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Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Sees Volume Pop in Session

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Sees Volume Pop in Session

(NYSE:DG) by 3.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Welch Group LLC now owns 2,267 shares of the company's stock valued at $163,000 after acquiring an additional 483 shares in the last quarter.

Several other research firms have also weighed in on DG.

Dollar General operated 14,321 stores in 44 states as of November 3, 2017. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 10,007 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 71 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. L L C now owns 1,241,424 shares of the company's stock worth $89,495,000 after buying an additional 945,673 shares during the last quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,827 shares of the company's stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 1,817 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in Dollar General by 363.7% during the 2nd quarter.

This likely helped the company net more sales ahead of the disasters, when people stocked up on emergency supplies like flashlights, drinking water and food. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5.

Dollar General (NYSE DG) traded up $0.48 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $90.85. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.00, for a total value of $866,789.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,598 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,740,046. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.93% of the company's stock.




A number of research firms have issued reports on DG. "We anticipate that 75% of the USA population will be within five miles of a Dollar General by the end of fiscal 2017". UBS reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $99.00 target price (up previously from $85.00) on shares of Dollar General in a report on Monday. Deutsche Bank maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) rating on Friday, August 26. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Dollar General from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $82.93. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.07% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) or 452,539 shares. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 2.45%. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 0.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. The firm has a market capitalization 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. Dollar General Corp. has $107 highest and $6200 lowest target. In the same period of a year ago, the retailer said it had EPS of $0.89 and $5.32 billion in revenue.

While Barclays guessed that the particularly harsh storms and the store closures that they caused would hamper sales and margins, Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos painted a different picture during Thursday's earnings call.

More notable recent Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Dollar General (DG) Earnings & Sales Beat Estimates in Q3" on December 07, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Earnings Reaction History: Dollar General Corporation, 72.7% Follow-Through ..." published on December 07, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: "Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Rise; Dollar General Beats Q3 Expectations" on December 07, 2017. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 9th will be given a dividend of 0.26 per share on Tuesday, January 23rd.

As with most large market cap stocks, it has a good dividend yield of 1.14%. Dollar General's payout ratio is 23.48%.

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