DG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Why Dollar General's Comp Sales Dropped in Q3

    December 1, 2016
    Cuts to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -- what used to be called "food stamps" -- contributed ...
  2. Dollar General No Bargain After Earnings Miss (DG, WMT)

    December 1, 2016
    Dollar General is testing a multiyear trendline for the second time in three months after an earnings shortfall and could ...
  3. Business Leaders Sign Letter Supporting Trump (PYPL, DG)

    October 18, 2016
    Around a hundred business leaders have signed an open letter praising Trump's economic plan and saying Clinton would only ...
  4. Stocks: 3Q Winners and Losers

    October 3, 2016
    The winning stocks during the third quarter reflected investors' increasing willingness to take risks
  5. Dollar General Hiring 10,000 New Workers

    September 15, 2016
    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) just announced it plans to hire 10,000 new workers in the next month, but unlike mass merchandisers ...
  6. Dollar Stores Are Hit By Wal-Mart's New Strategy

    August 30, 2016
    Dollar General and Dollar Tree are feeling the effects of Wal-Mart's push into their discount territory, which does not bode ...
  7. These Stocks Poised For Upside After a Pullback

    August 22, 2016
    Amidst an uptrend, these stocks are flashing buy signals following a recent pullback.
  8. Buy Weakness On These S&P 500 Leaders

    August 22, 2016
    Just three of the 100 strongest S&P 500 components have dropped toward oversold technical levels, offering potential buying ...
  9. Dollar General Wants to Pump Your Gas

    August 2, 2016
    The real story behind Dollar General's (NYSE: DG) acquisition of 41 stores from Wal-Mart's (NYSE: WMT) failed small-footprint ...
  10. Dollar General Buys a Big Rival's Failed Stores

    July 28, 2016
    One retailer's failed experiment has become another chain's opportunity. Dollar General (NYSE: DG) has purchased 41 former ...
  11. 4 Retailers Immune to Amazon (AMZN,TJX,ROST,DG)

    July 20, 2016
    Amazon crushes most brick-and-mortar retailers, but these four have been immune so far.
  12. Do Retail Store Closings Create a Domino Effect?

    July 11, 2016
    If brick-and-mortar retailers continue to close at today’s pace, here’s how it could play out.
  13. Do Store Openings Equal Stock Appreciation? (SBUX)

    June 17, 2016
    Does retailers and restaurant chains aggressively opening new locations lead to stock appreciation?
  14. Why This Dollar Store Should Be on Your Radar

    June 13, 2016
    Dollarama, an increasingly popular dollar store in Canada, should be on your radar. Here's why.
  15. Dollar General Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (DG)

    June 13, 2016
    Dollar General will send its dividend payment on June 29 to shareholders of record as of June 15.
  16. Millennials Shop at Dollar Stores Instead of the Mall (DG, DLTR)

    June 1, 2016
    Millennials shoppers are spending double the average consumer according to Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos.
  17. Top Performing Stocks Going Into the Summer

    May 28, 2016
    Momentum chasers will love these plays.
  18. Discount Stores in Focus After Wal-Mart Shocker (DG, DLTR)

    May 20, 2016
    Dollar Tree and Dollar General Stores could benefit from improved retail sentiment after Wal-Mart's upbeat results.
  19. 4 Retail Stocks That Continue to Appreciate (DG)

    April 29, 2016
    Finding winners in retail isn't easy these days, but these four stocks continue to appreciate.
  20. 3 Lesser-known Retailers in Bull Markets (BURL, DG)

    April 19, 2016
    These three retailers are flying under the radar, carving out bullish patterns that should yield new highs.
  21. Is Costco Following CVS' Lead With Tobacco?

    March 17, 2016
    Costco (NASDAQ: COST) is the latest major retailer to pull tobacco products off its shelves, though unlike CVS Health (NYSE: ...
  22. CVS Health Doubles Down on Anti-Smoking Efforts

    March 15, 2016
    You can't say CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) doesn't put its money where its mouth is. After willingly giving up billions of dollars ...
  23. Dollar General Pushes Forward With Smaller Stores

    March 15, 2016
    Smaller format stores have been a sort of retail holy grail that companies have been testing. The concept has been successful ...
  24. Why Dollar General Surged 13% Last Week (DG, WMT)

    March 14, 2016
    The company, thanks to its strong margins, has figured out ways to squeeze as much profit as possible from every dollar of ...
  25. William Blair & Company: Investment Manager Highlight

    March 12, 2016
    Learn about William Blair's service offering, executive leadership and holdings. Learn about the firm's areas of expertise ...
  26. Dollar General Stock Soar 10% on Earnings Beat (DG, WMT)

    March 10, 2016
    Combined with a sound merchandising strategy and strong profit margins, Dollar General looks poised to deliver this type ...
  27. What to Expect From Dollar General's Earnings (DG)

    March 9, 2016
    Dollar General shows an ability to not only get more customers into its stores, it's also using effective merchandising to ...
  28. Who Does Cheap Oil Benefit? See This Stock (DG)

    February 12, 2016
    Cheap oil won't benefit most companies, but this retailer might buck that trend.
  29. 5 Stocks You Should Buy for 2016

    December 16, 2015
    The stock market might bring some challenges in 2016. Here are five stocks with potential to buck the trend.
  30. The Top 5 Large-Cap Retail Stocks for 2016

    December 14, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap retail companies that will grow in 2016, with detailed explanations of the companies and ...
  31. These Five Stocks Depend on Low-Income Consumers

    December 11, 2015
    Become popular with the regular joes (like these companies) and you'll need a wheelbarrow to make your bank deposits.
  32. Should You Worry About IBM's SEC Accounting Probe?

    October 28, 2015
    Shares of IBM (NYSE: IBM) fell to a new 52-week low on Oct. 27 after its 10-Q filing for its third quarter revealed an SEC ...
  33. Wal-Mart's Crashing Because It Over-Earned (Here's How To Play ...

    October 14, 2015
    Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) plummeted more than 9 percent Wednesday morning. Wal-Mart said it expects 2 ...
  34. AR & Inventory Turnover Is Key For These Sectors

    August 12, 2015
    Accounts receivable and inventory turnover are two important ratios in the current asset category. We will also discuss the ...
  35. Costco: Good And Costly

    July 15, 2015
    Costco Warehouse Corporation is one of the good stocks in the retail space, but is it good enough to justify the current ...
  36. Who are Family Dollar's (FDO) main competitors?

    May 20, 2015
    Learn about the discount retail company Family Dollar and its main competitors. Explore how competitor Dollar Tree plans ...
  37. The Perfect Income Strategy For Rising Interest Rates

    August 6, 2014
    Last week, we saw a massive broader market sell-off that, in part, appeared to be a reaction to stronger economic activity. ...
  38. Forget Wal-Mart -- 3 Discount Retailers On Sale Now

    May 2, 2014
    Despite new market highs and a rebound in corporate profits, post-recession job growth has been uneven at best. Falling unemployment ...
  39. Bullish Engulfing Candle In An Uptrend

    January 17, 2012
    These four stocks are in uptrends that recently had a bullish engulfing candlestick pattern.
  40. 99 Cents Only Stores Profits Edge Up

    August 12, 2011
    Dollar retailer 99 Cents Only increased revenue and profits despite product-cost increases.
  41. The Most Important Metric You Forgot

    October 4, 2005
    The cash conversion cycle (or cash cycle) is one of the best early-warning systems available to you. Let's take a closer ...