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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Dollar General Corporation, DG

Dollar General Corporation, DG is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Discount, Variety Stores in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Dollar General Corporation, DG  has a market cap of 27439.34. Since its IPO date on the 11/13/2009, Dollar General Corporation, DG performance year to date is 34.31%. Today Dollar General Corporation, DG has gained 0.29%, with a current price of 96.25.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 99.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 21.90%. Return of assets are at 10.70%, with return on investment at 15.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Dollar General Corporation, DG is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.55. While Total debt/equity is 0.56. With a profit margin of 5.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 31.00%, and operating margin of 9.60%. Dollar General Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 0.2.

For the last year Dollar General Corporation, DG has seen a EPS growth of 13.20%. A performance for the year of 22.31%. The 52-week high is 0.01%, and the 52-week low is 62.52%. The average volume for Dollar General Corporation, DG is 1274625.

With a target price of 99.22, can Dollar General Corporation, DG reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Dollar General Corporation, DG. Dollar General Corporation has a P/E of 23.16 and a forward P/E of 18.54. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.62. Dollar General Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.32 and 5.09 respectively. For P/cash, Dollar General Corporation has a value of 146.19, while it is 42.59 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 96.25, Dollar General Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.04%. We see a return on equity of 22.40%.

Looking more long-term Dollar General Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.31%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.48% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 13.20% for this year and for the last five years a 16.70% growth has been seen.

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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