Professional Advisory Services INC Has Trimmed Its Dollar General (DG) Position by $7.95 Million; Market Valuation Declined

April 17, 2018 - By Marry Poplack

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.26, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 34 investors sold DG shares while 200 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 233.50 million shares or 1.53% less from 237.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Srb Corporation invested in 2,206 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Roundview Cap Ltd Com holds 3,728 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Arrowstreet Limited Partnership accumulated 303,002 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Frontier Cap Mngmt Com Lc owns 1.60M shares. The Netherlands-based Pggm Invests has invested 0.33% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Denver Invest Advisors Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.12% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Ledyard State Bank has invested 0.59% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Condor Capital Mgmt accumulated 15,533 shares. Argi Invest Ltd accumulated 0.07% or 10,668 shares. Amer Inc invested in 0.03% or 88,439 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 103,471 shares. Moreover, Kbc Group Nv has 0.03% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 35,838 shares. Voya Mgmt Lc owns 149,158 shares. Cleararc Cap Inc reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). 9,275 are owned by Tru Inv Advsr.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $3.12 million activity. Ravener Robert D had sold 11,368 shares worth $1.06M on Tuesday, December 12. $186,747 worth of stock was sold by ELLIOTT ANITA C on Monday, December 18. $251,895 worth of stock was sold by TAYLOR RHONDA on Tuesday, December 12.

Professional Advisory Services Inc decreased its stake in Dollar General (DG) by 35.67% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Professional Advisory Services Inc sold 85,527 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.52% with the market. The institutional investor held 154,274 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $14.35M, down from 239,801 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Professional Advisory Services Inc who had been investing in Dollar General for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.68 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.36% or $2.29 during the last trading session, reaching $99.36. About 1.78M shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 34.01% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.46% the S&P500.

Professional Advisory Services Inc, which manages about $474.18 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) by 252,153 shares to 257,953 shares, valued at $11.91M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Dollar General (NYSE:DG), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Dollar General had 23 analyst reports since November 3, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, March 16. Oppenheimer initiated Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, April 16. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, December 8 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 10. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 25 by Telsey Advisory Group. Piper Jaffray maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) rating on Thursday, March 15. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $117.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, February 16. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 7 report. As per Friday, March 16, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital.

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