It’s been a crucial week for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG); here’s what analysts have to say.

July 14, 2018 - By Robert Sims

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.10, from 1.17 in 2017Q4. It is negative, 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.
Amf Pensionsforsakring holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 112,885 shares. Old Natl Bancshares In owns 6,809 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Ls Invest Advisors Ltd Liability Com owns 7,268 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has 0.05% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Paradigm Asset Management Lc reported 750 shares. First Pacific Advisors Limited Liability Corporation reported 172,245 shares. Smithfield reported 35 shares stake. Kings Point Cap accumulated 0.01% or 300 shares. Central Savings Bank Trust invested in 0.01% or 324 shares. 84,181 are owned by Art Ltd Company. Tyvor Limited Liability Corp accumulated 313,757 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md reported 31.10 million shares stake. Genesee Valley Tru has 0.82% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Cwm holds 35 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Fuller And Thaler Asset Management accumulated 2,575 shares.

Since March 26, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. 2,275 shares valued at $200,334 were bought by McGuire Timothy I on Friday, June 1. $181,159 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) was sold by ELLIOTT ANITA C on Tuesday, April 10. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $1.00M was made by Ravener Robert D on Friday, June 22.

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. Loop Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $97 target in Friday, March 16 report. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Wells Fargo. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $116 target in Friday, June 1 report. On Friday, June 1 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, April 25 with “Overweight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, May 25. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, February 12 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Oppenheimer. As per Tuesday, April 17, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of DG in report on Thursday, March 15 with “Buy” rating. 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 2.27 million 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: Fool.com, which released: “Why Dollar General Stock Gained 13% in June” on July 09, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Dollar General: A Hold At Best” and published on June 19, 2018 is yet another important article.

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