Comerica Bank Boosts Holdings in Dollar General Corp. (DG)

Comerica Bank Boosts Holdings in Dollar General Corp. (DG)

Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 97,099 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 2.45%. The Comerica Bank holds 56,828 shares with $4.56 million value, up from 47,214 last quarter. Venturi Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Dollar General by 33.3% during the 3rd quarter.

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Dollar General Corp. L L C boosted its stake in Dollar General by 319.8% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,968,047 shares of the company's stock worth $141,877,000 after buying an additional 1,543,619 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 81.93% of the company's stock. Dollar General Corp New now has $24.83 billion valuation.

Dollar General Corporation conditions right for a bearish pattern and traders can interpret current pattern as signal to sell and for company ellipse on the chart marks RSI movement into overbought region at 73.21. The stock had a trading volume of 3,743,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,845,262. CNDT comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.53 that's below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (2.66) and its peers (4.72). Dollar General has a 52-week low of $65.97 and a 52-week high of $92.11. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by ($0.01). Presently, it has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 22.30% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 15.70%. The firm had revenue of $5.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.80 billion. Included in diluted earnings per share for the 2017 39-week period was the aforementioned estimated hurricane-related net negative impact.

For the third quarter ended November 3, Dollar General Corp. posted net income of $252.5 million, or 93 cents per diluted share, versus $235.3 million, or 84 cents per diluted share, in the 2016 period. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 25th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.42%.

Dollar General operated 14,321 stores in 44 states as of November 3, 2017.

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Several brokerages have issued reports on DG. BMO Capital Markets set a $85.00 price objective on Dollar General and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, August 31. Dollar General attributed the decrease to higher markdowns, mainly for promotional activities; a greater proportion of sales of consumables, which generally have a lower gross profit rate than other product categories; and sales of lower-margin products comprising a higher proportion of consumables sales. L L C now owns 1,241,424 shares of the company's stock worth $89,495,000 after buying an additional 945,673 shares during the last quarter. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned "Hold" rating by on Monday, October 10.

In other news, EVP Robert D. Ravener sold 11,257 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th.

Company value continue to stay above its 200 day MA at 20.06%, and as stocks continue to hit support at $72.63, MA is by definition slow to react to real time price movements.

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is 22.65%. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Lsv Asset Management accumulated 112,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

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