Dollar General Corp. (DG) : Shikiar Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in Dollar General Corp. by 4.81% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 61,410 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $5,843,162 after selling 3,100 shares in Dollar General Corp. , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 20, 2016.Dollar General Corp. makes up approximately 2.49% of Shikiar Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Quantres Asset Management Ltd sold out all of its stake in DG during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 21,200 shares of DG which is valued $2,017,180. James Investment Research Inc added DG to its portfolio by purchasing 217 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $20,142. Patten Patten Inctn added DG to its portfolio by purchasing 9,365 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $883,307. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.12% of Patten Patten Inctn’s portfolio.
Dollar General Corp. opened for trading at $93.5 and hit $93.99 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $93.82, with a gain of 0.72% or 0.67 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 16,84,731 shares. Company has a market cap of $26,624 M.
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.. 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 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on May 27, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 95 from a previous price target of $89 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on May 27, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 98 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.