The Reason Behind Dollar Tree (DLTR) In Double Bottom Over Bravo Brio Restaurant (BBRG), Petmed Express (PETS), Medallion Financial (TAXI)

Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) reported first quarter EPS of $0.67 Thursday morning, up from $0.59 in the previous year. Analysts potential EPS of $0.66. The company expects to announce second quarter EPS of $0.58 to $0.64 and between $2.94 and $3.12 for the full year. The consensus estimates are for EPS of $0.64 and $3.17. Dollar Tree gapped open sharply higher Thursday, but retreated gradually over the course of the session. Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR), Discount, Variety Stores company, slashed -0.02% in last regular trading to $53.92. The stock is priced with the difference of -1.35% 200-day simple moving average and 3.14% 50-day moving average. Company has 206.82 million shares outstanding with $11151.73 million market capitalization. Dollar Tree, Inc. has $2.82 EPS currently and sees 1.50% growth this year and 15.75% next year. DLTR’s yearly performance is 9.33%. Investment experts consider it a ‘Buy’ stock.

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc reiterates FY 2014 outlook. Company expects FY 2014 revenues of $420 -$430 million. Company expects FY 2014 total comparable restaurant sales of covering minus 2.0 pct to positive 1.0 pct. Company expects FY 2014 diluted earnings per share of $0.78 to $0.84 and FY 2014 revenue of $422 million, EPS of $0.81 . The price of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. (BBRG), Restaurants company, stock slashed -1.19% to $15.78. The stock is dealing at -17.34% below its 52-week high and 13.36% above its 52-week low. BBRG’s return on investment is 7.30%. Company’s 85.40% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 7.40% by insiders. BBRG’s yearly performance is -14.66%. We recommend to ‘Hold’ the stock.

Pet pharmacy retailer PetMed Express, Inc. (PETS) Monday announced a lower fourth-quarter profit, as sales were negatively impacted by colder-than-normal weather. Earnings per share, however, rap analysts’ expectations, since revenues missed view. For the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2014, the company posted net income of $4.53 million, slightly down from $4.6 million in the prior year. PetMed Express Inc. (PETS), Drug Delivery, is currently trading at $13.30, which crashed -0.89%. The stock is trading -4.04% below its 50 days high and 11.07% above its 50 days low. At the closing bell, shares in PetMed Express Inc. recorded a trading volume of 116482. Its total outstanding shares are 20.19 million with the market capitalization of $268.53 million. PETS showed -2.92% weekly performance. We recommend to ‘Moderate Sell’ the stock.

Medallion Financial Corp. (TAXI) Monday added first-quarter flourishe in net assets resulting from operations surged to $6.77 million or $0.27 per share from $6.47 million or $0.30 per share in the same period last year. Analysts, based on consensus, expected the company to earn $0.26 per share for the quarter. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items. Net-interest income flourished to $7.06 million from $6.18 million last year. Medallion Financial Corp. (TAXI), Credit Services company, collapsed -1.70% in last regular trading to $12.74. The stock is priced with the difference of -8.69% 200-day simple moving average and -4.07% 50-day moving average. With 461843 of its shares exchanged hands during the day and 2.11 relative volume ratio, market capitalization of Medallion Financial Corp. moved to $319.90 million. The float was recorded 21.74 million compared to 25.11 million outstanding shares. TAXI’s monthly performance is -5.70%. Experts rate it a ‘Buy’ stock.


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