Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) went down by -3.24% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $240.14. The company’s stock price has collected -2.16% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 12/30/21 that Thinking about trading options or stock in Alibaba, Advanced Micro Devices, Moderna, Walmart, or Dollar General?
Is It Worth Investing in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE :DG) Right Now?
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.38 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for DG is at 0.50.
DG currently public float of 231.19M and currently shorts hold a 3.47% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of DG was 1.61M shares.
DG’s Market Performance
DG stocks went down by -2.16% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.81% and a quarterly performance of 9.79%, while its annual performance rate touched 4.70%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.97% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.04% for Dollar General Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.17% for DG stocks with a simple moving average of 4.33% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of DG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DG stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for DG by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for DG in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $220 based on the research report published on January 06th of the current year 2022.
Telsey Advisory Group, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DG reach a price target of $235, previously predicting the price at $225. The rating they have provided for DG stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on May 28th, 2021.
Telsey Advisory Group gave a rating of “Outperform” to DG, setting the target price at $225 in the report published on May 25th of the previous year.
DG Trading at 1.37% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.78% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.04%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.97%, as shares surge +1.17% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.22% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, DG fell by -2.16%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +12.42% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $229.18. In addition, Dollar General Corporation saw -3.04% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at DG starting from ELLIOTT ANITA C, who sale 5,000 shares at the price of $226.15 back on Dec 15. After this action, ELLIOTT ANITA C now owns 14,546 shares of Dollar General Corporation, valued at $1,130,734 using the latest closing price.
FILIKRUSHEL PATRICIA, the Director of Dollar General Corporation, sale 876 shares at $222.34 during a trade that took place back on Dec 07, which means that FILIKRUSHEL PATRICIA is holding 18,517 shares at $194,769 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for DG
Equity return is now at value 38.70, with 9.50 for asset returns.