Insiders and Institutional Investors Supporting Dollar Tree’s Stock

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR).

SEC data indicate these insiders have bought Dollar Tree, Inc.’s stock since 06/30/2011:

Barron Arnold S: act as Director. On 10/13/2011, bought 5,000 shares, worth $399,200.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. in Q3 2011:

GOODMAN & COMPANY, INVESTMENT COUNSEL LTD.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 468,950 shares, worth $35,236,903.

RCM CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 429,354 shares, worth $32,261,660.

FRIESS ASSOCIATES LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 380,100 shares, worth $28,560,714.

ZWEIG DIMENNA PARTNERS L P: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 346,590 shares, worth $26,042,773.

HIGHSIDE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT L P: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 255,000 shares, worth $19,160,700.

About the company: Dollar Tree, Inc. operates a discount variety store chain. The Company sells an assortment of everyday general merchandise. Dollar Tree sells its merchandise at the $1.00 price point. The Company operates throughout the United States.

Competitors to Watch: Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), 99 Cents Only Stores (NYSE:NDN), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), Fred’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN), Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG), Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST), and Wal-mart de Mexico S A B de C V (WMMVY).

(Note: Data regarding Dollar Tree, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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