The dollar store group (DLTR, DG, FDO) outperforms broad market averages after Dollar Tree lands...

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

The dollar store group (DLTR, DG, FDO) outperforms broad market averages after Dollar Tree lands an upgrade to Outperform from Morgan Stanley. A survey by the investment firm showed the payroll tax hike isn't impacting consumer shopping decisions. What to watch: Dollar stores aren't seeing the same pressure as Wal-Mart as in-store pricing and promotions have helped to protect margins, but will the retailing giant's move to a smaller-store format turn the tables?