Dollar General Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

DG -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: October 31, 2019  

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Dollar General Corporation is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Dollar General buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding DG positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Dollar General available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from DG buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see Dollar General Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Dollar General Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1334, jensen alpha of 0.2426, total risk alpha of 0.2717, sortino ratio of 0.2151 and treynor ratio of 0.2673
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Dollar General to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Dollar General Corporation. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Dollar General is not overpriced, please confirm all Dollar General fundamentals including its Gross Profit, Debt to Equity and the relationship between Price to Book and Cash and Equivalents . Given that Dollar General has Price to Earning of 25.51 , we urge you verify Dollar General Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Dollar General Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Dollar General has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
Over 105.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Dollar General current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price170.00
Target Mean Price167.79
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price184.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions24
Target Low Price143.00

Dollar General Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.23Value At Risk1.97
Potential Upside2.08Standard Deviation1.72
 Return Density 

Dollar General Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.81
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

Dollar General Volatility Alert

Dollar General Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 3.36 and kurtosis of 20.31. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Dollar General Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Dollar General Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsDollar GeneralPeer Average
Return On Equity0.13 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.06 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.035264 (1.27) 
Operating Margin9.95 (5.51) 
Current Valuation50.87 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding257.07 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.15 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions104.64 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted3.44 M4.71 M
Price to Earning25.51 28.72 
Price to Book6.05 9.51 
Price to Sales1.53 11.42 
Revenue26.67 B9.43 B
Gross Profit7.8 B27.38 B
EBITDA2.65 B3.9 B
Net Income1.63 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents259.57 M2.7 B
Cash per Share1.01 5.01 
Total Debt10.97 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity162.50 48.70 
Current Ratio1.14 2.16 
Book Value Per Share14.96 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations1.24 B971.22 M
Short Ratio1.87 4.00 
Earnings Per Share6.22 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth2.35 4.89 
Number of Employees135 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization40.8 B19.03 B
Total Asset11.26 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings1.03 B9.33 B
Working Capital1.44 B1.48 B
Current Asset3.43 B9.34 B