Dollar General Corporation (DG) Analysts See $1.40 EPS as of June, 7

May 17, 2018 - By Julie Barnes

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During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.17. That’s change of 0.26, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. 34 investors sold all, 200 reduced holdings as Dollar General Corporation ratio increased. 164 grew holdings while 109 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 233.50 million shares thus 1.53% less from 2017Q3’s 237.14 million shares.
The Missouri-based State Bank has invested 0.01% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 31,750 were accumulated by Buckingham Mngmt. 103,471 are owned by Oppenheimer Asset Management Incorporated. Hellman Jordan Mngmt Ma invested 1.63% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Meeder Asset Management accumulated 19,299 shs. Td Asset Management Inc has invested 0.13% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Stevens Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 277,256 shs or 1% of its capital. Carroll Finance Assoc Inc holds 0% or 411 shs. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 24,980 shs or 0.06% of all its holdings. Argi Investment Ser Limited Liability Com owns 10,668 shs for 0.07% of their capital. First Republic Mgmt Incorporated reported 35,536 shs stake. New York-based Joel Isaacson Ltd Liability has invested 0.1% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Federated Invsts Incorporated Pa has invested 0.01% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Limited, United Kingdom-based fund reported 3,069 shs. Moreover, Utah Retirement System has 0.1% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 51,133 shs.

Dollar General Corporation registered $4.42 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 8 selling transactions since December 12, 2017. On Monday, December 18 $186,747 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) was sold by ELLIOTT ANITA C. On Tuesday, December 12 a trade for 2,711 shs valued at $251,895 was made by TAYLOR RHONDA. $764,931 worth of stock was sold by Kindy Michael J on Monday, March 26.

Earnings report for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is awaited on June, 7., according to Faxor. This year’s earnings per share analyst estimate is awaited to be $1.40. That is 35.92 % up compareed to $1.03 earnings per share for last year. DG’s profit could hit $375.96M with 17.18 P/E in case $1.40 earnings per share is reported. Wall Street now forecasts -5.41 % negative EPS growth despite Dollar General Corporation last quarter’s EPS of $1.48. DG touched $96.2 during the last trading session after $2.2 change.Dollar General Corporation is uptrending after having risen 34.01% since May 17, 2017. DG has 4.88M volume or 122.46% up from normal. DG outperformed the S&P500 by 22.46%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

In total 15 analysts cover Dollar General (NYSE:DG). “Buy” rating has 11, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. 73% are bullish. 23 are the (NYSE:DG)’s analyst reports since November 20, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, December 7 the firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given. On Thursday, December 7 the stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. On Tuesday, January 23 Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of DG in report to “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, April 25 the firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given. The company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, February 12. On Friday, March 16 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital. On Thursday, January 25 the rating was upgraded by Telsey Advisory Group to “Outperform”. In Friday, February 16 report Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $100.0 target. On Friday, December 8 Telsey Advisory Group maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) with “Market Perform” rating. On Monday, December 4 UBS maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) with “Buy” rating.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States.The firm is valued at $25.83 billion. The firm offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products.Currently it has negative earnings. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods.

Another two news for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) were briefly released by: Usatoday.com on May 15, 2018 with title “Dollar stores are dominating brick-and-mortar retail: A Foolish Take”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “Death Of Retail Is Premature” and released on May 16, 2018.

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