Stocks to Lookout for: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)


Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) retreated -0.44% and closed its last session at $78.31. The stock has the market capitalization of $22.06 Billion with the total outstanding shares of 281.74 Million. Dollar General Corporation. has Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 2.12 between the scale of 1 to 5 (1 represents Strong Buy and 5 means Sell). The stock currently has P/E of 18.33 for trailing twelve months while its Forward P/E is 16.12.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) touched its 52-Week High of $96.88 on Jul 27, 2016 while it’s 52-Week Low of $65.11 on Dec 2, 2015. The company currently has Return on Assets of 10.8 percent, Return on Equity of 22.9% and Return on Investment of 15 percent. The stock currently showing Weekly Volatility of 2.07%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.97% Percent with Average True Range of 1.43 and Beta of 0.87.

The 24 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Dollar General have a median target of 83.50, with a high estimate of 95.00 and a low estimate of 67.00. The median estimate represents a +6.63% increase from the last price of 78.31.

Press Release:

The Company on 14 November reported it will continue its mission of Serving Others this holiday season with its ongoing commitment to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the local communities it serves in partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation and other area toy drives. In addition to customer donations throughout the campaigns, Dollar General will donate $175,000 to provide additional funding and support of these organizations’ efforts.

From November 18 through December 18, Dollar General customers may donate $1 or more at check-out to benefit the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. This year marks the eleventh consecutive year of Dollar General’s support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which is the global leader in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other deadly diseases. Dollar General and its customers have provided more than $15.3 million to the Thanks and Giving® campaign since 2006.

Also beginning November 18, Dollar General stores will begin collecting toys and holiday items to benefit children this holiday season. Through partnerships with the Toys for Tots Foundation and local toy drives, children throughout the local communities Dollar General stores serve may have a brighter holiday season. In-store

Company Profile:

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the United States. The Company separates its merchandise into four categories, which includes highly consumable, seasonal, home products and basic clothing. Highly consumable consists of packaged food, candy, snacks and refrigerated products, health and beauty aids, home cleaning supplies and pet supplies; seasonal consists of seasonal and holiday-related items, toys, stationery and hardware; home products consists of house wares and domestics, and basic clothing consists of casual everyday apparel. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by America’s most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg’s, General Mills, Nabisco, Fruit of the Loom, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.