Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) shows YTD Performance of 8.58%


Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $82.96. The stock traded with the volume of 7.13 Million in the last trading session. Dollar General Corporation opened at $77.94 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.26%. The Bid price in the last session was $77.65 x 200 and the Ask price was $77.82 x 500. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Dollar General Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 21.78 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $96.88 and 52-Week Low of $66.27 and it touched its 52-week high on Jul 27, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 3, 2015.

Dollar General Corporation reported its last Earnings on Dec 01 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.08/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.09/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $-0.01/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of -0.9%. The company will report its next earnings on 1-Dec-16.

23 number of analysts also provided their insight on Dollar General Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $82.96. They also projected Low Price Target as $67 while High Price Target is set at $95.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 6 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 7 reported it as Buy.14 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 1 say that this stock is a SELL.

Dollar General Corporation annual Divided is 1 while it’s Dividend Yield is 1.29%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.1 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 15.91. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.04 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 4.04, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 117.75 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 35.55.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 10.8 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 22.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 15%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 3.61% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 8.18 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.95 percent.

A look at performance overview of Dollar General Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is -2.5 percent while Performance Month is 11.91%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 5.7% and Half Year Performance value stands at -14.4%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 19.11 percent. Dollar General Corporation has its YTD performance of 8.58 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 29 Aug 2016 where Director Calbert (Michael M) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 13000 shares were traded at a price of $75.53. Another insider trade includes Director Rhodes (William C III) who also initiated a transaction in which 5000 shares were traded on 25 Aug 2016 as “Buy”. On 2 Jun 2016 Officer ELLIOTT ANITA C traded 2947 shares as “Sell” at $91.11. Director Fili-Krushel (Patricia D) Sell 1 shares on 28 May 2016 at the price of $89.88.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm KeyBanc Capital Mkts on 13-Oct-16 who Initiated the stock  to Sector Weight. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 23-Sep-16, Barclays took an action “Initiated”  to Equal Weight. On 6-Sep-16, the stock was Downgrade to Neutral by Goldman.