EPS for Dollar General Corporation (DG) Expected At $1.49

August 13, 2018 - By Alicia Butler

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.10, from 1.17 in 2017Q4. It fall, 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.
Exane Derivatives holds 0% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 13,053 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 24,800 shares. Moreover, Cibc Ww has 0.01% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh invested in 13,556 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Mufg Americas has 463 shares. Peak6 Investments Lp owns 43,686 shares. Mercer Cap Advisers has invested 0.01% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Hermes Invest Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.01% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Tarbox Family Office invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Numerixs Inv Techs reported 0.61% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 3,647 are owned by Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Switzerland). Capital Intll Ca owns 4,500 shares. National Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 32,817 shares. Epoch Invest Prtnrs has invested 0.56% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 123,933 are held by Majedie Asset Mgmt.

Since March 26, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 5 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. The insider Ravener Robert D sold $1.00M. $200,334 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) was bought by McGuire Timothy I on Friday, June 1. On Wednesday, April 18 ELLIOTT ANITA C sold $302,597 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) or 3,000 shares.

Analysts expect Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report $1.49 EPS on August, 30.They anticipate $0.39 EPS change or 35.45 % from last quarter’s $1.1 EPS. DG’s profit would be $398.66 million giving it 17.17 P/E if the $1.49 EPS is correct. After having $1.36 EPS previously, Dollar General Corporation’s analysts see 9.56 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $102.33. About 968,427 shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 33.32% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.75% the S&P500.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Dollar General (NYSE:DG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Dollar General had 18 analyst reports since February 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $11600 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. On Thursday, March 15 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. Gordon Haskett upgraded Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Monday, June 4 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, June 1. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Friday, June 22. As per Friday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, February 27 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, April 16. 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) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, April 17 by JP Morgan.

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 $27.38 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 17.13 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: Benzinga.com, which released: “Dollar Tree’s Bargain Price Offers 15% Upside” on July 24, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Reiterating $110 Price Target On Dollar General” and published on August 09, 2018 is yet another important article.

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