Dollar General Corp. (DG) EPS Estimated At $0.93

November 15, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Dollar General Corp. (DG) EPS Estimated At $0.93
Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.03, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 62 investors sold Dollar General Corp. shares while 193 reduced holdings. 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.
796,076 were accumulated by Citigroup. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems stated it has 15,600 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Waddell And Reed invested in 585,005 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 0.1% invested in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) for 14,930 shares. Nomura holds 0% or 19,941 shares in its portfolio. California Employees Retirement Sys reported 589,800 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Proshare Advsrs Lc holds 0.01% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) or 20,492 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Com has invested 0.66% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). Stelliam Invest Mgmt Lp has invested 1.78% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). Moreover, Aberdeen Asset Management Pcl Uk has 0.02% invested in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). J Goldman & L P invested in 0.14% or 36,650 shares. Amf Pensionsforsakring owns 45,200 shares. Paloma Prtn Mngmt holds 72,817 shares. Montana-based First Interstate Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). Moreover, Mutual Of America Cap Limited Liability Com has 0.04% invested in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG).

Investors wait Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) to report on December, 7 before the open. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.93 EPS, up $0.04 or 4.49 % from last year’s $0.89 same quarter earnings. This translates into $254.14M profit for DG giving the stock a 22.38 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.93 EPS is accurate. Dollar General Corp.’s Wall Street analysts see -15.45 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $1.10 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $83.25. About 2.76M shares traded or 37.31% up from the average. Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.96% the S&P500.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 28 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), 13 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Dollar General Corp. had 86 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, February 23 with “Buy”. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $78 target in Friday, December 2 report. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Bank of America. The rating was upgraded by Gordon Haskett to “Accumulate” on Thursday, June 1. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, March 11 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $73 target in Friday, September 1 report. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral” on Wednesday, April 19. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $84 target in Friday, August 26 report. Jefferies maintained Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) rating on Monday, July 17. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $6800 target. As per Friday, March 11, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The company has market cap of $22.75 billion. The Firm offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. It has a 18.82 P/E ratio. The Company’s consumables category includes paper and cleaning products ; 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.

More important recent Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Dollar General Announces Holiday 2017 Initiatives” on November 06, 2017, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its Third Quarter 2017 …”, Businesswire.com published: “Dollar General Honored by Coca-Cola Customer Veterans Day Award” on November 08, 2017. More interesting news about Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Dollar General Names Rob Scruggs as Chief Digital and Customer Engagement Officer” with publication date: October 30, 2017.

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