Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.19, from 1.07 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 48 investors sold DG shares while 185 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 238.45 million shares or 2.45% more from 232.75 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Davenport Lc accumulated 0% or 3,600 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 1.51% or 6.45M shares in its portfolio. 1,657 are owned by Community Natl Bank Na. Bartlett Com Ltd Liability invested 0% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 1.15M are held by Frontier Management Ltd Liability Corp. Smithfield has 0% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Vident Invest Advisory Limited Liability reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 393 are held by Wealthtrust. Van Eck Associate Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 21,366 shares. South Dakota Invest Council reported 27,100 shares. 324 are owned by Central National Bank Com. Numerixs holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 8,100 shares. Kentucky Retirement Trust Fund reported 0.11% stake. Moreover, Sg Americas Ltd Liability Corp has 0.04% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Voya Invest Management Ltd Llc reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG).
Since June 1, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 2 sales for $3.30 million activity. $200,334 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) shares were bought by McGuire Timothy I.
Coho Partners Ltd increased its stake in Dollar General (DG) by 2.92% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Coho Partners Ltd bought 61,375 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.16 million shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $213.09 million, up from 2.10M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Coho Partners Ltd who had been investing in Dollar General for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.48 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $114.8. About 1.35 million shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 43.84% since November 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.22% the S&P500.
Coho Partners Ltd, which manages about $1.39 billion and $4.06 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in W. W. Grainger Inc. (NYSE:GWW) by 145,362 shares to 465,029 shares, valued at $143.42 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing.
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Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage
Among 10 analysts covering Dollar General (NYSE:DG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Dollar General had 15 analyst reports since May 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, June 1 report. As per Friday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Raymond James maintained the shares of DG in report on Friday, August 31 with “Strong Buy” rating. Buckingham Research maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, June 1 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, June 1 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Gordon Haskett given on Monday, June 4. As per Monday, October 15, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Friday, June 22 by Raymond James. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, August 31 by Morgan Stanley. Wells Fargo maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) rating on Wednesday, August 29. Wells Fargo has “Outperform” rating and $118 target.