How Many Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

July 14, 2018 - By Tamara Reed

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.10, from 1.17 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 55 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 199 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 192 raised stakes. 232.75 million shares or 0.32% less from 233.50 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) owns 3,647 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Natl Pension Serv invested in 0.15% or 316,703 shares. Midas holds 0.9% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) or 20,600 shares. Oppenheimer Com invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Utd Advisers Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 14,583 shares. Raymond James Associates, a Florida-based fund reported 103,413 shares. Amica Retiree Medical Trust reported 5,817 shares stake. Marshall Wace Llp stated it has 9,387 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Burns J W And owns 2,560 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Stifel Corporation reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Illinois-based Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.11% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 2.00 million are owned by Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Liability Com. Metropolitan Life Insurance holds 45,028 shares. Vigilant Ltd Liability reported 120,055 shares. Syntal Capital Limited Co has invested 0.17% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG).

Since March 26, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. ELLIOTT ANITA C sold $181,159 worth of stock or 1,892 shares. Another trade for 2,275 shares valued at $200,334 was made by McGuire Timothy I on Friday, June 1. The insider Kindy Michael J sold $764,931.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Dollar General (NYSE:DG), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Dollar General has $122 highest and $90 lowest target. $100.57’s average target is 1.08% above currents $99.5 stock price. Dollar General had 23 analyst reports since January 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, May 25 by UBS. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, February 1. On Friday, June 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy”. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 30. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Monday, April 16. Buckingham Research maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, June 1 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Friday, March 16. Jefferies maintained the shares of DG in report on Friday, February 16 with “Hold” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Thursday, March 15 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, June 1. Below is a list of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) latest ratings and price target changes.

22/06/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Strong Buy Upgrade
04/06/2018 Broker: Gordon Haskett Old Rating: Accumulate New Rating: Buy Old Target: $67 Upgrade
01/06/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $103 New Target: $93 Maintain
01/06/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $98 New Target: $95 Maintain
01/06/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $95 New Target: $90 Maintain
01/06/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $122 New Target: $116 Maintain
30/05/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
25/05/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $112.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $121 New Target: $122 Maintain
18/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral New Target: $103 Initiates Coverage On

The stock increased 0.96% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $99.5. About 2.27M shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 33.32% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.75% the S&P500.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company has market cap of $26.62 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. It has a 16.65 P/E ratio. 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.

More news for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Dollar General: A Hold At Best” on June 19, 2018. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Why Dollar General Stock Gained 13% in June” and published on July 09, 2018 is yet another important article.

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