Family Dollar operating margin poised to expand, says MKM Partners After visiting Family Dollar's corporate office, MKM Partners thinks the company's operating margin will increase to the very high single digits over the next several years from the current 7.5% level. The firm is more confident that the company's merchandising/operational initiatives are gaining traction and it maintains a $78 target and Buy rating on the stock.
Dollar Tree shares poised to outperform, says Wells Fargo Wells Fargo predicts that Dollar Tree will be re-ranked by quantitative investment models following its merger with Family Dollar (FDO), enabling Dollar Tree's stock to outperform. The firm predicts that Dollar Tree's P/E ratio will become much lower versus its peers after the merger closes. Wells keeps an Outperform rating on Dollar Tree.