Dollar General Corp (DG)

pos +0.73
Today's Range: 96.04 - 96.75 | DG Avg Daily Volume: 2,559,700
Last Update: 07/26/16 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 3,163,204
YTD Performance: 33.55%
Open: $96.14
Previous Close: $95.98
52 Week Range: $59.75 - $96.25
Oustanding Shares: 283,778,285
Market Cap: 27,001,503,818
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 14 14 13
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 1 2 2 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.22 1.31 1.31 1.42
Latest Dividend: 0.25
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.05%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/13/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 22.93
Price Earnings Comparisons:
DG Sector Avg. S&P 500
22.93 23.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
17.05% 20.87% 76.99%
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:
Revenue 20.37B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (07/16) Qtr (10/16) FY (01/17) FY (01/18)
Average Estimate $1.09 $1.01 $4.63 $5.19
Number of Analysts 9 8 11 10
High Estimate $1.10 $1.05 $4.70 $5.30
Low Estimate $1.07 $0.98 $4.55 $5.07
Prior Year $0.95 $0.88 $3.96 $4.63
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 14.50% 14.20% 17.03% 11.99%
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It's a pretty broad spectrum, but they've definitely arrived.
Because retail has become such a fast-moving industry (at least when it comes to stock price), a quick "price check" is worthwhile
Technicals show that the discount retailer should go higher.
DG looks like it is headed to $100 in the intermediate term.
Dollar Tree and Dollar General are among BTIG's top picks for 2016, largely because of their resistance to economic downturns.
With less than an hour to go before the last trading day ahead of Memorial Day weekend, we're looking at a slight upward bias for the opening based on what the futures are showing.
And their stock prices are now reflecting those wins.
May 04, 2016 | 7:12 AM EDT
DG was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $100 price target. Earnings visibility is improving.

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