Insider Trading Alert - DG, HP, FB, HFC And TRS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, 106 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $119.02 to $14,400,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Dollar General Corporation (DG) - FREE Research Report

Jones Adrian M who is Director at Dollar General Corporation sold 899,475 shares at $60.61 on Dec. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 360,055 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 71.41% with the 899,475-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.45, down $0.16, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dollar General Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,669
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,669

The average volume for Dollar General Corporation has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dollar General Corporation has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 35.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, engages in the provision of various merchandise products in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Dollar General Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dollar General Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Dollar General Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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