Dollar General 3rd-qtr comp sales beat on hurricane-fueled demand (DG)

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The fund owned 3,785,080 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 415,584 shares during the period. Also generally volatility for large market cap stocks are lower so for Dollar General Corporation, volatility for the week has been 2.19%, and for the month 2.01%. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. Dollar General's revenue was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,827 shares of the company's stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 1,817 shares in the last quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd's holdings in Dollar General were worth $716,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. 12Th Street Asset Management Llc accumulated 325,846 shares. Meeder Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Dollar General by 22,950.0% in the 3rd quarter. Finally, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec grew its stake in Dollar General by 2.3% in the 3rd quarter. The institutional investor held 2.75M shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $197.92M, up from 2.00M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Used in conjunction with a variety of other ratios, this indicator is a very important tool for investors in determining the effectiveness of a company to generate returns for investors. The Price to Cash Flow for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is 15.062329. Today it is now trading at $90.85 (0.53%), with an average volume 2495.55, its volume today is 3,743,027. 3,729,595 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,845,205. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 0.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. The firm has a market capitalization of $24,694.42, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.04, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.96. Dollar General Corp. has a twelve month low of $65.97 and a twelve month high of $92.11. The Illinois-based North Star Mngmt has invested 0% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by ($0.01).

Dollar General Corp. had a net margin of 5.70% and a return on equity of 22.79%. Dollar General Corp. The business had revenue of $5.61 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.59 billion. The Earnings Yield Five Year average for inTEST Corporation (AMEX:INTT) is 0.058704. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 9th will be given a $0.26 dividend. Dollar General Corp.'s payout ratio is 23.53%. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of DG in report on Friday, March 11 with "Equal-Weight" rating. Buckingham Research reinitiated Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Monday, August 7 with "Neutral" rating. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $91.00 target price for the company.

Inspite of challenges in Discount, Variety Stores environment, stock has seen structural and fundamental improvements Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Trussell has now boosted his rating on shares from Hold to Buy and this comes as research firms are doubling down on negative call Even with lofty face value, there is no basis for thinking that Dollar General Corporation is over bought. Raymond James Financial reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Dollar General in a report on Sunday. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $83.12. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.00, for a total value of $866,789.00.

Amica Mutual Insur owns 56,120 shares for 0.37% of their portfolio.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Dollar General Corp". Texas Permanent School Fund reported 70,885 shares. If you are reading this story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark legislation. Arga Invest Management Lp stated it has 0.17% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 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.

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