Investors expect higher earnings growth on Dollar General Corporation (DG)

The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $28.46B company. If the $112.31 PT is reached, the company will be worth $2.00 billion more. The stock decreased 1.50% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $114.6. Blackrock owns 1.39 million shares. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since January 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 100% are positive. On Assignment Inc had 26 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Dollar Tree, Inc is an operator of discount variety stores. Telsey Advisory Group has "Market Perform" rating and $78 target. MKM Partners upped their price objective on Dollar Tree from $96.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earned "Buy" rating by UBS on Friday, May 27. As per Monday, January 23, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of DG in report on Sunday, August 20 with "Buy" rating. TH Capital initiated Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Sei Invests Com accumulated 185,305 shares. (NASDAQ:ETSY) earned "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Monday, September 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $111.0 target in Wednesday, November 22 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 24. The ROIC Quality of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. In order for Dollar Tree, Inc.to pay dividends, they need to have healthy cash flow, which now sits at 13.34. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Dollar Tree from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. The rating was maintained by Loop Capital Markets on Monday, August 7 with "Buy". As per Wednesday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

The return on assets ratio of the Company was 10.30% while its return on investment ratio was 15.70%. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, September 2 report. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag owns 553,425 shares. On Friday, August 26 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Berenberg on Monday, June 19 with "Buy".

In related news, insider David A. Jacobs sold 9,192 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st.

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 $79.81 million. 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 sweets, 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 27.52 P/E ratio. Inc. lifted its stake in Dollar General Corp.

Landscape Capital Management Llc decreased Corporate Office Pptys Tr (NYSE:OFC) stake by 34,001 shares to 132,499 valued at $4.35 million in 2017Q3. Kindy Michael J sold 7,536 shares worth $683,092. It worsened, as 15 investors sold EFSC shares while 49 reduced holdings. Another trade for 11,368 shares valued at $1.06 million was sold by Ravener Robert D.

Analysts await Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report earnings on March, 15. They expect $0.76 EPS, up 18.75% or $0.12 from last year's $0.64 per share. DG's profit will be $393.77 million for 18.16 P/E if the $1.45 EPS becomes a reality.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.34, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 58 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 187 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. Bank Of Montreal Can, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 1,660 shares. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 143,132 shares of company stock valued at $14,679,180. Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) was raised too. The Return on Assets for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is 0.104135. 1,912,775 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,810,000. Veritable L.P. now owns 4,803 shares of the company's stock valued at $346,000 after purchasing an additional 35 shares in the last quarter. Wellington Gru Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.03% or 1.41 million shares in its portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 2.53 million shares. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)'s FCF growth is presently at 0.303690. Buys 4,025 Shares of Dollar General Corp. Td Capital Mngmt Lc reported 59 shares.

In other news, Director Lemuel E. Lewis purchased 3,475 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 16th. Aqr Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 47,995 shares. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 1,390 shares of the company's stock worth $149,000 after acquiring an additional 992 shares in the last quarter. About 918,507 shares traded. For those of you who are trading Dollar Tree, Inc., the weekly volatility is 2.00% and performance for the week is 1.16%.

Latest News