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Relatively High Price to Last Quarter Annualized Sales Ratio Detected in Shares of Dollar Tree in the General Merchandise Stores Industry (DLTR, DG, BIG, TGT, FRED)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the highest Price to Last Quarter Annualized (LQA) Sales ratios. Price/LQA Sales is a valuable metric used to compare comparable companies using the most recent sales data on an annualized basis. Generally, the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company.

Dollar Tree ranks highest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 2.29. Following is Dollar General with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 1.51. Big Lots ranks third highest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.60.

Target follows with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.54, and Fred's rounds out the top five with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 0.30.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Dollar Tree on May 26th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $86.98. Since that recommendation, shares of Dollar Tree have risen 10.8%. We continue to monitor Dollar Tree for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest price to last quarter annualized sales ratio Dollar Tree Dollar General big lots Target fred's

Ticker(s): DLTR DG BIG TGT FRED