Dollar General Corp (DG)

pos +0.05
Today's Range: 70.37 - 70.93 | DG Avg Daily Volume: 2,926,200
Last Update: 04/21/17 - 4:05 PM EDT
Volume: 2,440,115
YTD Performance: -4.52%
Open: $70.53
Previous Close: $70.67
52 Week Range: $66.50 - $96.88
Oustanding Shares: 274,892,175
Market Cap: 19,426,630,007
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for DG
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 7 7 8 7
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 11 11 10 10
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.31 2.31 2.21 2.28
Latest Dividend: 0.26
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.47%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/07/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 15.95
Price Earnings Comparisons:
DG Sector Avg. S&P 500
15.95 16.00 30.40
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.39% -14.76% 28.37%
Revenue 7.90 0.30 0.08
Net Income 7.40 0.20 0.07
EPS 12.20 0.40 0.12
Earnings for DG:
Revenue 21.99B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (04/17) Qtr (07/17) FY (01/18) FY (01/19)
Average Estimate $0.99 $1.08 $4.45 $4.91
Number of Analysts 10 9 11 10
High Estimate $1.04 $1.10 $4.51 $5.02
Low Estimate $0.96 $1.04 $4.38 $4.80
Prior Year $1.03 $1.08 $4.48 $4.45
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -3.88% 0.00% -0.73% 10.52%
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If you piece things together from what companies tell you, the picture is pretty positive.

Five Below Is a Cut Above Real Money Pro($)

It's not your typical dollar store, and the stock has received a big boost from earnings.
I would refrain from the long side of DG.
Their stores are fun and experiential to visit, and same store sales are growing.
Mar 23, 2017 | 6:56 AM EDT
DG was downgraded from Neutral to Underperform, Credit Suisse said. $62 price target. Estimates also cut, given increased competition a...
Mar 17, 2017 | 7:14 AM EDT
Shares of DG now seen reaching $68, according to Jefferies. Estimates also cut, as the company is discounting more with groceries. Hold...
Dollar General, that is, and a good chance to own shares is there for the buying.
Which stocks are trending bearish, which are going bullish.
Investors want out of this name; it could have farther to fall.
Demographics will continue to favor health-care and pharmaceutical companies.


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