Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, discount variety store operator Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Dollar Tree and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Dollar Tree facts



Headquarters (founded)

Chesapeake, Va. (1986)

Market Cap

$9.3 billion


General merchandise stores

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$7.1 billion


CEO Bob Sasser (since 2004)

CFO Kevin Wampler (since 2008)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$222.4 million / $264.3 million


Dollar General (NYSE:DG)

Family Dollar Stores (UNKNOWN:FDO.DL)

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT)

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 92% of the 514 members who have rated Dollar Tree believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star joryko, succinctly summed up the Dollar Tree bull case for our community:

Best in class with a substantial growth runway still remaining. 5-10% yearly storefront expansion expected and a [PEG ratio] of 0.9. 32% reduction in shares over the last decade and the best cash to debt ratio in the dollar store industry.

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