Dollar General Corp. (DG) : Gratry Co added new position in Dollar General Corp. during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 3,440 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $319,610 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 10, 2016 with the SEC.Dollar General Corp. makes up approximately 0.24% of Gratry Co’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Fdo Partners sold out all of its stake in DG during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 3,022 shares of DG which is valued $280,774.Diversified Trust Co reduced its stake in DG by selling 2,275 shares or 10.04% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 20,386 shares of DG which is valued at $1,938,097. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.26% of Diversified Trust Co’s portfolio.American Century Companies Inc boosted its stake in DG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 493,609 additional shares and now holds a total of 507,129 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $48,212,754. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.05% of American Century Companies Inc’s portfolio.Loeb Partners Corp boosted its stake in DG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,100 additional shares and now holds a total of 12,500 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $1,189,375. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.39% of Loeb Partners Corp’s portfolio. First Quadrant L Pca added DG to its portfolio by purchasing 136 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $12,760.
Dollar General Corp. closed down -0.84 points or -0.92% at $90.85 with 20,73,712 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $91.6, the shares hit an intraday low of $90.42 and an intraday high of $91.87 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Dollar General Corp. reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08 according to the earnings call on May 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.95. The company had revenue of $5265.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5281.06 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.84 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Dollar General Corp.. Shares were Downgraded by Jefferies on Aug 15, 2016 to ” Hold” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 96 from a previous price target of $101 .Company shares were Downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Aug 1, 2016 to ” Hold”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 99 from a previous price target of $95 .Company shares were Reiterated by MKM Partners on May 27, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 97 from a previous price target of $91 .
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.