94.85 -0.09 (-0.09%)
After hours: 7:18PM EDT
|Bid||94.00 x 100|
|Ask||95.30 x 400|
|Day's range||93.35 - 95.01|
|52-week range||65.63 - 116.65|
|PE ratio (TTM)||13.17|
|Earnings date||23 May 2018 - 29 May 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||109.64|
Dollar General’s (DG) fiscal 2017 gross margin fell eight basis points to 30.8% of sales. The company saw an increase in the proportion of lower-margin products and consumables in its total sales, higher markdowns, and increased transportation costs. While the gross margin was down during the first two quarters, Q3 and Q4 together recorded an improvement of 50 basis points.
What drove Dollar General’s fiscal 2017 sales? Dollar General’s (DG) sales grew at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of ~8% between fiscal 2011 and 2016. In fiscal 2017, its total sales increased 6.8% YoY (year-over-year) to $23.5 billion. In comparison, competitor Dollar Tree (DLTR) opened ~600 stores in its fiscal 2017, which ended on February 3, 2018.
Dollar Tree, Inc. , North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, announced today that Jeffrey Naylor has been appointed as a new independent director to the Company’s board.
Chains like Dollar General have thrived as the go-to stores for America’s left-behind communities. Last year a lot of investors preferred rival Dollar Tree, but the scale is tipping back again.
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Walmart (WMT) tumbled on worries about its digital sales,Target (TGT) failed to meet its targets, Dollar Tree (DLTR) slumped, and Kroger's (KR) forecast disappointed. Now it's Dollar General's (DG) turn. The retailer is scheduled to release earnings and guidance tomorrow morning, and analysts are expecting earnings per share of $1.48 in the fourth quarter, down a penny from the year earlier period. Oppenheimer's Rupesh Parikh has modeled for $5.63--a penny above consensus, but he doesn't seem too confident in that number.
Dollar General: Can It Outperform Expectations in 4Q17? After delivering healthy returns in the stock market in 2017, Dollar General (DG) hasn’t been able to impress investors so far this year. The stock has fallen 4.7% as of March 12, 2018, compared to rising 27% in 2017.
On March 9, Cowen and Company upgraded Kohls Corp (KSS) to “outperform” from “market perform” and raised the target price to $74 from $66. On March 7, Morgan Stanley raised the target price for H & R Block (HRB) to $28 from $27. BMO raised the target price to $32 from $31.
The Nasdaq shot up to record high while the S&P 500 and Dow Jones reclaimed 50-day lines on a just-right jobs report and less-harsh Trump steel tariffs.
The traditional earnings season is effectively over, but a few marquee reports--especially in the retail sector--remain to be released. Make sure to keep an eye on these companies as they prepare to report during the week of March 12!
Federal Reserve policy is hurting homeowners and small businesses on Main Street and in rural America as consumer rates rise but savings rates do not.
Dollar Tree (DLTR) stock fell as much as 17% on March 7, as the company reported weaker-than-expected sales comps and earnings per share and issued grim guidance. Let’s see what triggered the fall in its stock price. As we have discussed in this series, Dollar Tree missed Wall Street forecasts on both top and bottom lines.
•...examine the arguments for and against Dollar Tree. The S&P 500 is little changed at 2727.76 at 12:44 p.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined 45.99 points, or 0.2%, to 24,755.37.
Mar.12 -- Jim Strugger, derivatives strategist at MKM Holdings, discusses markets and his options strategy for Dollar General with Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets.”