Dollar General Performance

DG -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: October 31, 2019  

On a scale of 0 to 100 Dollar General holds performance score of 11. The firm shows Beta (market volatility) of 0.8141 which denotes to the fact that as returns on market increase, Dollar General returns are expected to increase less than the market. However during bear market, the loss on holding Dollar General will be expected to be smaller as well. Although it is vital to follow to Dollar General historical returns, it is good to be conservative about what you can actually do with the information regarding equity current trending patterns. The philosophy towards predicting future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By reviewing Dollar General technical indicators you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.283% will be sustainable into the future. Please utilizes Dollar General Treynor Ratio, and the relationship between Variance and Potential Upside to make a quick decision on weather Dollar General price patterns will revert.

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Dollar General Corporation are ranked lower than 11 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days. In spite of rather weak fundamental drivers, Dollar General exhibited solid returns over the last few months and may actually be approaching a breakup point.
Quick Ratio0.07
Fifty Two Week Low98.08
Target High Price184.00
Payout Ratio19.61%
Fifty Two Week High164.97
Target Low Price143.00
Trailing Annual Dividend Yield0.75%
Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change

Dollar General Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  13,804  in Dollar General Corporation on September 20, 2019 and sell it today you would earn a total of  2,637  from holding Dollar General Corporation or generate 19.1% return on investment over 30 days. Dollar General Corporation is generating 0.283% of daily returns and assumes 1.6991% volatility on return distribution over the 30 days horizon. Put differently, 15% of equity instruments are less risky than the company on the bases of their historical return distribution and some 95% of equities are expected to be superior in generating returns on investments over the next 30 days.
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Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, Dollar General is expected to generate 1.73 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 1.73 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.17 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly -0.02 per unit of risk.

Dollar General Market Risk Analysis

Sharpe Ratio = 0.1665
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Dollar General Relative Performance Indicators

Estimated Market Risk
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 15 %
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Expected Return
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 5 %
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 11 %
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Based on monthly moving average Dollar General is performing at about 11% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Dollar General by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

Dollar General Alerts

Equity 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 Dividends

Dollar General Dividends Analysis

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