Dollar General Corp. (DG) : Vigilant Capital Management scooped up 1,170 additional shares in Dollar General Corp. during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 98,805 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $6,815,569.Dollar General Corp. makes up approximately 1.23% of Vigilant Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , National Pension Service boosted its stake in DG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 17,309 additional shares and now holds a total of 226,143 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $15,599,344. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.13% of National Pension Service’s portfolio.Harbour Capital Advisors reduced its stake in DG by selling 75 shares or 0.66% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 11,210 shares of DG which is valued at $777,414. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.43% of Harbour Capital Advisors’s portfolio.Private Bank Trust Co boosted its stake in DG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 390 additional shares and now holds a total of 13,525 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $937,959. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.14% of Private Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.Atria Investments boosted its stake in DG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,251 additional shares and now holds a total of 7,868 shares of Dollar General Corp. which is valued at $540,532. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.05% of Atria Investments’s portfolio.Legal General Group Plc reduced its stake in DG by selling 9,896 shares or 0.76% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,297,139 shares of DG which is valued at $89,113,449. Dollar General Corp. makes up approx 0.09% of Legal General Group Plc’s portfolio.
Dollar General Corp. closed down -0.37 points or -0.53% at $68.98 with 17,61,745 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $69.25, the shares hit an intraday low of $68.93 and an intraday high of $69.49 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Dollar General Corp. reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.09. The company had revenue of $5390.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5497.92 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.95 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Dollar General Corp.. Dollar General Corp. was Initiated by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to “Sector Weight” on Oct 13, 2016. Dollar General Corp. was Downgraded by Goldman to ” Neutral” on Sep 6, 2016. Shares were Downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group on Aug 26, 2016 to ” Market Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 84 from a previous price target of $102 .
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.