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How has Dollar General Corporation:(NYSE:DG) performed recently?

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 20460.71. It is in the Discount, Variety Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 16.98, a forward P/E of 14.77 and EPS of 4.27. At a stock price of 72.53 (1.43%) it has a dividend yield of 1.38%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 16.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 13.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.04% and more long-term 13.65% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 13.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 9.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 5.80%.

For performance, Dollar General Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 3.00%. For the last month performance for Dollar General Corporation is -18.66%. While the last quarter is -19.85% and half year, -13.00%. Finally for the year, performance is 3.41%.

The 52-week high for Dollar General Corporation, is at -24.87%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.89%. The 20-day simple moving average is -16.88% and -10.54% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.18%, and for the month it is 2.44%. Dollar General Corporation, has a target price of 85.86.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.47, and for total debt/equity Dollar General Corporation has 0.56. The gross margin is 31.00%, while operating margin is 9.60%, the profit margin is 5.90%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 0.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 98.10%. Dollar General Corporation has a payout ratio of 22.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 282.1. The shares float is 281.49, with the float short at 1.98%, with short ratio coming to 1.51.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Dollar General Corporation, get 10.80%, with its returns on investment at 15.00%. Return on equity is 22.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 85.86, reached soon?

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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