Tredje AP fonden Has $1.79 Million Stake in Dollar General Corp. (DG)

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Amica Mutual Insur owns 56,120 shares for 0.37% of their portfolio. Tredje AP fonden's holdings in Dollar General were worth $1,792,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in DG.

"The company [is] the closest and most convenient general merchant for millions", GlobalData Retail analyst Neil Saunders told CNNMoney. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on Dollar General a report on Monday, February 6th. Finally, FMR LLC raised its stake in Dollar General by 29.4% during the 2nd quarter. It is positive, as 62 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 193 reduced holdings. Atlanta Capital Management Co. Sun Life Financial INC boosted its holdings in Dollar General by 18,170.0% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 8,215,436 shares of the company's stock valued at $572,863,000 after buying an additional 1,398,043 shares in the last quarter.

Recent session action on shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) puts the stock on today's active list. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.00, for a total value of $866,789.00. L L C now owns 1,241,424 shares of the company's stock worth $89,495,000 after acquiring an additional 945,673 shares during the last quarter.

Several analysts have weighed in on DG shares.

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is 22.65%. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, March 11 by Barclays Capital. Semper Augustus Invests Grp Limited Liability Company has invested 3.24% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of Dollar General in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Dollar General now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $82.93. Gateway Advisers invested 0.01% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). (NYSE DG) traded up $0.48 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $90.85. 3,743,000 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,845,262. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 0.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47.

Dollar General Corp. has a one year low of $66.50 and a one year high of $96.88. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. The company reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.94 by ($0.01).

Dollar General's 4.3% third quarter same store sales increase handily exceeded analysts' estimates and the company disclosed a massive, even by Dollar General standards, 2018 real estate plan involving new and remodeled stores.

Dollar General operated 14,321 stores in 44 states as of November 3, 2017. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.89 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Dollar General Corp. will post 4.5 EPS for the current year. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 11th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share.

As with most large market cap stocks, it has a good dividend yield of 1.14%. Dollar General Corp.'s payout ratio is 23.53%.

Dollar General attributed the decrease to higher markdowns, mainly for promotional activities; a greater proportion of sales of consumables, which generally have a lower gross profit rate than other product categories; and sales of lower-margin products comprising a higher proportion of consumables sales. "Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.26 (DG)" was first published by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of global trademark & copyright law. The new store growth includes the rebranding of 263 locations acquired in Dollar General's 2017 Q2. 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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