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Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) went up by 0.33% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $145.06 and move down -7.15%, while DG stocks collected +0.68% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Worth an Investment?

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.35 times of increase in earnings at the present.

DG Market Performance

DG stocks went up by 0.68% for the week, with the monthly drop of -4.84% and a quarterly performance of 15.43%, while its annual performance rate touched 32.30%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.28% for DG stocks with the simple moving average of 11.90% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DG stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for DG shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for DG socks in the upcoming period according to Goldman is $152 based on the research report published on August 8, 2019.

Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DG stock at the price of $140. The rating they have provided for DG stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on July 25, 2019.

Telsey Advisory Group gave “Outperform” rating to DG stocks, setting the target price at $138 in the report published on May 31, 2019.

DG Stocks -1.04% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought DG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Dollar General Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -6.67% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.02%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.18%, while the shares sank at the distance of -6.12% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +4.95% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, DG went up by +0.68%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +21.99% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $136.70. In addition, Dollar General Corporation saw 25.26% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

DG Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Dollar General Corporation (DG), starting from Ravener Robert D, who sold 8,973 shares at the price of $123.82 back on Apr 16. After this action, Rushing now owns 17,794 shares of Dollar General Corporation, valued at $1,111,034 with the latest closing price.

Ravener Robert D, the EVP & Chief People Officer of Dollar General Corporation, sold 38,659 shares at the value of $119.84 during a trade that took place back on Apr 04, which means that Ravener Robert D is holding 26,767 shares at the value of $4,632,873 based on the most recent closing price.

DG Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +8.33 for the present operating margin and +30.45 for gross margin. The net margin for Dollar General Corporation stands at +6.20. Total capital return value is set at 23.19, while invested capital returns managed to touch 17.65. Equity return holds the value 25.00%, with 10.60% for asset returns.

Based on Dollar General Corporation (DG), the company’s capital structure generated 44.64 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 30.86. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 21.55 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 44.61 and long-term debt to capital is 30.84.

EBITDA value lies at +634.72 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.11. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.44 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.09. The receivables turnover for Dollar General Corporation is 308.61 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.98. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.55.