Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Covered By Yet Another Research Firm

April 19, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 34 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 200 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 233.50 million shares or 1.53% less from 237.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

The Texas-based Teacher Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.05% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Moreover, Vigilant Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has 1.31% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Cornerstone Mgmt Lc owns 48,978 shares. Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Com has 49,288 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Davenport And Lc invested in 8,465 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cibc Ww Markets has invested 0.02% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 0.02% or 33,552 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co stated it has 6,523 shares. Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) holds 2,636 shares. Bb&T reported 34,687 shares. Dubuque Retail Bank Tru Co accumulated 100 shares or 0% of the stock. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt reported 0.02% stake. Tudor Invest Et Al accumulated 0.02% or 6,683 shares. Rampart Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc invested in 3,534 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Kames Capital Public Limited Liability invested in 0.04% or 16,701 shares.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $3.12 million activity. 8,221 shares valued at $764,931 were sold by Kindy Michael J on Monday, March 26. Another trade for 11,368 shares valued at $1.06 million was sold by Ravener Robert D. 2,711 shares were sold by TAYLOR RHONDA, worth $251,895.

Why Has Credit Suisse Given Dollar General (NYSE:DG) a $103 Price Target

Credit Suisse analyst began coverage on Dollar General (NYSE:DG) with a $103 target and “Neutral” rating. The target means a potential upside of 2.81 % from company’s stock close price.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 34 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 200 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 233.50 million shares or 1.53% less from 237.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

The Texas-based Teacher Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.05% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Moreover, Vigilant Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has 1.31% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Cornerstone Mgmt Lc owns 48,978 shares. Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Com has 49,288 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Davenport And Lc invested in 8,465 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cibc Ww Markets has invested 0.02% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 0.02% or 33,552 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co stated it has 6,523 shares. Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) holds 2,636 shares. Bb&T reported 34,687 shares. Dubuque Retail Bank Tru Co accumulated 100 shares or 0% of the stock. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt reported 0.02% stake. Tudor Invest Et Al accumulated 0.02% or 6,683 shares. Rampart Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc invested in 3,534 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Kames Capital Public Limited Liability invested in 0.04% or 16,701 shares.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $3.12 million activity. 8,221 shares valued at $764,931 were sold by Kindy Michael J on Monday, March 26. Another trade for 11,368 shares valued at $1.06 million was sold by Ravener Robert D. 2,711 shares were sold by TAYLOR RHONDA, worth $251,895.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Dollar General (NYSE:DG), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Dollar General has $121 highest and $72 lowest target. $102.92’s average target is 2.74% above currents $100.18 stock price. Dollar General had 25 analyst reports since November 3, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, February 12. Goldman Sachs reinitiated it with “Neutral” rating and $89 target in Tuesday, November 14 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, April 17 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, March 16 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, February 1. As per Thursday, December 7, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, March 15. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”.

The stock increased 0.31% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $100.18. About 2.16 million shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 34.01% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.46% the S&P500.

Analysts await Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report earnings on June, 7. They expect $1.39 earnings per share, up 34.95 % or $0.36 from last year’s $1.03 per share. DG’s profit will be $373.28M for 18.02 P/E if the $1.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.48 actual earnings per share reported by Dollar General Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.08 % negative EPS growth.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company has market cap of $26.90 billion. The firm offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It has a 17.79 P/E ratio. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods.

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