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Dollar Tree ($DLTR) Stock Split History

Dollar Tree stock has experienced a total of 6 stock splits in its history. The most recent stock split took place on June 27th, 2012. As a result of these stock splits, one Dollar Tree share purchased prior to April 22nd, 1996, would now be equivalent to holding 15.2 Dollar Tree shares today.

Dollar Tree ($DLTR) Stock Split History Graph and Chart

Dollar Tree ($DLTR) Stock Split Dates

Date Ratio
6/27/20122 for 1
6/25/20103 for 2
6/20/20003 for 2
6/30/19983 for 2
7/22/19973 for 2
4/22/19963 for 2

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

How Does a Dollar Tree Share Split Work?

A Dollar Tree stock split is no different than any other stock split. Dollar Tree is simply packaging the number of outstanding shares in a different way. For example, in a 2-for-1 split, the amount of shares will double (and the price will be divided by 2, accordingly). Say you have 100 shares of Dollar Tree, then the day of the split you will receive 2 shares for every 1 share you hold in your brokerage account, meaning you will receive 200 shares on the stock split date. However, the price of the stock will reflect this change and your holding of Dollar Tree (in terms of value) will remain practically the same.

Benefits of a Dollar Tree Stock Split?

A stock split does not change the fundamental value of a company. Meaning a Dollar Tree stock split will not make the business more valuable. However, there is a psychological benefit in that the share price will be lower after the split, making shares seem more accessible to everyone and thus temporarily increasing demand and ramping up share prices. To further explore stock splits, please refer to Investopedia.

Buying Before or After a $DLTR Stock Split?

While this is not financial advice and we have not run any thorough studies on the matter, general consensus is that price tends to go up after the announcement of a stock split and before the stock split itself happens.

Will Dollar Tree Stock Split?

Unfortunately, we do not know. There might be rumors of a Dollar Tree stock split, but the truth is that until the board proposes a shares split to its shareholders, it's all just noise.

How Does a Stock Split Affect $DLTR Options?

A stock split affects options the same way it affect shares. In the case of a 2-for-1, the strike price of all the options chain post-split will be divided by 2 automatically. So if you're holding CALLs or PUTs, the strike price of the $DLTR option will be automatically changed on the day of the split. Also, the number of shares will double. So if you have a CALL in a 2-for-1, after split you will have 2 calls to control 200 shares, and the strike price of those two CALLs would be halved.

Dollar Tree Shares Split Results in Fractional Shares

Not all shares splits are even. Some splits, like a 3-for-2 can result in shareholders owning fractional shares. In these cases it's best to contact your broker, to be clear on how they will handle the $DLTR shares split.