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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 26709.7. It is in the Discount, Variety Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 22.58, a forward P/E of 18.08 and EPS of 4.15. At a stock price of 93.6 (0.13%) 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 11.45% 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 0.10%. For the last month performance for Dollar General Corporation is 2.24%. While the last quarter is 10.86% and half year, 30.00%. Finally for the year, performance is 20.22%.

The 52-week high for Dollar General Corporation, is at -0.71%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 58.03%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.65% and 23.13% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.39%, and for the month it is 1.40%. Dollar General Corporation, has a target price of 98.95.

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 99.40%. Dollar General Corporation has a payout ratio of 21.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 285.36. The shares float is 283.54, with the float short at 3.38%, with short ratio coming to 3.64.

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 98.95, reached soon?

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