Basic Trading and Ownership Data for Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Dollar General adding 900 new stores in 2018

Dollar General adding 900 new stores in 2018

After adjustments for acquisition costs and other effects, the company claimed earnings of 11 cents a share, down from 68 cents a share a year ago. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD raised its stake in Dollar General by 41.3% during the 3rd quarter.

Shares of the company's stock rose about 3 percent on Thursday to their highest level in more than a year. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its stake in Dollar General by 115.4% during the 2nd quarter. 12Th Street Asset Management Llc accumulated 325,846 shares.

Dollar General has been upgrading its stores and adding hundreds of new locations - part of a bid to go after a broader swath of shoppers, including a more upscale consumer who might not typically visit a dollar store. Waddell & Reed Fincl has 585,005 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,968,047 shares of the company's stock worth $141,877,000 after buying an additional 1,543,619 shares during the period. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $8500 target in Thursday, June 1 report.

There were 64 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,406,144 shares. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 18.26 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 20.54. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,598 shares in the company, valued at $1,740,046.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. Moffett Nathanson initiated coverage on shares of Dollar General in a research report on Monday. Dollar General Corp. had 92 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The stock has "Buy" rating by UBS on Friday, May 27.


Excluding items, the company earned 98 cents per share, beating the average analysts' estimate of 94 cents. Dollar General now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $82.93. "The move has also helped Dollar General increase average transaction values".

"We remain excited about the future for Dollar General", noted Vasos. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 2.45%. The company has a quick ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. This public company's current market capitalization stands at $24.99 billion.

Dollar General Corp. has a one year low of $66.50 and a one year high of $96.88. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.94 by ($0.01). Analysts on average expected third-quarter adjusted profit of 41 cents a share on sales of $209.4 million and full-year earnings of $1.09 a share on revenue of $710.8 million, according to FactSet. Dollar General had a net margin of 5.38% and a return on equity of 22.67%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security's price will be more volatile than the market.

On the short term liquidity situation, company is in a stable position, and Dollar General Corporation present near term investments and accounts receivable are at 1.4 CR. "(DG)" was posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. If you are reading this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. and global copyright & trademark legislation. Vigilant Cap Ltd Com invested 1.25% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The Company's consumables category includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as cereals, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, beer and wine); snacks (such as candy, cookies, and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (such as over-the-counter medicines and personal care products); pet (pet supplies and pet food), and tobacco products.

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