Dollar General Delivers In Q3, Plans 900 New Stores

Remigio Civitarese
Dicembre 7, 2017

The firm has a market cap of $24,694.42, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.04, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.96. Tetrem Mngmt Ltd stated it has 1.82% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The stock increased 0.53% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $90.85. About 2.65 million shares traded or 7.03% up from the average. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, December 2. It has underperformed by 28.96% the S&P500. About 2.65M shares traded or 7.03% up from the average. Paradigm Asset Management Llc holds 750 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 1.59 million shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Sun Life Financial owns 0.01% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 1,827 shares.

Analysts await Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report earnings on December, 7 before the open. During the same quarter past year, the company posted $1.03 earnings per share. WHF's profit will be $6.78M for 10.33 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality.

More notable recent Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Earnings Reaction History: Dollar General Corporation, 72.7% Follow-Through ..." on December 07, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Dollar General (DG) Earnings & Sales Beat Estimates in Q3" published on December 07, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: "Dollar General's surge gets the attention of The Wall Street Journal" on December 05, 2017.

"Our new store growth is complemented with a significant increase in our store remodel program from fiscal 2017 that we view as an investment to enhance and consistently deliver on our brand promise to help our customers save time and money every day", said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's chief executive officer. Its down 0.04, from 1.26 in 2017Q1.

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 7th. 71 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 240.50 million shares or 4.61% more from 229.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Genesee Valley Trust Company has 0.47% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 15,440 shares. Cullen Frost Bankers holds 16,820 shares. IFM Investors Pty Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Dollar General during the 3rd quarter worth about $654,000.

Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc invested in 0.11% or 24,294 shares. Pension Service reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Macquarie Research maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, August 26 with "Outperform" rating. Banc Funds Ltd Liability Co owns 209,534 shares for 0.78% of their portfolio.

Now insiders hold 11,014,451 shares in the business which makes up 4.03% of shares. Banque Pictet & Cie Sa holds 0.15% or 85,381 shares in its portfolio. Johnson Rice downgraded Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, August 26 to "Accumulate" rating. Ls Inv Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.04% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) or 8,054 shares.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. "We remain excited about the future for Dollar General". Covering sell-side analysts are estimating company growth for next year to be 10.33%. Therefore 48% are positive. Dollar General Corp. has a one year low of $65.97 and a one year high of $92.11. Finally, Buckingham Research lowered Dollar General Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and decreased their target price for the company from $83.00 to $75.00 in a report on Friday, March 10th. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 22. As per Friday, May 27, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

In other news, EVP Robert D. Ravener sold 11,257 shares of Dollar General stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 12th. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, October 23 report. (NYSE:DG), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. BMO Capital Markets maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Thursday, June 1 with "Hold" rating.

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