A SEC filing from Dollar Tree (DLTR -1.5%) reveals that the company handed out a $10M special...

|About: Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)|By:, SA News Editor

A SEC filing from Dollar Tree (DLTR -1.5%) reveals that the company handed out a $10M special one-time retention award to CEO Bob Sasser, directly attributing the lavish payment to the runup of the company's stock price. Though DLTR's 52-week return of 73.9% can't be disputed, the exec could also offer some thanks for a U.S. economy that forced strapped consumers to shop down to find bargains.