Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 26529.17. It is in the Discount, Variety Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 22.48, a forward P/E of 18 and EPS of 4.15. At a stock price of 93.5 (0.36%) it has a dividend yield of 1.07%.
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 -3.67%. For the last month performance for Dollar General Corporation is -0.34%. While the last quarter is 12.64% and half year, 22.73%. Finally for the year, performance is 17.95%.
The 52-week high for Dollar General Corporation, is at -3.49%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 57.86%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.74% and 18.90% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.40%, and for the month it is 1.21%. Dollar General Corporation, has a target price of 99.04.
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 98.70%. Dollar General Corporation has a payout ratio of 21.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 284.77. The shares float is 283.54, with the float short at 2.55%, with short ratio coming to 2.81.
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 99.04, reached soon?
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