Market News

Dollar General Corporation (DG) EPS Estimated At $1.26

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.26 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.19, from 1.07 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 48 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 185 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 238.45 million shares or 2.45% more from 232.75 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
324 were reported by Central State Bank. Eaton Vance Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 26,483 shares. Mufg Americas Hldgs has 0% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 463 shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Lc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). San Francisco Sentry Investment Grp Incorporated (Ca) owns 1,620 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. The Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Hldg Incorporated has invested 0.1% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Daiwa Secs Gp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 15,708 shares. Synovus Fin Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 1,054 shares. Oakworth has invested 0% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 2,671 are owned by Rothschild Invest Corp Il. Menora Mivtachim Hldg Ltd has invested 0.6% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). First Allied Advisory invested in 18,372 shares or 0.07% of the stock. 348,704 were reported by 12Th Street Asset Management Limited Liability Company. Lateef Mngmt L P has 0.09% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 6,984 shares. Pggm Investments accumulated 727,806 shares.

Since June 1, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 2 insider sales for $3.30 million activity. $200,334 worth of stock was bought by McGuire Timothy I on Friday, June 1.

Analysts expect Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report $1.26 EPS on December, 6.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 28.57 % from last quarter’s $0.98 EPS. DG’s profit would be $334.57M giving it 23.32 P/E if the $1.26 EPS is correct. After having $1.52 EPS previously, Dollar General Corporation’s analysts see -17.11 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.37% or $1.59 during the last trading session, reaching $117.53. About 2.24M shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 43.84% since November 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.22% the S&P500.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Dollar General (NYSE:DG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Dollar General had 15 analyst reports since May 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, June 1. On Wednesday, August 29 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Friday, June 22 by Raymond James. Gordon Haskett upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, June 4 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital Markets given on Wednesday, May 30. Raymond James maintained it with “Strong Buy” rating and $122 target in Friday, August 31 report. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Friday, June 1. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, June 1. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 25 report. The company was maintained on Monday, October 15 by UBS.

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 $31.21 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 18.27 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.

More news for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Retailers eye minimum wage pressure” on November 06, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Family Dollar a drag for Dollar Tree” and published on November 05, 2018 is yet another important article.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Institutional Positions Chart

- Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*