What do Insider Trends Have to Say About Dollar General Corporation (DG)?

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

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

(NYSE:DG) by 5.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. 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.

Dollar General has been upgrading its stores and adding hundreds of new locations - part of a bid to go after a broader swath of shoppers, including a more upscale consumer who might not typically visit a dollar store. Recently Dollar General Corporation has seen performance for this week at 2.45%. It improved, as 62 investors sold DG shares while 193 reduced holdings. Parsec Financial Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Dollar General by 11.9% during the 3rd quarter. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of DG in report on Thursday, August 31 with "Hold" rating. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD raised its stake in Dollar General by 41.3% during the 3rd quarter. The institutional investor owned 30,776 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 971 shares during the period. Buckhead Capital Management Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 17,025 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability reported 42,288 shares. Amica Mutual Insur Company reported 56,120 shares or 0.37% of all its holdings.

Several analysts have weighed in on DG shares.

"During the quarter, we effectively balanced our same-store sales growth while achieving gross profit rate expansion and continuing our planned investments in the business", said Todd Vasos, Dollar General CEO. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 18.26 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 20.54. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $85.00 price target on shares of Dollar General in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, May 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Oppenheimer & Com reported 6,736 shares. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $82.93. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.00, for a total value of $866,789.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 22,598 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,740,046.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. Finally, FMR LLC raised its stake in Dollar General by 29.4% during the 2nd quarter. Df Dent invested 0.01% 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. The company has a quick ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47.

Dollar General Corp. has a one year low of $66.50 and a one year high of $96.88.

More notable recent Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Earnings Reaction History: Dollar General Corporation, 72.7% Follow-Through ..." on December 07, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Dollar General (DG) Earnings & Sales Beat Estimates in Q3" published on December 07, 2017, Wsj.com published: "How Dollar General Became Rural America's Store of Choice" on December 04, 2017. The business had revenue of $5.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.80 billion. Moreover, Lord Abbett Com Ltd Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The company's new store opening figure is higher than normal this year due to the acquisition and subsequent rebranding of 263 stores in the second quarter. Analysts had projected 2.7%, according to Consensus Metrix. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 11th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security's price will be more volatile than the market. Lvm Capital Mi holds 0.83% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 45,232 shares.

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