Published: Thu, April 19, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Dollar General (DG) Rating Increased to Overweight at JPMorgan Chase

Dollar General (DG) Rating Increased to Overweight at JPMorgan Chase

Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 44,720 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,623,000 after acquiring an additional 1,024 shares during the period. Davenport & Limited Liability Company owns 8,465 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. American Electric Power Co Inc now has $33.84B valuation. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.31 during the last trading session, touching $100.18.Currently Dollar General Corporation is uptrending after 34.01% change in last April 19, 2017. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 28,307 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,848,250.34. (NYSE:AEP) has risen 1.09% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Dollar General has a 12-month low of $65.97 and a 12-month high of $105.82.

Dollar General announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 15th that permits the company to buyback $1.00 billion in shares. First Interstate Retail Bank holds 400,418 shares or 1.48% of its portfolio.

Trading at the moment with a market cap of $54.67B, TMUS has a significant cash 1.22 billion on their books, which will have to be weighed and compared to their $11.52 billion in total current liabilities.

Notwithstanding that, the passion for the stock has decreased, which sees decrease in its trading volume by -48.177% below its longer-run average levels. About 340,996 shares traded. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 22.46%. Mengis Cap has 0.37% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 34,971 shares. DG's profit will be $373.28 million for 17.71 P/E if the $1.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.48 actual earnings per share reported by Dollar General Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.08% negative EPS growth.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $3.12 million activity. $181,159 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) was sold by ELLIOTT ANITA C on Tuesday, April 10. On Tuesday, December 12 the insider TAYLOR RHONDA sold $251,895. Kindy Michael J sold 8,221 shares worth $764,931. The insider Ravener Robert D sold 11,368 shares worth $1.06M. Mitsubishi Ufj & Bk stated it has 0.15% in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) stake by 7,811 shares to 464,402 valued at $60.90 million in 2017Q4. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership owns 1.30 million shares. Finisar Corp (NASDAQ:FNSR) was reduced too.

Among 31 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. Since November 3, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Dollar General has 25 analyst reports. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of DG in report on Tuesday, October 3 with "Hold" rating.

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The stock witnessed 13.07% gains, -13.72% declines and -18.4% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. Welles Wilder, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements.

The broker Credit Suisse has today began coverage on Dollar General (NYSE:DG) shares, with a Neutral rating, while setting the PT at $103. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned "Neutral" rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, April 26. SunTrust maintained American Electric Power Company, Inc. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was initiated by Oppenheimer. Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its position in Dollar General by 18.6% in the 4th quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q4. That's change of 0.26, from 2017Q3's 0.91. It is positive, as 34 investors sold Dollar General Corporation shares while 200 reduced holdings. 164 rose holdings while 109 funds bought holdings. Investors holded 237.14 million in 2017Q3 but now own 233.50 million shares or 1.53% less. Weitz Investment Mngmt Inc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). The California-based Osborne Partners Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.98% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Horrell Capital Management Inc. now owns 28,641 shares of the company's stock worth $2,664,000 after purchasing an additional 571 shares in the last quarter. Blackrock reported 75 shares. 4,342 were accumulated by Psagot Investment House Limited. Madison Incorporated holds 19,825 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 2.77M shares stake. Parsec Mngmt invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Canada Pension Plan Board reported 20,469 shares.

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 15th. Ls Inv Advsrs Lc accumulated 0.18% or 42,535 shares. 84,958 are held by Amp Limited. Moreover, Quantres Asset Mngmt Limited has 0.17% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 0.02% or 73,670 shares.

Total analysts of 16 have positions in Dollar General (NYSE:DG) as follows: 12 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 4 with "Hold". Therefore 61% are positive. American Electric Power Company Inc. had 74 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:AEP) on Sunday, September 3 with "Hold" rating. Bank of America downgraded Twitter, Inc. The stock of Twitter, Inc. Citigroup started coverage on shares of Dollar General in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Jefferies maintained Twitter, Inc. In Friday, December 8 report Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with "Market Perform" rating and $98 target. (NYSE:DG), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 5 with "Sell". The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 11 with "Sector Perform". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, March 15 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has "Accumulate" rating by Gordon Haskett on Thursday, June 1. maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, October 10 report. (NYSE:AEP) for 9,345 shares. (NYSE:AEP) for 36,058 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.09, from 1.28 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 153 investors sold GE shares while 921 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. Raymond James reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $105.00 price objective (down previously from $110.00) on shares of Dollar General in a report on Monday. Quantbot Techs Limited Partnership holds 0.07% or 7,640 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:TWTR) or 34.71M shares. The value there would make it reasonable for the investors to decide the dimensions of T-Mobile US, Inc. not at all like the standard sales or statistics of their aggregate resources. Integral Derivatives Limited Liability Com stated it has 2,185 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Citigroup Inc has 255,854 shares. Baystate Wealth Management Limited Liability Corp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 420 shares. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc bought 144,131 shares as the company's stock declined 23.20% with the market. (NYSE:TWTR). Woodmont Counsel Ltd has invested 0.07% in Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR). Pacad Invest invested in 0.44% or 80,001 shares.

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