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Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

DG.N on New York Stock Exchange

85.50USD
17 Nov 2017
Change (% chg)

$0.59 (+0.69%)
Prev Close
$84.91
Open
$84.94
Day's High
$85.52
Day's Low
$84.48
Volume
604,654
Avg. Vol
589,521
52-wk High
$85.52
52-wk Low
$67.55

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.41 January 17 Nov 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 8 7 7 6
(2) OUTPERFORM 6 6 6 6
(3) HOLD 15 16 16 17
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 0 0 0
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.39 2.40 2.40 2.47

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-17 24 5,962.05 6,091.00 5,777.00 --
Quarter Ending Apr-18 11 6,121.34 6,225.20 6,031.05 6,115.46
Year Ending Jan-17 27 21,966.20 22,921.00 21,673.00 --
Year Ending Jan-18 24 23,398.00 23,639.50 23,221.70 23,476.40
Year Ending Jan-19 24 25,234.40 25,682.20 24,666.00 25,315.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jan-17 25 1.41 1.44 1.36 --
Quarter Ending Apr-18 13 1.15 1.23 1.10 1.20
Year Ending Jan-17 23 4.39 4.42 4.35 --
Year Ending Jan-18 19 4.51 4.55 4.46 4.85
Year Ending Jan-19 28 4.98 5.14 4.58 5.47
LT Growth Rate (%) 6 7.50 10.40 5.40 13.05

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-17 5,801.25 5,828.31 27.06 0.47
Quarter Ending Apr-17 5,585.40 5,609.62 24.23 0.43
Quarter Ending Jan-17 5,962.05 6,009.25 47.20 0.79
Quarter Ending Oct-16 5,371.31 5,320.03 51.28 0.95
Quarter Ending Jul-16 5,497.55 5,391.89 105.66 1.92
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jul-17 1.09 1.10 0.01 0.68
Quarter Ending Apr-17 1.00 1.03 0.03 3.39
Quarter Ending Jan-17 1.41 1.49 0.08 5.88
Quarter Ending Oct-16 0.93 0.89 0.04 4.11
Quarter Ending Jul-16 1.09 1.08 0.01 0.95

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-17 5,962.05 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-18 6,121.34 6,115.04 6,114.49 6,114.49 6,115.46
Year Ending Jan-17 21,966.20 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-18 23,398.00 23,394.60 23,393.50 23,393.50 23,476.40
Year Ending Jan-19 25,234.40 25,220.00 25,215.90 25,215.90 25,315.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jan-17 1.41 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-18 1.15 1.15 1.16 1.16 1.20
Year Ending Jan-17 4.39 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-18 4.51 4.51 4.51 4.51 4.85
Year Ending Jan-19 4.98 4.97 4.97 4.97 5.47

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jan-17 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-18 2 0 2 0
Year Ending Jan-17 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-18 2 0 2 0
Year Ending Jan-19 2 1 2 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jan-17 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Apr-18 1 0 1 0
Year Ending Jan-17 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Jan-18 1 0 1 0
Year Ending Jan-19 3 0 3 0