A Director at Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) is Buying Shares

Today, a Director at Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), Lemuel Lewis, bought shares of DLTR for $247.2k.

Lemuel Lewis increased his holding by 100%. In addition to Lemuel Lewis, 3 other DLTR executives reported Buy trades in the last month.

Based on Dollar Tree`s latest earnings report from April 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.18B and quarterly net profit of $69.5M. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.03B and had a net profit of $121.5M. The company has a one year high of $84.22 and a one year low of $53.70. DLTR’s market cap is $15.86B and the company has a P/E ratio of 26.4%.

23 different firms, including Sterne Agee CRT and Barclays, currently also have a Buy rating on the stock. Based on 6 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Hold with an average price target of $82.50, reflecting a -18.1% downside.

Looking at blogger coverage of DLTR, there is a 87% Bullish tendency on the stock, in relation to a 70% average bullish tendency within the Service sector.

Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Dollar Tree has been positive based on 76 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is slightly higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

Dollar Tree Stores Inc is a operator of discount variety stores offering merchandise at the fixed price of $1.00. At January 31, 2015, the Company operated 5,367 discount variety retail stores.