Dollar General Updates FY17 Guidance

Dollar General's 2018 real estate plan calls for 2,000 projects including 900 store openings

Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 0.04% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). (NYSE:DG) by 3.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,598 shares in the company, valued at $1,740,046.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on DG shares. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD raised its stake in Dollar General by 41.3% during the 3rd quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,305 shares of the company's stock valued at $187,000 after acquiring an additional 2,295 shares in the last quarter. It also reduced its holding in Cognizant Technology Solutio (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 227,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.68 million shares, and cut its stake in Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI). Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,827 shares of the company's stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 1,817 shares in the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in Dollar General by 363.7% during the 2nd quarter. Athena Capital Advisors Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 63,211 shares. Welch Group LLC raised its position in shares of Dollar General by 27.1% during the second quarter. This recommendation lands on a scale between 1 and 5.

The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, September 6. Bank of America reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $90.00 target price on shares of Dollar General in a report on Friday, August 25th.

We can find critical insight by examining institutional ownership, which are reported in public companies' most recent 13F filings. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of DG in report on Friday, March 11 with "Equal-Weight" rating. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on Dollar General Corp.in a report on Monday, February 6th. Dollar General Corp. had 92 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of DG in report on Wednesday, October 7 with "Buy" rating. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. $84.43's average target is -9.45% below currents $93.24 stock price.

Shares of Dollar General Corp. At Bancshares invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The stock had a trading volume of 3,743,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,845,262. CNDT comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.53 that's below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (2.66) and its peers (4.72). The firm has a market capitalization of $24,694.42, a P/E ratio of 20.04, a PEG ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.96. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending.

The company said that it had $0.98 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.9 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters of $0.94 in EPS on revenue of $5.8 billion.

For the 39-week period ended November 3, Dollar General's net sales grew 8.5 percent over the year-ago period to $17.3 billion. The company's revenue was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. (DG) narrowed its fiscal 2017 GAAP earnings per share guidance to a range of $4.37 to $4.47, compared to its prior guidance range of $4.35 to $4.50. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 25th.

On the short term liquidity situation, company is in a stable position, and Dollar General Corporation present near term investments and accounts receivable are at 1.4 CR. Dollar General Corp.'s payout ratio is 23.53%. More interesting news about Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Earnings Reaction History: Dollar General Corporation, 72.7% Follow-Through ..." published on December 07, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Dollar General (DG) Earnings & Sales Beat Estimates in Q3" with publication date: December 07, 2017. "(DG)" was posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. If you are viewing this article on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright & trademark legislation.

Analysts await Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report earnings on December, 7 before the open. This same-store sales increase was attributable to positive results in the consumables, seasonal and apparel categories, partially offset by negative results in the home products category.

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