Dollar General (DG) Stock Research, Analysis & News

Quick Analysis on Dollar General (DG) Stock as of September 20, 2017

Previous Closing Price $76.99 is above 50 day moving average of $75.77
Previous Closing Price $76.99 is above 200 day moving average of $72.84
The Price/Earnings To Growth ratio (PEG) is great than 1
The Stock pays a dividend of 1.34%
The closing price $76.99 is less than 6.62% away from its one year target price of $82.09
Good Price to Sale Ratio 0.92
Current Short Ratio 4.97 is great than 1
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Dollar General (DG) Stock Profile Summary

Dollar General Corporation operates as a discount retailer of general merchandise in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers an assortment of basic consumable merchandise, such as paper towels, bath tissue, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, laundry, and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food and perishables; beverages, candy, and snacks; health aids, over-the-counter medicines, and personal care products; and pet supplies. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid cell phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive, and home office supplies; home products comprising kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies, and bed and bath soft goods; and apparels, such as casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, and women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. In addition, the company holds a license to Bobbie Brooks clothing, as well as the Fisher Price brand for various items of children's clothing. As of February 26, 2010, it operated 8,877 stores located in 35 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Dollar General (DG) Stock Key Statistics Research and Analysis as of September 20, 2017

Stock ExchangeNYQ
Market Capitalization$21.17B
Trade Volume (Average Trading Volume)1,444,827 (3,058,970)
Current Year EPS Estimate$4.51
Next Year EPS Estimate$4.97
Previous Closing Price$76.99
50 Day Price Moving Average$75.77
200 Day Price Moving Average$72.84
Dividend Yield1.34%
1 yr Target Price$82.09
Ex-Dividend Date7/7/2017
PEG Ratio2.22
Short Ratio4.97

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FundCategoryDG Holding Percentage
Azzad EthicalMid-Cap Growth2.28%
Alpine Dynamic Dividend InstitutionalWorld Stock1.68%
Invesco Global Growth CWorld Stock1.53%
Artisan Global Equity InvWorld Stock3.55%
William Blair Growth ILarge Growth3.96%
Baird MidCap InstMid-Cap Growth2.4%
Calamos Focus Growth ALarge Growth2.3%

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