Dollar General Corp. (DG) : Timucuan Asset Management Incfl scooped up 273,870 additional shares in Dollar General Corp. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Nov 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 1,152,492 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $88,350,037.Dollar General Corp. makes up approximately 7.78% of Timucuan Asset Management Incfl’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Brandywine Global Investment Management boosted its stake in DG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 272,160 additional shares and now holds a total of 272,322 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $20,876,205. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.13% of Brandywine Global Investment Management’s portfolio. Rational Advisors sold out all of its stake in DG during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 8,900 shares of DG which is valued $661,982.Winton Group Ltd reduced its stake in DG by selling 58,614 shares or 22.7% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 199,652 shares of DG which is valued at $13,929,720. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.24% of Winton Group Ltd’s portfolio. Sl Advisors sold out all of its stake in DG during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 4,088 shares of DG which is valued $279,374. Exane Derivatives sold out all of its stake in DG during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 134,238 shares of DG which is valued $9,164,428.
Dollar General Corp. closed down -0.04 points or -0.05% at $76.87 with 30,02,736 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $76.79, the shares hit an intraday low of $76.18 and an intraday high of $77.11 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Dollar General Corp. reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.09. The company had revenue of $5390.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5497.92 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.95 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Dollar General Corp.. Dollar General Corp. was Upgraded by CLSA to ” Outperform” on Oct 26, 2016. Dollar General Corp. was Initiated by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to “Sector Weight” on Oct 13, 2016. Dollar General Corp. was Downgraded by Goldman to ” Neutral” on Sep 6, 2016.
Dollar General Corporation is the discount retailer in the United States. The Company offers a selection of merchandise including consumables seasonal home products and apparel. Consumables category includes paper and cleaning products; packaged food; perishables; snacks; health and beauty; pet and tobacco products. Seasonal products include decorations toys batteries small electronics greeting cards stationery prepaid phones and accessories gardening supplies hardware automotive and home office supplies. Home products includes kitchen supplies cookware small appliances light bulbs storage containers frames candles craft supplies and kitchen bed and bath soft goods. Apparel includes casual everyday apparel for infants toddlers girls boys women and men as well as socks underwear disposable diapers shoes and accessories. Its merchandise includes national brands and private brands selections. It operates approximately 11879 stores located in over 43 states.