Stock Research Monitor: BIG, BURL, and COST
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / May 18, 2018 / If you want a free Stock Review on DG sign up now at www.wallstequities.com/registration. Ahead of today's trading session, WallStEquities.com scans Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG), Burlington Stores Inc. (NYSE: BURL), Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST), and Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG). These stocks are part of the Discount Variety Stores industry, which consists of discount grocery stores as well as other discount retailers. In addition to selling groceries, many of these stores sell small cheaply priced household items. All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.
On Thursday, shares in Columbus, Ohio headquartered Big Lots Inc. recorded a trading volume of 897,235 shares. The stock ended at $42.63, declining slightly 0.98% from the last trading session. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 2.69%. Furthermore, shares of Big Lots, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a community retailer in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.59.
On April 24th, 2018, Big Lots announced that this spring's national (U.S) point-of-sale fundraising campaign, Give BIG for Kids benefitting Nationwide Children's Hospital, raised $2.6 million dollars over the last three and a half weeks. With this campaign's results, the Company and its customers have now raised over $13.5 million dollars in support of the life-saving research and care provided by the hospital. Get the full research report on BIG for free by clicking below at:
Burlington, New Jersey headquartered Burlington Stores Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.11% lower at $140.34 with a total trading volume of 774,074 shares. The Company's shares have gained 2.43% in the last month, 14.91% over the previous three months, and 49.19% over the past year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.98% and 26.26%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Burlington Stores, which operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the US, have an RSI of 62.32.
On April 18th, 2018, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its ‘Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $146 a share to $150 a share. The free technical report on BURL can be accessed at:
At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Issaquah, Washington-based Costco Wholesale Corp. rose slightly by 0.45%, ending the day at $199.60. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.38 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 2.25 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.57% in the last month, 4.24% in the previous three months, and 18.00% over the past year. The stock is trading 5.08% and 12.27% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Costco Wholesale, which together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses, have an RSI of 63.89.
On April 24th, 2018, Costco Wholesale announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock and approved a quarterly increase from 50 to 57 cents per share, or $2.28 on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable on May 25th, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 11th, 2018.
On May 17th, 2018, research firm Loop Capital initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $224 per share. Sign up for free on Wall St. Equities and claim the latest report on COST at:
Goodlettsville, Tennessee headquartered Dollar General Corp.'s shares ended the day 0.49% higher at $96.67 with a total trading volume of 2.56 million shares. The stock has gained 36.79% over the past year. The Company's shares are trading 2.38% above their 50-day moving average and 9.04% above their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Dollar General, which provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern US, have an RSI of 56.41.
On April 18th, 2018, research firm Credit Suisse initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock.
On May 17th, 2018, Dollar General announced plans to webcast its 2018 annual meeting of shareholders on May 30th, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The Company also announced that it will release its Q1 2018 financial results on May 31st, 2018. In connection with the release, Todd Vasos, CEO, and John Garratt, CFO, will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET that same day. See the free research coverage on DG at:
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