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Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

DG.N on New York Stock Exchange

74.56USD
2 Dec 2016
Change (% chg)

$1.08 (+1.47%)
Prev Close
$73.48
Open
$73.97
Day's High
$74.79
Day's Low
$73.12
Volume
1,183,989
Avg. Vol
926,265
52-wk High
$96.82
52-wk Low
$65.11

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.26 January 4 Dec 2016

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 7 7 7 9
(2) OUTPERFORM 6 6 6 10
(3) HOLD 14 14 12 7
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 1 1 1 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.36 2.36 2.31 1.92

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jan-16 25 5,283.25 5,333.00 5,253.62 --
Quarter Ending Apr-17 12 5,646.40 5,687.00 5,617.00 5,797.82
Year Ending Jan-16 25 20,370.20 20,476.00 20,335.20 --
Year Ending Jan-17 24 22,084.70 23,341.60 21,826.00 22,251.00
Year Ending Jan-18 24 23,459.40 25,092.30 23,000.00 24,176.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jan-16 27 1.26 1.28 1.21 --
Quarter Ending Apr-17 12 1.08 1.16 1.02 1.12
Year Ending Jan-16 29 3.92 3.95 3.88 --
Year Ending Jan-17 23 4.49 4.61 4.41 4.51
Year Ending Jan-18 23 4.84 5.17 4.45 5.18
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 13.05 16.50 10.00 13.88

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jul-16 5,497.55 5,391.89 105.66 1.92
Quarter Ending Apr-16 5,280.54 5,265.43 15.10 0.29
Quarter Ending Jan-16 5,283.25 5,286.94 3.69 0.07
Quarter Ending Oct-15 5,088.81 5,067.05 21.76 0.43
Quarter Ending Jul-15 5,135.02 5,095.90 39.12 0.76
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jul-16 1.09 1.08 0.01 0.95
Quarter Ending Apr-16 0.95 1.03 0.08 8.83
Quarter Ending Jan-16 1.26 1.30 0.04 3.13
Quarter Ending Oct-15 0.87 0.88 0.01 1.22
Quarter Ending Jul-15 0.94 0.95 0.01 0.93

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jan-16 5,283.25 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-17 5,646.40 5,648.97 5,648.97 5,657.77 5,797.82
Year Ending Jan-16 20,370.20 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-17 22,084.70 22,091.20 22,100.80 22,132.10 22,251.00
Year Ending Jan-18 23,459.40 23,483.10 23,507.20 23,580.50 24,176.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jan-16 1.26 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-17 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.09 1.12
Year Ending Jan-16 3.92 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-17 4.49 4.49 4.50 4.51 4.51
Year Ending Jan-18 4.84 4.85 4.87 4.90 5.18

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jan-16 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-17 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Jan-16 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-17 0 1 0 3
Year Ending Jan-18 0 2 0 4
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jan-16 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-17 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Jan-16 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-17 1 0 1 3
Year Ending Jan-18 0 2 0 5