Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Dollar General Corporation (DG) : 9 brokerage houses believe that Dollar General Corporation (DG) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 2 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 7 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Dollar General Corporation (DG). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Strong Sell with a rank of 5.The median of all the 18 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 1.86.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) : The highest short term price target forecast on Dollar General Corporation (DG) is $98 and the lowest target price is $78. A total of 15 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $88.13 with a standard deviation of $7.4.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Atlantic Equities downgrades their rating on the shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The current rating of the shares is Neutral. Earlier, the shares were rated a Buy by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on August 31, 2016.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $70.8701 and the intraday high of $72.33 after having opened at $71.96 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $71.96, a loss of -0.35%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 7,301,266 shares. The stock failed to cross $72.33 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $72.

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 11,879 stores located in over 43 states.

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