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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 -0.44% today. In the last week its performance is 1.73%, and 12.02% for the past quarter. Currently, Dollar General Corporation, DG has a target price of 98.95, so today’s gain of -0.44% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.43%.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), has a market cap of 26969.37, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 99.40%.

At the current price of 94.09, it has a dividend yield of 1.06%, and its target price is 98.95. This is with a profit margin of 5.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.56. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has a P/E of 22.8, as well as a forward P/E of 18.26.

With a current EPS of 4.15, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.45%,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 14.31%.

Performance for the year is 20.53%. Since its IPO date on 11/13/2009, the total performance to date is 32.25%.

Volume today for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), is 362003, while its average volume is 2628.44. Whilst the total gain today was -0.44%, it did have a day high of -0.62%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.37% for the month. The 52-week low for Dollar General Corporation, DG has been 58.86%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.62%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.00%, and its return on assets is 10.70%. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has an operating margin of 9.60%. With a sales growth of 7.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Dollar General Corporation, DG is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.55, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 0.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Dollar General Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.59, and the P/S is 1.3, along with a P/B of 5.01. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 143.68.

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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