Guggenheim reissued their buy rating on shares of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) in a research note published on Tuesday. They currently have a $90.00 price target on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Dollar General Corp. from a buy rating to a hold rating and increased their target price for the company from $95.00 to $99.00 in a research report on Monday, August 1st. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Jefferies Group cut shares of Dollar General Corp. from a buy rating to a hold rating and reduced their target price for the company from $101.00 to $96.00 in a research report on Monday, August 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Macquarie reduced their target price on shares of Dollar General Corp. from $98.00 to $92.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. MKM Partners reiterated a buy rating and issued a $97.00 target price on shares of Dollar General Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG cut shares of Dollar General Corp. from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and reduced their target price for the company from $95.00 to $80.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, seventeen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $89.31.

Analyst Recommendations for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

Shares of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) opened at 78.31 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.06 billion, a PE ratio of 18.31 and a beta of 0.80. Dollar General Corp. has a 52-week low of $65.11 and a 52-week high of $96.88. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $71.74 and a 200 day moving average of $81.86.

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Dollar General Corp. by 7.8% in the second quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 1,124 shares of the company’s stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 81 shares in the last quarter. Financial Architects Inc boosted its position in shares of Dollar General Corp. by 390.7% in the third quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,526 shares of the company’s stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 1,215 shares in the last quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Dollar General Corp. by 14.9% in the third quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 1,595 shares of the company’s stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 207 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its position in shares of Dollar General Corp. by 114.2% in the third quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 1,686 shares of the company’s stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 899 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Alpha Windward LLC boosted its position in shares of Dollar General Corp. by 1.5% in the third quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 2,273 shares of the company’s stock valued at $159,000 after buying an additional 33 shares in the last quarter. 82.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Dollar General Corp.

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. The Company’s consumables category includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as cereals, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, beer and wine); snacks (such as candy, cookies, and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (such as over-the-counter medicines and personal care products); pet (pet supplies and pet food), and tobacco products.

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