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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 27179.18. It is in the Discount, Variety Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 22.94, a forward P/E of 18.37 and EPS of 4.15. At a stock price of 94.88 (-0.20%) it has a dividend yield of 1.05%.

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 11.48% and more long-term 14.31% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 22.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 9.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 7.00%.

For performance, Dollar General Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 1.10%. For the last month performance for Dollar General Corporation is 2.34%. While the last quarter is 17.75% and half year, 30.26%. Finally for the year, performance is 21.68%.

The 52-week high for Dollar General Corporation, is at -2.06%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 60.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.14% and 21.31% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.35%, and for the month it is 1.19%. Dollar General Corporation, has a target price of 99.22.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.55, 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 5.80%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 0.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 99.10%. Dollar General Corporation has a payout ratio of 21.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 285.89. The shares float is 283.54, with the float short at 2.29%, with short ratio coming to 2.49.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Dollar General Corporation, get 10.70%, with its returns on investment at 15.00%. Return on equity is 22.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 99.22, reached soon?

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