4. As of noon trading, Dollar General Corporation ( DG) is up $1.23 (2.34) to $53.72 on light volume Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Dollar General Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.05-$53.93 after having opened the day at $53.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.49.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, engages in the provision of various merchandise products in the United States. Dollar General Corporation has a market cap of $17.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 19.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Dollar General Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Dollar General Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Dollar General Corporation Ratings Report now.

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