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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) which is in the industry Discount, Variety Stores, gaining 0.92% today. In the last week its performance is 3.75%, and 17.15% for the past quarter. Currently, Dollar General Corporation, DG has a target price of 99.22, so today’s gain of 0.92% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.18%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), has a market cap of 27202.05, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 99.10%.

At the current price of 96.03, it has a dividend yield of 1.05%, and its target price is 99.22. This is with a profit margin of 5.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.56. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has a P/E of 22.96, as well as a forward P/E of 18.38.

With a current EPS of 4.15, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.48%,Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 16.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 14.31%.

Performance for the year is 20.63%. Since its IPO date on 11/13/2009, the total performance to date is 33.15%.

Volume today for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), is 1421517, while its average volume is 2559.4. Whilst the total gain today was 0.92%, it did have a day high of 0.82%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.11%, and 1.39% for the month. The 52-week low for Dollar General Corporation, DG has been 62.14%, while the 52-week-high has reached 0.82%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.00%, and its return on assets is 10.70%. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has an operating margin of 9.60%. With a sales growth of 7.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Dollar General Corporation, DG is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.55, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 0.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Dollar General Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.6, and the P/S is 1.31, along with a P/B of 5.05. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 144.92.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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