Basic Trading and Ownership Data for Dollar General Corporation (DG)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) have moved within the range of $65.97 to $92.11. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $90.85, which is 1.37% lower than its 52-week high.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 6.01%, and a 50-day SMA of 8.94%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $24.99 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

When considering entering a position, it is crucial to understand the average enthusiasm level expressed by Wall Street analysts for that particular stock. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Dollar General Corporation (DG) is Outperform.

Publicly-traded organizations typically post revenue and earnings results that fall either above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Jul. 2017, Dollar General Corporation (DG) delivered a 0.47% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $5.83 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $5.8 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Dollar General Corporation (DG) delivered a 0.68% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.10 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.09 per share.

Ownership at Dollar General Corporation (DG), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can find critical insight by examining institutional ownership, which are reported in public companies’ most recent 13F filings. Dollar General Corporation (DG) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 92.02% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $22.72 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Dollar General Corporation (DG), there were 61 new positions totaling 2,390,500 shares of the company’s stock. There were 64 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,406,144 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

A stock’s average trade volume, as recorder over the short, medium and long terms, is helpful to analyze in order to gain a better understanding of trading activity and investor sentiment. Dollar General Corporation (DG) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,806,670 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,318,666 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,627,203 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.