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The Year To Date (YTD) return is +3.90%.
The 52 Week Low stock price is 65.97 set on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 which is 249 days ago.
The current price per share is 48.14% above the 52 week low.
The 52 Week High stock price is $105.82 set on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 which is 22 days ago.
The current price per share is -7.65% below the 52 week high.
The All Time High stock price is $105.82 set on Mon, Jan 29, 2018 which is 22 days ago.
The current price per share is -7.65% below the all time high.
The Dollar General 5 year stock chart shows the historical prices over the previous 60 months.
The Dollar General 1 year stock chart shows the historical prices over the previous 12 months.
The 50 Day Moving Average is at $73.52 which is 32.93% below the stock price of $97.73.
The 200 Day Moving Average is at 73.46 which is 33.04% below the stock price of $97.73.
Because both the 50 DMA and 200 DMA are below the current stock price, this can be considered a bullish technical indicator.
Since the stock price is very far from both moving averages, a price retracement towards the moving averages should not be unexpected.
Dollar General Corp is a Consumer Staples stock that trades on the NYSE and has a market capitalization of $26.54 Billion.
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. Its seasonal products include decorations, toys, batteries, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, and home office supplies. Its home products include cookware, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods. Its apparel products include casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes and accessories.
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The EPS is $4.51.
The P/E Ratio is 21.65%.
Dollar General has a relatively low price to earnings ratio compared to the overal S&P 500 average, which is about 25%.
Some investors look for very low p/e stocks with the hopes of investing in an undervalued stock. Of course, this is just one factor to consider.
Stocks can make big percentage moves on the earnings announcement.
Companies announce earnings either before the market open or after the close.
The Earnings Release Date for Dollar General Corp was Thu, Dec 7, 2017.
Since this earnings release 75 days ago, the stock price is up by +7.57%.
Many investors know the importance of a companies earnings report. Also, the market reaction to the earnings release can be even more important and can help in making a prediction of a future price forecast of the shares.
A significant post earnings announcement percentage move can continue or reverse an existing trend for several days or weeks after the earnings date.
The next Earnings Release Date is, before the market open, on Thu, Mar 15, 2018, which is in 23 days.2018-03-15 06:00:002018-03-15 13:00:00America/New_YorkDollar General Corp (DG) EarningsVisit http://www.symbolsurfing.com/DG for more information.United StatesSymbol Surfing[email protected]
The Annual Dividend Yield is 1.06%.
Since the Ex-Date on Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 43 days ago, the stock price is up by 3.80%.
(The next ex-dividend date will be around Sun, Apr 8, 2018.)
The Pay Date is Tue, Jan 23, 2018, 28 days ago.
The dividend payment date is the date the dividend is scheduled to be paid.
It should show in your account on that day or the next day the stock market is open.
Investors should understand the dividend history of a company. Dividend history will show the dividend payments disbursed to investors over the years.