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).
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.
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.