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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 -0.62% today. In the last week its performance is -2.89%, and -19.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Dollar General Corporation, DG has a target price of 87.05, so today’s gain of -0.62% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.04%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), has a market cap of 20786.95, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 98.10%.

At the current price of 73.32, it has a dividend yield of 1.36%, and its target price is 87.05. 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 17.16, as well as a forward P/E of 14.85.

With a current EPS of 4.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.42%,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 2.83%. Since its IPO date on 11/13/2009, the total performance to date is 2.60%.

Volume today for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), is 4285000, while its average volume is 3264.73. Whilst the total gain today was -0.62%, it did have a day high of -24.32%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.49%, and 2.28% for the month. The 52-week low for Dollar General Corporation, DG has been 23.79%, while the 52-week-high has reached -24.32%.

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 1.26, and the P/S is 0.99, along with a P/B of 3.83. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 112.36.

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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