Deutsche Bank Boosts Dollar General (DG) Price Target to $97.00

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The fund owned 3,785,080 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 415,584 shares during the period. Aviva Public Ltd Com holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 167,413 shares.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. After $0.30 actual EPS reported by WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.00% EPS growth. Scotia Cap Inc has invested 0.03% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 2,034 shares of the company's stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 48 shares in the last quarter. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on Dollar General a report on Monday, February 6th. Venturi Wealth Management LLC now owns 8,000 shares of the company's stock valued at $655,000 after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter. Buckhead Capital Management Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 17,025 shares. Tdam Usa Inc holds 0.37% or 100,697 shares in its portfolio. Finally, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec grew its stake in Dollar General by 2.3% in the 3rd 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. The Price to Cash Flow for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is 15.062329. (NYSE DG) traded up $0.48 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $90.85. 3,729,595 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,845,205.

In reviewing some key ratios and quant data for inTEST Corporation (AMEX:INTT), we note that the mother of all ratios (Return on Equity) stands at 0.149487 for the firm. The ability for Dollar General Corporation to pay these debts is as follows; current ratio is 1.4 and quick ratio comes to 0.2.

Forward pe 18.26 is above in parallel with the regression of Dollar General Corporation returns based on trailing P /E ratio, however at current trends analysts expect growth can boost better than anticipated.

The company said that it had $0.98 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.9 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters of $0.94 in EPS on revenue of $5.8 billion.

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For the 39-week period ended November 3, Dollar General's net sales grew 8.5 percent over the year-ago period to $17.3 billion. The firm had revenue of $5.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.80 billion. The Earnings Yield Five Year average for inTEST Corporation (AMEX:INTT) is 0.058704. The company announced fiscal second-quarter profit of $3.2 million, or 6 cents a share, on sales of $148.4 million, down more than a third from last year's $233.5 million. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security's price will be more volatile than the market. "The move has also helped Dollar General increase average transaction values".

Several analysts have weighed in on DG shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, August 22 report. They issued a "neutral" rating on the stock. Finally, Buckingham Research lowered Dollar General Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and decreased their target price for the company from $83.00 to $75.00 in a report on Friday, March 10th. MKM Partners boosted their price objective on shares of Dollar General to $96.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. $84.43's average target is -9.45% below currents $93.24 stock price. Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $82.93. The stock was sold at an average price of $77.00, for a total transaction of $866,789.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,598 shares in the company, valued at $1,740,046. Aperio Ltd Liability Company reported 120,014 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

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According to Dollar General, comps lifts were spurred by positive results in the consumables, seasonal and apparel categories, partly offset by negative results in the home product category.

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