|Bid||106.56 x 1000|
|Ask||106.59 x 1300|
|Day's Range||104.93 - 107.97|
|52 Week Range||85.54 - 118.45|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.88|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||15.71|
|Earnings Date||Dec 5, 2018 - Dec 10, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.16 (1.13%)|
|1y Target Est||116.33|
Dollar General has been outperforming Dollar Tree as rural economies are improving while folks in the suburbs are returning to retail malls to buy more upscale items. From an equity money manager prospective, Dollar General pays a dividend, Dollar Tree does not. Dollar General's dividend is only 1.13% but at least it offers one.
To maintain a steady inventory supply, Five Below has been focusing on its distribution centers. The capital expenditure will mainly be used for new stores and the company’s planned distribution center.
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Five Below (FIVE) reported a third-quarter adjusted EPS of $0.24—26.3% better than analysts’ consensus estimate. On a YoY (year-over-year) basis, the adjusted EPS rose 33.3%. Higher sales and interest income and a reduced income tax burden supported the bottom-line growth despite higher costs.
Since Five Below (FIVE) reported its strong third-quarter results on December 5, there have been two target price changes. On December 6, RBC lowered the target price from $134.00 to $120.00. Credit Suisse slashed the target price by $10.00 to $115.00. Five Below’s mean target price is $128.53, which indicates a 26.3% upside to its price as of December 6. Among the 18 analysts tracking Five Below, ~56.0% recommended a “buy,” while 44.0% recommended a “hold.”
There has only been one target price change for Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) since it reported its strong results for the third quarter on December 4. RBC slashed OLLI’s price target to $89.00 from $95.00. We expect a few more revisions in the coming days.
As of December 4, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) was trading at a 12-month forward PE multiple of 42.5x. Meanwhile, Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), and Five Below (FIVE) are trading at 12-month forward PEs of 15.8x, 15.0x, and 36.5x, respectively, as of December 4. A comparison of forward PEs can help investors make investment decisions for similar companies.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) announced strong third-quarter results on December 4 after market hours. Despite better-than-expected results, the stock fell 5.5% in aftermarket trading that day. However, on a YTD basis, Ollie’s stock was up 63.1% as of December 4.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) reported third-quarter adjusted EPS of $0.32, which was 3.2% better than analysts’ consensus estimate. On a YoY basis, adjusted EPS rose 45.4%. On a reported basis, its EPS were $0.40, up 29% YoY. Higher sales and a lower interest and income tax burden supported bottom-line growth.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) reported its third quarter of fiscal 2018 results on December 4. New store openings and strong comps were the major catalysts behind the rise. Its third-quarter comps were up 4.6% against a 2.1% increase in the corresponding quarter of 2017. Ollie’s is estimating 37 net new store openings in fiscal 2018.
Like most retailers, Dollar General (DG) reported a contraction in its gross margin in the third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on November 2. Dollar Tree’s gross margin took a hit from a higher LIFO (“Last In, First Out”) provision, a higher proportion of consumables (which carry a lower margin than other categories), higher markdowns, and a rise in transportation costs.
Dollar General’s (DG) sales grew 8.7% to $6.42 billion in the third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on November 2. The company’s third-quarter sales beat analysts’ estimate of $6.38 billion.
Dollar General’s (DG) third quarter of fiscal 2018 EPS of $1.31 beat analysts’ estimate of $1.26. The company’s adjusted EPS exclude the impact of hurricanes and disaster-related expenses of $0.05 per share. Dollar General’s third-quarter adjusted EPS grew 33.7% year-over-year.
For Dollar General’s (DG) third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on November 2, the company reported adjusted earnings and sales ahead of analysts’ expectations. As of November 4, Dollar General stock was up 11.9% year-to-date, outperforming the S&P 500 Index, which had risen 1.0%. It also performed better than rival Dollar Tree (DLTR), which is down 19.6%.
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 5, 2018 / AutoZone and Dollar General both reported quarterly results yesterday but only one went higher while the other slipped into the red. AutoZone saw gains on strong first quarter results while Dollar General fell on disappointing guidance. AutoZone, Inc. shares were up 6.75% on Tuesday on nearly 950,000 shares.
Dollar General Corp. is betting that more food choices, including fresh produce, will boost its revenue and traffic as it looks to expand in rural and metro areas lacking grocery-store options. Dollar General Chief Executive Todd Vasos said during a conference call with analysts Tuesday that the company is eyeing various setups as part of its expansion because customers’ needs vary. Currently, Dollar General has about 425 stores that carry produce.
This is better than the company’s earnings per share of 93 cents from the same time last year. It also has the company beating out Wall Street’s earnings per share estimate of $1.26 for the quarter, but couldn’t keep DG stock from falling today. Net income reported by Dollar General for the third quarter of 2018 came in at $334.14 million.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Bank of America Corp. (BAC), down $1.55 to $26.99 Banks fell more than the rest of the market as bond yields dropped sharply, which makes it harder ...