Purchases 4639 Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG)

Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,598 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,097,320.38. Finally, PGGM Investments lifted its holdings in shares of Dollar General by 126.7% during the fourth quarter. The company's stock had a trading volume of 2,347,193 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,528,861. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 2.53% with $271.26 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. Zacks Investment Research lowered Dollar General from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. It has underperformed by 28.96% the S&P500. Dollar General now has $23.61 billion valuation. Alpine Investment Management Llc bought 71,993 shares as the company's stock declined 12.09% while stock markets rallied. The company reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by ($0.01). Pomelo Capital Llc who had been investing in Cit Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.26B market cap company. It closed at $37.84 lastly.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.26, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 66 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. Majedie Asset Mgmt has invested 0.7% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a current ratio of 1.41 and a quick ratio of 0.19. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Switzerland) Sa invested in 0.02% or 2,636 shares. Spears Abacus Advsr Limited Liability Company holds 3.48% of its portfolio in CIT Group Inc. Wedge Capital Management L L P Nc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 6.21 million shares. Avalon Advisors Ltd Liability Co holds 0.4% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 308,327 shares. 10,007 are held by Panagora Asset Mngmt Incorporated. Dollar General earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. Guardian Life Ins Company Of America has invested 0.02% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Kemnay Advisory owns 0.35% invested in CIT Group Inc. Ig Mgmt accumulated 0.01% or 17,500 shares. Kings Point invested in 0.02% or 1,900 shares. Finally, Icon Wealth Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Dollar General during the 4th quarter worth approximately $203,000. It also increased its holding in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) by 269,398 shares in the quarter, for a total of 419,398 shares, and has risen its stake in Amerisourcebergen Corp (NYSE:ABC). The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $92.26. Therefore 42% are positive.

More notable recent Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) news were published by: which released: "Dollar Store Stocks Drop After President Trump's Budget Proposes Slashing Food ..." on February 12, 2018, also with their article: "South Milwaukee Dollar General corrects recent rodent problem, Health ..." published on March 07, 2018, published: "United States Cellular, Cincinnati Bell, Dick's Sporting Goods, Dollar General ..." on March 12, 2018. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, April 4. The firm has "Hold" rating by Standpoint Research given on Thursday, September 14. UBS maintained General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) rating on Friday, July 24. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was initiated by Oppenheimer. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Nomura given on Tuesday, May 3. On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Its down 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. 56 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. About 17.83 million shares traded. Creative Planning reported 6,544 shares. Aldebaran Financial stated it has 19,127 shares. Tarbox Family Office owns 70 shares. 192.13 million shares or 2.08% less from 196.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Timucuan Asset Inc Fl reported 8.73% stake. Kames Public Ltd Liability holds 0.04% or 16,701 shares. Aqr Mgmt Llc accumulated 47,995 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas invested in 142,031 shares. Hennessy Inc holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 26,900 shares.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) now trades with a market capitalization of $24.13 Billion.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $2.18 million activity.

In recent action, Dollar General Corporation (DG) has made a move of -9.82% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume.

Ledyard National Bank increased Ishares Core S&P Midcap Etf (IJH) stake by 5,332 shares to 48,511 valued at $8.68M in 2017Q3. Moody Comml Bank Trust Division reported 0.02% stake.

Among 30 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock.

Media headlines about Dollar General (NYSE:DG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 12 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Friday, May 27 by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Sunday, August 20. The stock has "Hold" rating by Loop Capital on Wednesday, December 7.

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