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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

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$86.29 USD

86.29
1,177,780

-0.94 (-1.08%)

Updated Nov 24, 2017 01:58 PM ET

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B Value | B Growth | B Momentum | A VGM

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
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2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Can Zumiez' (ZUMZ) Positive Comps Trend Drive Q3 Earnings?

We expect the mall-based specialty retailer of action sports-related products, Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ), to beat expectations when it reports third-quarter fiscal 2017 results on Nov 30.

ZUMZ  AEO  DG  KR

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Can TJX Companies' Growth Efforts Help to Offset High Costs?

The TJX Companies' (TJX) off-price model and initiatives to drive sales helps it draw traffic. However, high wage costs are likely to impact bottom line.

DLTR  DG  ROST  TJX

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Kirkland's (KIRK) Q3 Loss Widens Y/Y, Earnings View Trimmed

Kirkland's (KIRK) grapples with supply chain disruptions, high operating costs and impact from hurricanes in 3Q17. However, shares gained 2%.

DG  ROST  KIRK  RH

Zacks Equity Research

Dollar Tree (DLTR) Stock Jumps on Q3 Earnings Beat, View Up

Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) posted third-quarter fiscal 2017 results, wherein both the earnings and sales topped estimates and improved year over year.

AEO  DLTR  DG  ROST

Zacks Equity Research

Can Walmart's Solid Expansion in Online Grocery Boost Stock?

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) extends ties with Deliv to offer same-day grocery delivery services in San Jose. The online grocery space is likely to account for nearly 20% of total grocery sales by 2025.

AMZN  WMT  DG  ROST

Arpita Dutt

4 Buy-Ranked Retails Stocks to Consider Ahead of Black Friday

With the holiday season round the corner, here is a look at four retail stocks including Dollar General (DG) which look well-positioned for the season.

WMT  DLTR  DG  TGT  ROST  KSS

Zacks Equity Research

Hibbett (HIBB) Rallies on Q3 Earnings & Sales Beat, Ups View

Hibbett Sports Inc. (HIBB) reported top and bottom-line beat in third-quarter fiscal 2018. This marked the company's third straight quarter of bottom-line beat.

DLTR  DG  BIG  HIBB

Zacks Equity Research

Ross Stores (ROST) Rallies on Solid Q3 Earnings, Raised View

Ross Stores (ROST) reported solid third-quarter fiscal 2017 results, wherein both the top and bottom lines topped estimates and improved year over year.

DLTR  DG  ROST  BIG

Zacks Equity Research

RH Stock Jumps in After-Hours Trading on Upbeat Guidance

Shares of RH (RH) rally 15.7% in after-hours trading on Nov 15. The gain was prompted by the home furnishings retailer's raised guidance for the fiscal third quarter and fiscal 2017.

TA  DLTR  DG  RH

Zacks Equity Research

Walmart (WMT) Stock Gains on Solid Q3 Earnings & Raised View

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) 3Q18 results gain from strength across all divisions and spectacular e-commerce sales growth.

WMT  DG  ROST  BIG

Zacks Equity Research

TJX Companies (TJX) Q3 Earnings & Sales Up Y/Y, Comps Flat

The TJX Companies (TJX) posts higher sales and earnings in Q3, backed by improved traffic and merchandise margins. However, hurricanes and unfavorable weather weigh on comps.

DG  ROST  BIG  TJX

Zacks Equity Research

What's in Store for Williams-Sonoma (WSM) in Q3 Earnings?

Improved and innovative marketing techniques bode well for Williams-Sonoma (WSM). However, higher competition is a cause for concern.

AEO  URBN  DG  WSM

Zacks Equity Research

Costco Looks Disciplined on Solid Comps, Growth Strategies

A differentiated product range enables Costco (COST) to provide an upscale shopping experience for its members, thereby resulting in market share gains and higher sales per square foot.

