Investors must take note of Dollar General Corp.’s (DG) performance last week, which was -0.70%.

On Friday, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) trading session started at the price of On Friday, that was 135.21% up from the session before settling in for the closing price of $138.69. A 52-week range for DG has been $101.09 – $233.74.

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Annual sales at Consumer Defensive sector company grew by 10.47% over the past five years. When this article was written, the company’s average yearly earnings per share was at -30.27%. With a float of $218.80 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $219.10 million.

Let’s look at the performance matrix of the company that is accounted for Jan 08 2024 employees.

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Insider and Institutional Ownership

Also, it is sometimes useful to examine the sentiment of large-scale investors toward Dollar General Corp. stocks. The insider ownership of Dollar General Corp. is 0.32%, while institutional ownership is 89.65%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Sep 29, was worth 212,500. In this transaction EVP & Chief Information Ofc of this company bought 2,000 shares at a rate of $106.25, taking the stock ownership to the 30,966 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Jun 08, when Company’s Director bought 6,000 for $155.44, making the entire transaction worth $932,638. This insider now owns 6,000 shares in total.

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Latest Financial update

Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 10/30/2023, it has been observed that the corporation posted $1.26 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was better than consensus figure (set at $1.19) by $0.07. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.9 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -30.27% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will plunge by -5.65% during the next five years compared to 13.65% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) Trading Performance Indicators

You can see what Dollar General Corp. (DG) is doing with its current performance indicators. In the most recent quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 0.13. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.76. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 65.15.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 8.69, a number that is poised to hit 1.72 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 7.37 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Dollar General Corp. (DG)

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) saw its 5-day average volume 1.7 million, a negative change from its year-to-date volume of 2.21 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 73.43%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 3.08.

During the past 100 days, Dollar General Corp.’s (DG) raw stochastic average was set at 84.10%, which indicates a significant increase from 72.35% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 20.37% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 32.91% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $133.06, while its 200-day Moving Average is $148.03. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $136.04 in the near term. At $136.86, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $137.81. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $134.26, it is likely to go to the next support level at $133.31. The third support level lies at $132.49 if the price breaches the second support level.

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) Key Stats

There are 219,497K outstanding shares of the company, which has a market capitalization of 29.68 billion. As of now, sales total 37,845 M while income totals 2,416 M. Its latest quarter income was 9,694 M while its last quarter net income were 276,250 K.