Dollar General Corp (DG)

DG (NYSE:Retail)
neg -0.43
Today's Range: 55.56 - 56.06 | DG Avg Daily Volume: 5,298,200
Last Update: 07/25/14 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 3,369,241
YTD Performance: -7.10%
Open: $55.89
Previous Close: $56.04
52 Week Range: $52.40 - $65.99
Oustanding Shares: 303,303,655
Market Cap: 16,930,410,022
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 8
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 9 8 7 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.13 2.07 1.93 1.93
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 17.34
Price Earnings Comparisons:
DG Sector Avg. S&P 500
17.34 17.40 28.96
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
1.32% 3.34% 68.80%
Revenue 9.30 0.34 0.10
Net Income 7.60 0.63 0.18
EPS 11.10 0.72 0.20
Earnings for DG:
Revenue 17.50B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (07/14) Qtr (10/14) FY (01/15) FY (01/16)
Average Estimate $0.83 $0.81 $3.52 $4.05
Number of Analysts 13 12 14 14
High Estimate $0.85 $0.84 $3.57 $4.15
Low Estimate $0.80 $0.79 $3.48 $3.90
Prior Year $0.77 $0.72 $3.20 $3.52
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.89% 12.96% 9.98% 14.96%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Today's perfect market conditions must end at some point.
Jun 24, 2014 | 8:06 AM EDT
DG was removed from the Conviction Buy list, Goldman Sachs said. Valuation call, based on a $72 price target.
Just look at Icahn's newly disclosed stake in Family Dollar.
Jun 09, 2014 | 7:57 AM EDT
DG was upgraded to Buy from Hold, Jefferies said. Driven by potential consolidation in space. $75 price target.
May 29, 2014 | 7:52 AM EDT
DG was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. $58 price target. Company has limited earnings upside potential.
May 28, 2014 | 7:39 AM EDT
DG was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $60 price target. Company faces headwinds to continued future growth. 
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Feb 19, 2014 | 7:45 AM EST
DG estimates were reduced through 2015, BMO Capital said. Company could face increased competition from WMT. Outperform rating and new ...

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