Dollar General Corporation (DG) Receives ‘Analyst’ Rating

Dollar General Corporation (DG) has an average broker rating of 2.03, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 19 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 9 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 2 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 7 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 4, which is also a Sell. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) has been rated by 15 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $98 and the lowest price target forecast is $78. The average forecast of all the analysts is $88.13 and the expected standard deviation is $7.4.


Also, Major Brokerage house, Wolfe Research downgrades its ratings on Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Underperform by the analysts at the agency. Previously, the analysts had a Peer Perform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on September 7, 2016.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): After opening at $71.5, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $71.09 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $72.61 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $72.53 for the day, a gain of 1.43% for the day session. The total traded volume was 4,940,337. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $71.51.

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 11,879 stores located in over 43 states.

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