Stock Price of Dollar General Corporation (DG) Increases 4.03%

Stock price performance of Dollar General Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. The stock price have dropped -2.09% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -19.49% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 2.07% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Dollar General Corporation has a negative value of -13.47 compared to overall market performance. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.89% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 6.46%.The 200 Day SMA reached 12.21%

Dollar General Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 49.78 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Stocks of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) rallied by 4.03% during the past week but lost 0.29% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.9% in the past week but underperformed the index by 1.17% in the last 4 weeks.

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 (NYSE:DG) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.36 points or 0.49% at $73.14 with 2,435,637 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $73.49, the shares hit an intraday low of $72.845 and an intraday high of $74.16 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $20,206 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 276,264,260 shares. The 52-week high of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is $96.88 and the 52-week low is $66.5.

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.


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