Dollar General Corp (DG)

DG (:Retail) EQUITY
$81.91
pos +0.00
+0.00%
Today's Range: 79.89 - 82.03 | DG Avg Daily Volume: 2,938,100
Last Update: 04/29/16 - 4:03 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 0.00%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $80.96
52 Week Range: $59.75 - $87.42
Oustanding Shares: 286,468,872
Market Cap: 23,192,519,877
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 13 13 12 12
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 1
Hold 3 5 5 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.42 1.58 1.61 1.68
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 0.00
Price Earnings Comparisons:
DG Sector Avg. S&P 500
0.00 20.50 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 7.70 0.30 0.08
Net Income 9.40 0.20 0.07
EPS 13.20 0.40 0.11
Earnings for DG:
EBITDA 2.29B
Revenue 20.37B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (04/16) Qtr (07/16) FY (01/17) FY (01/18)
Average Estimate $0.95 $1.08 $4.57 $5.16
Number of Analysts 10 9 11 9
High Estimate $0.96 $1.10 $4.65 $5.26
Low Estimate $0.93 $1.06 $4.50 $5.05
Prior Year $0.84 $0.95 $3.96 $4.57
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 12.86% 13.45% 15.34% 12.95%
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My Takeaways and Observations Real Money Pro($)

Another day in which what was bad -- cyclicals, energy and banking -- is good again. The U.S. dollar strengthened -- that, too, is not supposed to be good for equities. Crude oil reversed from 2016 highs established earlier in the day. closing down by 38 cents to $41.79. Natural gas climbed by three cents. Gold was down $12.60 to $1,249. Monster move higher in agricultural commodities: wheat +0.25, corn +11.00. soybean +20.5 -- to the moon, Alice.   Bonds climbed, with iShares 20-Year+ Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) up 50 cents. The 10-year and the 30-year barely moved. Yields unchanged. Municipals were slightly higher. High yield prospered, with iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) up 60 cents and SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) up 25 cents. Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund (BGB) was up a nickel to a new recent high of $13.90. Banks were the world's fair on a slight JPMorgan Chase (JPM) beat against much-lowered expectations from a few months ago. Citigroup (C) and Bank of America (BAC) are on tap later this week. Notably, Deutsche Bank (DB) dead-catted by 8%. Brokerages ripped higher on better-than-expected capital markets activity within the JPM report. Morgan Stanley (MS) was up more than a beaner and Goldman Sachs (GS) was up $5. Life insurance stocks also strong. Autos rebounded, with General Motors (GM) up $1.05 and Ford (F) up 25 cents as investors are willing to pay more for a dollar of earnings that are peaking. Defensive consumer nondurables were anything but defensive as the market continues to rotate to more aggressive names. Staples were hit, including Best Ideas List long Procter & Gamble (PG).  Old tech was higher, but less than the market. IBM (IBM) continues its skein after an upgrade a few days ago. Modest gains for Intel (INTC), Cisco (CSCO) and Microsoft (MSFT). iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) was up 1.9% despite the Theranos news and the credit release at Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX). Allergan (AGN) was lower. My former biotech basket of speculative stocks was mixed. Celgene (CELG), Acadia Pharmaceuticals (ACAD), Intrexon (XON), Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA) and Sage Therapeutics (SAGE) were strong. Media joined the fun. Comcast (CMCSA) was up only 20 cents but Disney (DIS) was up two beaners. Retail was higher, but not materially so after the weak data. (T)FANG with the exception of a weak Facebook (FB) was higher on the day. But there was distinct underperformance against the averages. NOSH was mixed and also underperformed. CRABBY was led by C. In individual stocks, Apple (AAPL) was up $1.60 and Twitter (TWTR) rose almost 5%, while Potash (POT) and Radian Group (RDN) also moved higher. Limited trading today. Here is some great stuff on RealMoneyPro today: El Capitan on CSX  (CSX) and Jeremy LaKosh on the same subject.  RevShark's always-informative market takes.  Carleton English on the bears' dilemma.  Mike Norman's I told you so.  Ed Ponsi "Scheme" does the
Changing retail habits and economic bottlenecks will hit the sector this earnings season.

Five Below Is Heading Up Real Money Pro($)

But a pullback may be coming soon for this fast-growing company.
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Mar 24, 2016 | 7:30 AM EDT
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Mar 11, 2016 | 7:05 AM EST
Shares of DG now seen reaching $96, according to Jefferies. Estimates also increased, as the company can continue to expand margins. Bu...
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