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

Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on DG. Jefferies Group cut shares of Dollar General Corp. from a buy rating to a hold rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $101.00 to $96.00 in a research report on Monday, August 15th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $97.00 target price on shares of Dollar General Corp. in a research note on Sunday, August 28th. MKM Partners reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $97.00 target price on shares of Dollar General Corp. in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Dollar General Corp. from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Monday, August 29th. Finally, Vetr lowered shares of Dollar General Corp. from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $80.38 target price for the company. in a research note on Thursday, November 10th. One 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 has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $89.31.

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

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) opened at 78.31 on Tuesday. Dollar General Corp. has a 1-year low of $65.11 and a 1-year high of $96.88. The company’s 50 day moving average is $71.74 and its 200 day moving average is $81.86. The company has a market cap of $22.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.31 and a beta of 0.80.

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Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. boosted its position in Dollar General Corp. by 834.1% in the second quarter. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. now owns 212,890 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,012,000 after buying an additional 190,100 shares in the last quarter. Commerce Bank boosted its position in Dollar General Corp. by 2.9% in the second quarter. Commerce Bank now owns 256,548 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,115,000 after buying an additional 7,291 shares in the last quarter. CI Investments Inc. bought a new position in Dollar General Corp. during the second quarter worth $49,331,000. CAM Group Holding A S boosted its position in Dollar General Corp. by 3.2% in the second quarter. CAM Group Holding A S now owns 3,576,704 shares of the company’s stock worth $336,210,000 after buying an additional 109,279 shares in the last quarter. Finally, PGGM Investments boosted its position in Dollar General Corp. by 2.3% in the second quarter. PGGM Investments now owns 415,692 shares of the company’s stock worth $39,075,000 after buying an additional 9,425 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 82.88% of the company’s stock.

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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