Active Stock under Estimate Umbrella: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

In active leading trade session, Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) are rising 0.84% to trade at $69.48. The firm receives analyst recommendation of 2.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -3.94%.

Experts’ Critical Views

Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over DG performance. Out of the pool of analysts 11 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 11 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 2 analysts gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $1 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $1.03. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $4.92 and for the one month was for $5.16 as compared to three months ago was for $5.24. DG received highest price target of 92 and low target of 62. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 79.36 as compared to current price of 69.48.

Technical Positioning

To find out the technical position of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), it holds price to book ratio of 3.55 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 14.17, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 15.65. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 2.14. DG is presenting price to cash flow of 102.13 and free cash flow concluded as 25.13.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 12.30%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 10.13%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 0.87 and price to earning ration of 15.65 attracting passive investors.

Earnings Technical Analysis

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has price to earnings growth of 2.14, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock. For trailing twelve months, DG attains gross profit margin of 30.80% and operating margin stands at 9.40% that is showing consistency of trends in firm’s earnings. While to figure out more clear vision, firm’s returns on investment calculated as 15.70%; it gives answer about efficiency of different investments in different securities. The returns on assets of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of 10.80%, the very positive ratio starts from >+15% and very negative hits to <-15%.

The firm has noticeable volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 2.03% for a week and 2.38% for a month. The performance of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for the quarter recorded as -10.27% and for year stands at -16.44%, while the YTD performance was -6.20%. The co attains 1.75 for Average True Range for 14 days. The stock price of DG is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -4.53% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -5.51%.

 

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