EPS for Dollar General Corporation (DG) Expected At $1.40 on June, 7

May 17, 2018 - By Robert Reynolds

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During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.17. That’s change of 0.26, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. 34 investors sold all, 200 reduced holdings as Dollar General Corporation ratio increased. 164 increased positions while 109 funds took positions. Funds hold 233.50 million shares thus 1.53% less from 2017Q3’s 237.14 million shares.
Deutsche Bancorp Ag accumulated 1.75 million shs. Nexus Incorporated owns 234,440 shs. 20,469 are owned by Canada Pension Plan Board. Drw stated it has 0.04% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Lmr Prtnrs Llp accumulated 5,004 shs. Atalanta Sosnoff Ltd Liability Company invested in 324,589 shs or 0.98% of the stock. Oakworth Cap Incorporated invested in 100 shs. Nordea Inv Mgmt reported 61,491 shs. South Dakota Council accumulated 29,100 shs or 0.06% of the stock. Dnb Asset Mgmt As stated it has 0.03% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Amica Mutual Insur stated it has 0.51% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Private Advisor Grp Incorporated Lc has invested 0.02% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Manufacturers Life The reported 0.03% of its capital in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). D E Shaw Co invested 0.01% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Gillespie Robinson & Grimm stated it has 3.31% of its capital in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG).

Dollar General Corporation had 8 selling transactions and 0 buys since December 12, 2017. This’s net activity of $4.42 million. On Tuesday, December 12 Ravener Robert D also sold $1.06M worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). ELLIOTT ANITA C sold 3,000 shs worth $302,597. Kindy Michael J had sold 7,536 shs worth $683,092 on Thursday, December 14.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is expected to report earnings on June, 7., according to Faxor. Analysts forecast 35.92 % diference or $1.40 from the $1.03 EPS from 2017. In case of $1.40 earnings per share DG’s profit could hit $375.96M. -5.41 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $1.48 reported EPS previous quarter. DG is hitting $96.2 during the last trading session, after increased 2.34%.Dollar General Corporation has 4.88M shares volume, 122.46% up from normal. DG is uptrending and has moved 34.01% since May 17, 2017. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 22.46%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

A total of 15 analysts rate Dollar General (NYSE:DG) as follows: 11 “Buy”, 4 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 73% are bullish. (NYSE:DG) has 23 ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. The company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, December 7. On Thursday, January 25 Telsey Advisory Group upgraded Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to “Outperform” rating. On Thursday, December 7 the stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. On Friday, December 8 the company was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. On Tuesday, April 17 the firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given. On Friday, March 16 the stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Hold” rating given by Loop Capital. On Friday, February 16 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. The company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, March 15. The company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 23. The stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Monday, December 4.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States.The company has $25.83 billion market cap. 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.Last it reported negative earnings. 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.

Another two news for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) were recently brought out by: Seekingalpha.com on May 16, 2018 with title “Death Of Retail Is Premature”. The other Usatoday.com‘s article was titled “Dollar stores are dominating brick-and-mortar retail: A Foolish Take” and brought out on May 15, 2018.

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