DG  COST  ROST  BIG

Zacks Equity Research

7 Retail Stocks to Steal the Show with Q3 Earnings Beat

Analysts remain optimistic about the sector's performance

AMZN  HD  LOW  ZUMZ  DLTR  DG  ROST  BURL

Zacks Equity Research

Is an Earnings Beat In Store for Home Depot (HD) in Q3?

We expect leading home improvement retailer, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) to beat expectations when it reports third-quarter fiscal 2017 results on Nov 14.

HD  DG  ROST  SIG

Zacks Equity Research

Herbalife (HLF) Stock Down on Q3 Earnings Plunge & View Cut

Herbalife's (HLF) sales and earnings decline in Q3. Soft volumes in North America, China and Mexico hurt results.

DG  ROST  BURL  HLF

Sanghamitra Saha

No Trick, 4 Halloween ETF & Stock Treats for Investors (Revised)

Buy these retail stocks and ETFs for the rest of 4Q as Halloween and subsequent holiday events may perk up these investments.

TCX  RTH  SOCL  FTXD  IBUY  MDLZ  PRTY  WMT  DG  COST  ROST  KSS

Zacks Equity Research

Quotient's (QUOT) Q3 Earnings to Gain from Retailer iQ Growth

Quotient's (QUOT) third-quarter 2017 earnings are expected to be driven by growing demand for digital coupons. This is anticipated to boost Retailer iQ revenues.

HUBS  QUOT  KEM  DG

Zacks Equity Research

Target (TGT) Up 13% in 3 Months: Is There More Room to Run?

Target's initiatives such as the development of omni-channel capacities, diversification and localization of assortments along with emphasis on flexible format stores bode well.

DG  TGT  ROST  PSMT

Zacks Equity Research

Dollar General (DG) Up 10.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Dollar General (DG) reported earnings more than a month ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

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Zacks Equity Research

Should Value Investors Consider Dollar General (DG) Stock?

Dollar General (DG) appears to be a good choice for value investors right now, given its favorable P/E and P/S metrics.

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Zacks Equity Research

Margin Pressure & SNAP Cut Woes Curb Dollar General's Gain

Cut in SNAP benefit will hamper Dollar General's (DG) performance as people with low income will have less money to spend and could restrict spending to low margin products.

GPS  DG  BIG  BURL

Zacks Equity Research

Company News For Sep 1, 2017

Companies in the news are: DG,CPB,EXPE,GE

EXPE  GE  CPB  DG

Zacks Equity Research

Dollar General (DG) Q2 Earnings & Sales Top Estimates (Revised)

Dollar General's (DG) increase in sales in second-quarter fiscal 2017 was driven by robust performance of consumables and seasonal categories.

PLCE  DG  BIG  BURL

Zacks Equity Research

Dollar General (DG) Q2 Earnings Miss, Sales Top Estimates

Dollar General (DG) came out with second-quarter fiscal 2017 results, wherein adjusted earnings of $1.08 a share lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny.

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Zacks Equity Research

Do Options Traders Know Something About Dollar General (DG) Stock We Don't?

Surging level of implied volatility makes Dollar General (DG) Stock lucrative to the investors.

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Zacks Equity Research

Why Ross Stores (ROST) Stands Out in a Tough Retail Sector

Ross Stores Inc. (ROST) is among few in the space that has been consistent with earnings performance and is also gaining momentum from store expansion and merchandising initiatives.

DG  ROST  BIG  BURL

Mark Vickery

Top Analyst Reports for Honeywell, Accenture & PetroChina

Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Honeywell (HON), Accenture (ACN), and PetroChina (PTR).

ACN  DG  PTR  HRL  CMI  HON

Zacks Equity Research

Big Lots' (BIG) Continued its Positive Earnings Streak in Q2

Big Lots (BIG) results were driven by robust performance of ownable and winnable merchandise strategy.

PLCE  DG  BIG  BURL

Zacks Equity Research

What to Expect When Dollar General (DG) Reports Q2 Earnings?

Well our proven model does not conclusively show that Dollar General (DG) is likely to beat earnings estimates this quarter.

ZUMZ  DG  PLAY  GIII