Dollar General Corporation (DG) witnessed a selling pressure and the shares last traded with a loss of -0.43 points or -0.58% at $73.4. Investors jumped in to buy the shares on weakness. The net money flow till latest update was calculated at $5.87 million with an inflow of $34.19 million in upticks and an outflow of $28.32 million in downticks. Using the data, the up/down ratio is found to be 1.21. The share price has recorded 4.39% on a weekly basis.A block trade of $1.11 million in uptick and $1.34 million in downtick was also observed, resulting in an up/down ratio of 0.82. The net money flow of the block trade stood at a $-0.23, signaling heavy buying.Block trades are executed by Investment Banking firms or Wealth Managers shifting positions or Day traders taking advantage of trading signals.
Shares of Dollar General Corporation appreciated by 1.99% during the last five trading days but lost 0.92% on a 4-week basis. Dollar General Corporation is up 6.57% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -0.92%. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Wednesday as its shares dropped 0.58% or 0.43 points. After the session commenced at $73.64, the stock reached the higher end at $74.08 while it hit a low of $73.03. With the volume soaring to 2,608,162 shares, the last trade was called at $73.39. The company has a 52-week high of $96.88. The company has a market cap of $20,275 million and there are 276,264,260 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $66.5.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 19, 2016, Robert D Ravener (EVP & Chief People Officer) sold 6,376 shares at 77.32 per share price.On Sep 1, 2016, Michael M Calbert (director) purchased 13,000 shares at 75.53 per share price.On Aug 29, 2016, William C Iii Rhodes (director) purchased 5,000 shares at 76.30 per share price.
Dollar General Corp. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Dec 1, 2016. The company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.93. The company had revenue of $5320.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5365.40 million. The companys revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.88 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Dollar General Corp. was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Neutral on Jan 13, 2017. Dollar General Corp. was Initiated by Loop Capital to Hold on Dec 7, 2016. Dollar General Corp. was Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Dec 2, 2016 to Market Perform, Lowers Price Target to $ 78 from a previous price target of $84 .
Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the United States. The Company separates its merchandise into four categories, which includes highly consumable, seasonal, home products and basic clothing. Highly consumable consists of packaged food, candy, snacks and refrigerated products, health and beauty aids, home cleaning supplies and pet supplies; seasonal consists of seasonal and holiday-related items, toys, stationery and hardware; home products consists of house wares and domestics, and basic clothing consists of casual everyday apparel. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by Americas most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kelloggs, General Mills, Nabisco, Fruit of the Loom, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.