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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 0.97% today. In the last week its performance is -2.91%, and -24.86% for the past quarter. Currently, Dollar General Corporation, DG has a target price of 85.32, so today’s gain of 0.97% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.38%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), has a market cap of 19816.27, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 97.90%.

At the current price of 69.99, it has a dividend yield of 1.43%, and its target price is 85.32. This is with a profit margin of 5.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.56. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has a P/E of 16.38, as well as a forward P/E of 14.26.

With a current EPS of 4.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.99%,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 13.65%.

Performance for the year is -0.81%. Since its IPO date on 11/13/2009, the total performance to date is -1.71%.

Volume today for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), is 4847000, while its average volume is 3896.49. Whilst the total gain today was 0.97%, it did have a day high of -27.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.55%, and 1.79% for the month. The 52-week low for Dollar General Corporation, DG has been 18.59%, while the 52-week-high has reached -27.50%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.00%, and its return on assets is 10.80%. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has an operating margin of 9.60%. With a sales growth of 5.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Dollar General Corporation, DG is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.47, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 0.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Dollar General Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.2, and the P/S is 0.94, along with a P/B of 3.66. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 107.11.

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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