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

May 17, 2018 - By Gwen Gough

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.26, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. The ratio increased due to Dollar General Corporation positioning: 34 sold and 200 reduced. 109 funds took holdings and 164 increased holdings. Investors holded 237.14 million in 2017Q3 but now own 233.50 million shares or 1.53% less.
Finemark Commercial Bank And has 56,032 shs for 0.33% of their capital. Millennium Management Llc invested in 93,475 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Arrowgrass Capital Prns (Us) Lp invested in 2,000 shs or 0% of the stock. Laurion Ltd Partnership owns 948,417 shs. Highvista Strategies Ltd Liability stated it has 4,800 shs or 0.12% of all its holdings. Private Comm Na stated it has 0.13% of its capital in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Delta Asset Mngmt Lc Tn holds 57 shs. Hermes Invest Management owns 5,900 shs. Eaton Vance Management reported 27,730 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 0.04% or 12,476 shs. 79,163 are held by Fjarde Ap. Ls Invest Limited Com has invested 0.04% of its capital in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 122,393 shs or 0.05% of the stock. Alliancebernstein L P invested 0.05% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Moreover, Legal General Group Plc has 0.1% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 1.53 million shs.

Dollar General Corporation registered $4.42 million net activity with 0 buys and 8 sales since December 12, 2017. On Monday, March 26 Kindy Michael J also sold $764,931 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). TAYLOR RHONDA sold $251,895 worth of stock. Ravener Robert D sold $993,498 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) or 9,874 shs on Tuesday, April 17.

On June, 7 is anticipated Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)’s earnings report, Zacks reports. Analysts predict 35.92 % diference or $1.40 from the $1.03 EPS from 2017. DG’s profit could be $375.96M if the current earnings per share of $1.40 is accurate. After $1.48 earnings per share was revealed last quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -5.41 % for Dollar General Corporation. DG is touching $96.2 during the last trading session, after increased 2.34%.Dollar General Corporation is uptrending after having risen 34.01% since May 17, 2017. DG has 4.88M volume or 122.46% up from normal. DG outperformed by 22.46% the S&P 500.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

In total 15 analysts cover Dollar General (NYSE:DG). “Buy” rating has 11, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. (NYSE:DG) has 73% bullish analysts. 23 are the (NYSE:DG)’s ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, January 23 the rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform”. The company rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, April 17. On Thursday, March 15 the stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray. On Monday, December 4 the rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, February 12. On Wednesday, April 25 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of DG in report with “Overweight” rating. In Tuesday, April 17 report JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating. In Tuesday, February 27 report Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, March 16 Loop Capital maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) rating. Loop Capital has “Hold” rating and $97 target. The company rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Monday, April 16.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States.The firm is valued at $25.83 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.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 briefly released 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 released on May 15, 2018.

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