EPS for Dollar General Corporation (DG) Expected At $1.49

August 13, 2018 - By Patrick Harkless

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.10, from 1.17 in 2017Q4. It turned 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.
Putnam Lc holds 3,751 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 61,921 were reported by Paloma Partners Management. Fdx Advsrs owns 45,235 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Nexus Invest, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 234,625 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 152,000 shares. Homrich And Berg holds 0.02% or 3,380 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bancshares Ag holds 0.11% or 1.76M shares. Oakworth reported 179 shares. Delta Asset Mgmt Limited Co Tn reported 57 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Voloridge Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Co accumulated 111,959 shares. Commercial Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 3.02M shares. Andra Ap stated it has 59,500 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Hsbc Public Ltd Co owns 334,868 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Shellback Cap L P reported 115,000 shares stake. Vanguard Group Inc holds 18.55M shares or 0.08% of its portfolio.

Since March 26, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 5 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. $181,159 worth of stock was sold by ELLIOTT ANITA C on Tuesday, April 10. 2,275 shares were bought by McGuire Timothy I, worth $200,334. Kindy Michael J also sold $764,931 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) shares.

Analysts expect Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report $1.49 EPS on August, 30.They anticipate $0.39 EPS change or 35.45 % from last quarter’s $1.1 EPS. DG’s profit would be $398.66 million giving it 17.17 P/E if the $1.49 EPS is correct. After having $1.36 EPS previously, Dollar General Corporation’s analysts see 9.56 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $102.33. About 968,427 shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 33.32% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.75% the S&P500.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Dollar General (NYSE:DG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Dollar General had 18 analyst reports since February 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 16 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 15 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Friday, March 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gordon Haskett on Monday, June 4. The company was maintained on Friday, May 25 by UBS. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, April 17. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, June 1. As per Monday, April 16, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, April 25 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, June 1.

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 $27.38 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 17.13 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: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Reiterating $110 Price Target On Dollar General” on August 09, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Dollar Tree’s Bargain Price Offers 15% Upside” and published on July 24, 2018 is yet another important article.

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