Dollar Tree INC (DLTR) Shareholder Nokota Management LP Has Decreased Its Stake by $28.70 Million as Market Value Declined

January 23, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 45 investors sold DLTR shares while 191 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 170 raised stakes. 202.27 million shares or 3.74% less from 210.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 400 are held by Nelson Roberts Invest Limited Liability. 196,917 were reported by Personal Capital. Sandy Spring National Bank & Trust holds 0% or 48 shares. South Dakota Council accumulated 26,900 shares. Snyder Capital Management Limited Partnership accumulated 0.72% or 165,113 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 290,590 shares. Bb&T Securities Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.05% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Stelliam Invest Mgmt LP stated it has 2.2% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Tyvor Limited Liability Co has invested 2.86% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Tci Wealth Advisors Inc holds 296 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Rothschild Invest Corp Il holds 0.13% or 13,394 shares in its portfolio. First Tru Limited Partnership invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Brown Brothers Harriman & holds 0% or 39 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Bokf Na has 0.02% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Nomura Asset Mgmt Ltd has 0.04% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR).

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $9.14 million activity. On Thursday, October 12 the insider BROCK MACON F JR sold $5.74M. 9,950 Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) shares with value of $841,181 were sold by PHILBIN GARY M. $493,837 worth of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) shares were sold by Jacobs David A.. 18,621 Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) shares with value of $1.70 million were sold by SAUNDERS THOMAS A.

Matthew Knauer decreased its stake in Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR) by 23.92% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nokota Management Lp sold 333,683 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.40% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Matthew Knauer held 1.06 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $92.12 million, down from 1.39M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nokota Management Lp who had been investing in Dollar Tree Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $27.27 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $115.02. About 1.78M shares traded. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has risen 3.60% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500.

Nokota Management Lp, which manages about $1.60B and $4.09B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Netscout Sys Inc (NASDAQ:NTCT) by 314,324 shares to 1.07 million shares, valued at $34.51 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT) by 832,663 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.85 million shares, and has risen its stake in Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ:MRVL).

Analysts await Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $1.87 earnings per share, up 34.53 % or $0.48 from last year’s $1.39 per share. DLTR’s profit will be $443.37M for 15.38 P/E if the $1.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.01 actual earnings per share reported by Dollar Tree, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 85.15 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Form 3 DOLLAR TREE INC For: Jan 11 Filed by: Stahl Stephanie” on January 22, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Dollar Tree Appoints Stephanie Stahl to Its Board of Directors” published on January 16, 2018, Zacks.com published: “Why Dollar Tree (DLTR) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates (Again) January 17 …” on January 17, 2018. More interesting news about Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Oppenheimer Prefers Dollar General Over Dollar Tree, But Is Bullish On Both” published on January 17, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Dollar Tree (DLTR) Touches 52-Week High: Can it Soar Higher?” with publication date: January 08, 2018.

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

Among 35 analysts covering Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. Dollar Tree Inc. had 94 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, September 25, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, June 6 report. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Tuesday, September 27 by Atlantic Securities. On Friday, August 26 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, November 21, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Tuesday, November 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Johnson Rice to “Accumulate”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earned “Hold” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, November 22. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was upgraded by Bernstein to “Market Perform”.

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