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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 0.64% today. In the last week its performance is 0.94%, and -21.21% for the past quarter. Currently, Dollar General Corporation, DG has a target price of 85.86, so today’s gain of 0.64% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.14%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), has a market cap of 20511.39, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 98.10%.

At the current price of 72.18, it has a dividend yield of 1.39%, and its target price is 85.86. 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 16.9, as well as a forward P/E of 14.7.

With a current EPS of 4.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.04%,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 2.65%. Since its IPO date on 11/13/2009, the total performance to date is 1.36%.

Volume today for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), is 3095300, while its average volume is 3784.72. Whilst the total gain today was 0.64%, it did have a day high of -25.23%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.57%, and 2.33% for the month. The 52-week low for Dollar General Corporation, DG has been 22.30%, while the 52-week-high has reached -25.23%.

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 1.24, and the P/S is 0.98, along with a P/B of 3.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 110.87.

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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