Dollar General Corp (DG): Anita C Elliott , SVP & Chief Accounting Officer of Dollar General Corp sold 2,947 shares on Jun 3, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Jun 6, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $91.11 per share for a total value of $268,511.78 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 12, 2016, John W Flanigan (EVP, Global Supply Chain) sold 35,196 shares at $82.21 per share price.On Apr 5, 2016, Rhonda Taylor (EVP & General Counsel) sold 1,206 shares at $86.89 per share price.Also, On Mar 15, 2016, Anita C Elliott (SVP & Chief Accounting Officer) sold 7,981 shares at $84.96 per share price.On Dec 7, 2015, Patricia Filikrushel (director) sold 2 shares at $72.59 per share price.
Dollar General Corp.: On Friday, Jun 3, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Dollar General Corp. which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $90.45 and hit $92 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $91.8, with a gain of 0.99% or 0.9 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 20,31,964 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $92 and the company has a market cap of $26,051 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $59.75.
On May 26, 2016, Dollar General Corp. announced a cash dividend of $0.2500. The company’s management has announced Jun 13, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 15, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 29, 2016.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Dollar General Corp. is Reiterated by MKM Partners to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 97 from a previous price target of $91 .The Rating was issued on May 27, 2016.Dollar General Corp. is Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group to Outperform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 95 from a previous price target of $89 .The Rating was issued on May 27, 2016.Dollar General Corp. is Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to Outperform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 98 from a previous price target of $91 .The Rating was issued on May 27, 2016.Dollar General Corp. is Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy. Earlier the firm had a rating of Neutral on the company shares. The Rating was issued on May 4, 2016.Dollar General Corp. is Reiterated by Stifel to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 100 from a previous price target of $90 .The Rating was issued on Mar 28, 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.