Dollar General (DG) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Lloyd Doyle
December 7, 2017

Over the past twelve months, Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) by 7.05% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Therefore 44% are positive. Dollar General Corp. had 92 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, September 2 by Cantor Fitzgerald. (NASDAQ:DLTR) on Tuesday, May 31 with "Market Perform" rating. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, August 25. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 22 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, March 2 with "Hold". Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $6800 target. Lewis Lemuel E bought $248,295 worth of Dollar Tree, Inc. Redmond Asset has invested 0.73% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, July 17 by Jefferies. Brands, Inc. (YUM), we can see that the 40-day commodity channel index signal is presently Buy while the 50-day Parabolic SAR generates a Buy signal. The institutional investor held 14,160 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.02 million, up from 4,197 at the end of the previous reported quarter. About 581,816 shares traded. It is up 91.58% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500. London Of Virginia invested 1.27% in Dollar Tree, Inc. The company has market cap of 1.25 billion GBP. It operates in two divisions, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer.

Since June 15, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $600,695 activity. (NASDAQ:DLTR) shares with value of $352,400 were bought by Hall Conrad M. Its up 3.39% from 21.46M shares previously. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 0.18 and a current ratio of 1.42. Its up 0.03, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 62 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 193 reduced holdings. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC raised its position in shares of Dollar General by 168.0% during the 3rd quarter. 240.50 million shares or 4.61% more from 229.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Weitz Inv Mngmt invested in 304,620 shares. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 358,085 shares of the company's stock valued at $25,037,000 after buying an additional 27,672 shares in the last quarter. Eaton Vance Mgmt reported 9,802 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Natl Bank Of Hawaii reported 0.12% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). 694,256 are owned by Price T Rowe Associates Md. 2,650,338 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,841,432. Cipher Limited Partnership reported 0.37% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Rockefeller Fincl Service has 360 shares. Dollar Tree had a net margin of 4.63% and a return on equity of 18.04%. Neuberger Berman Group Incorporated Llc reported 3,724 shares stake. Argi Investment Svcs Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.08% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 14,160 shares. Scotia Cap Inc stated it has 5,315 shares. 80,973 were reported by Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec. Eaton Vance reported 153,278 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.58 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.20, from 1.78 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 28 investors sold RYN shares while 64 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 3,573,530 shares of the company's stock worth $257,611,000 after purchasing an additional 1,914,303 shares during the period. American Financial Bank accumulated 0% or 140 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 66,503 shares. Lpl Ltd Liability Com reported 15,739 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Horrell Capital Mgmt has 1.19% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 27,941 shares. It also upped Steris Plc stake by 5,732 shares and now owns 108,499 shares. Qci Asset Mngmt Ny holds 0% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. Brands, Inc.(NYSE:YUM) moved -0.56% from the open. Citigroup lifted their price target on shares of Dollar General from $87.00 to $90.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Moreover, Joel Isaacson & Ltd has 0.15% invested in Entertainment One Ltd. (LON:ETO). Deprince Race Zollo has invested 0.68% in Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN). Amalgamated Savings Bank has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Rayonier Inc. South Dakota Investment Council purchased a new stake in shares of Dollar Tree during the 2nd quarter valued at $804,000. 4,379 are owned by Homrich Berg. Sei Investments Co (NASDAQ:SEIC) was raised too.

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Dollar General Corp. has a one year low of $66.50 and a one year high of $96.88. The rating was initiated by Gordon Haskett on Tuesday, May 9 with "Reduce". The stock has "Accumulate" rating by Johnson Rice on Friday, August 26. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 10. The stock has "Buy" rating by Buckingham Research on Monday, November 20. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 6 with "Hold". Polen Capital Management LLC raised its position in Dollar General 120.1% in the fourth quarter. Zacks upgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Thursday, August 20 report.

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