9.02 % to Target, BMO Capital Reconfirms ‘”Hold”’ Rating on Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Shares Today

August 24, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

 9.02 % to Target, BMO Capital Reconfirms ‘

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 89 investors sold Dollar General Corp. shares while 249 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 226.65 million shares or 1.48% more from 223.34 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt has invested 0.11% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). Commonwealth Equity Service Inc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). Nationwide Fund Advsrs accumulated 71,638 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0.03% or 85,000 shares. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability Co accumulated 212,174 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 0.08% or 681,800 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) for 194,731 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can owns 0.02% invested in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) for 229,563 shares. 105 were reported by Mufg Americas Corporation. Macquarie Group Limited stated it has 0.15% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). At Retail Bank owns 31,600 shares. Td Asset Management Inc stated it has 328,455 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Metropolitan Life Insurance holds 0.07% or 139,316 shares. Eaton Vance owns 69,388 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Frontier Capital Management Ltd Liability Co owns 1.19M shares.

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Rating Reaffirmed

Recently, In a report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday morning, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) shares have had their “Hold” Rating maintained by expert analysts at BMO Capital, who currently has a $85.0 target price per share on firm. This target by BMO Capital would suggest the possibile upside of 9.02 % from the previous close.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 89 investors sold Dollar General Corp. shares while 249 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 226.65 million shares or 1.48% more from 223.34 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt has invested 0.11% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). Commonwealth Equity Service Inc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). Nationwide Fund Advsrs accumulated 71,638 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0.03% or 85,000 shares. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability Co accumulated 212,174 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 0.08% or 681,800 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) for 194,731 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can owns 0.02% invested in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) for 229,563 shares. 105 were reported by Mufg Americas Corporation. Macquarie Group Limited stated it has 0.15% in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). At Retail Bank owns 31,600 shares. Td Asset Management Inc stated it has 328,455 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Metropolitan Life Insurance holds 0.07% or 139,316 shares. Eaton Vance owns 69,388 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Frontier Capital Management Ltd Liability Co owns 1.19M shares.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 27 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), 12 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Dollar General Corp. has $107 highest and $6200 lowest target. $84.82’s average target is 8.79% above currents $77.97 stock price. Dollar General Corp. had 74 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, August 25, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. On Friday, May 27 the stock rating was maintained by M Partners with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Outperform” on Friday, August 26. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $78 target in Friday, August 26 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 22. On Wednesday, December 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 28 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Wolfe Research on Wednesday, September 7. On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”.

About 1.51M shares traded. Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since August 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.96% the S&P500.

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The company has market cap of $21.38 billion. The Firm offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. It has a 17.61 P/E ratio. The Company’s consumables category includes paper and cleaning products ; packaged food (such as cereals, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, beer and wine); snacks (such as candy, cookies, and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (such as over-the-counter medicines and personal care products); pet (pet supplies and pet food), and tobacco products.

More notable recent Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “DOLLAR GENERAL INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General …” on August 19, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Dollar General Corporation: Competing Successfully Against Wal-Mart… For Now” published on August 18, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Dollar General Remains A Low Cost Operater” on August 22, 2017. More interesting news about Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “TDAM USA Inc. Buys Morgan Stanley, MetLife Inc, Dollar General Corp, Sells …” published on August 01, 2017 as well as Newsday.com‘s news article titled: “Long Island Iced Tea distribution test with Dollar General” with publication date: August 15, 2017.

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