, 2009
    These five stocks all have the word "dollar" in their corporate names, and all five look like decent investments.
  40. Family Dollar Shows Its Strength

    October 15, 2009
    Family Dollar Stores continue to show the strength of the deep-discounters.
  41. Big Lots - A Big Bargain?

    August 26, 2009
    In this economy, chains like Big Lots look positive to succeed.
  42. Advent International Loves Retail

    July 15, 2009
    While you can't invest in Advent directly, you can invest in some of its current and previous investments.
  43. Pawn Shops A Good Recessionary Plan

    March 17, 2009
    Pawn companies like CSH may offer a promising year for investors looking for a steady increase throughout 2010.
  44. The Bright Side Of Auto? Parts, Not Cars

    October 19, 2008
    A breakdown of the major players within retail auto parts and why this could be a good time to invest in the industry.
  45. Dollar Tree's CFO Departure A Bad Omen? (DLTR)

    October 24, 2007
    With a top executive jumping ship, investors should look very carefully at Dollar Tree's prospects.
  46. Wal-Mart Scaling Back Growth (WMT)

    June 6, 2007
    Wal-Mart announced plans to reduce the number of supercenters it will open this year.
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