Fiscal Year Earnings Estimate on Dollar General Corporation(DG)

Dollar General Corporation(DG): For the most recent quarter end, Dollar General Corporation reported Annual Earnings of $0.89. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $3.96. For the most recent quarter end, DG reported a surprise Earnings per Share of -3.26% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $1.41 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $4.39. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $4.72 based on the consensus.

Dollar General Corporation has received $1.41 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Jan 2017 ,According to the estimate provided by 10 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 10 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $1.38 while the top line estimate is $1.44 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at 8.77%. Dollar General Corporation results fell short with a surprise EPS of -3.26% or $-0.03. The Actual EPS was $0.89 compared to the Estimated EPS of $0.92 during its most recent quarterly earnings.

Dollar General Corporation has a Price to Earnings ratio of 18.11 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 4.09. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Dollar General Corporation has a price to cash ratio of 14.89. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 5.7% and Return on Equity of the stock is 22.79%.

Dollar General Corporation last declared its Dividend on Dec 19, 2016.

Dollar General Corp. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Dec 1, 2016. The company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.93. The company had revenue of $5320.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5365.40 million. The companys revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.88 EPS.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 19, 2016, Robert D Ravener (EVP & Chief People Officer) sold 6,376 shares at 77.32 per share price.On Sep 1, 2016, Michael M Calbert (director) purchased 13,000 shares at 75.53 per share price.On Aug 29, 2016, William C Iii Rhodes (director) purchased 5,000 shares at 76.30 per share price.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Wednesday as its shares dropped 0.62% or 0.48 points. After the session commenced at $78.1, the stock reached the higher end at $78.18 while it hit a low of $76.82. With the volume soaring to 1,318,625 shares, the last trade was called at $77.38. The company has a 52-week high of $96.88. The company has a market cap of $21,377 million and there are 276,264,260 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $66.5.

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the United States. The Company separates its merchandise into four categories, which includes highly consumable, seasonal, home products and basic clothing. Highly consumable consists of packaged food, candy, snacks and refrigerated products, health and beauty aids, home cleaning supplies and pet supplies; seasonal consists of seasonal and holiday-related items, toys, stationery and hardware; home products consists of house wares and domestics, and basic clothing consists of casual everyday apparel. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by Americas most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kelloggs, General Mills, Nabisco, Fruit of the Loom, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

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