Dollar General Corp. (DG) : Kdi Capital Partners scooped up 162,920 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 314,399 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $24,101,827.Dollar General Corp. makes up approximately 9.33% of Kdi Capital Partners’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Vanguard Group Inc reduced its stake in DG by selling 485,882 shares or 2.97% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 15,888,032 shares of DG which is valued at $1,217,976,533. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.07% of Vanguard Group Inc’s portfolio.Parkside Financial Bank Trust reduced its stake in DG by selling 237 shares or 35.85% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 424 shares of DG which is valued at $31,537. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.01% of Parkside Financial Bank Trust’s portfolio. Argi Investment Services added DG to its portfolio by purchasing 4,293 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $299,523. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.03% of Argi Investment Services’s portfolio.Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd reduced its stake in DG by selling 1,071 shares or 11.98% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,870 shares of DG which is valued at $547,752. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.06% of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd’s portfolio.Nationwide Fund Advisors reduced its stake in DG by selling 1,992 shares or 2.38% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 81,570 shares of DG which is valued at $5,603,859. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.02% of Nationwide Fund Advisors’s portfolio.
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.