Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. grew its position in Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) by 2.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 38,065 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 893 shares during the quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Dollar General were worth $3,540,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DG. Cerebellum GP LLC bought a new position in shares of Dollar General in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $130,000. Calton & Associates Inc. bought a new position in Dollar General during the fourth quarter worth $144,000. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC bought a new position in Dollar General during the third quarter worth $195,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. increased its position in Dollar General by 104.9% during the fourth quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,153 shares of the company’s stock worth $200,000 after acquiring an additional 1,102 shares during the period. Finally, Intrust Bank NA bought a new position in Dollar General during the fourth quarter worth $202,000. 90.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Dollar General Corp. (NYSE DG) opened at $89.53 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $24,063.25, a PE ratio of 19.26, a P/E/G ratio of 1.37 and a beta of 1.05. The company has a current ratio of 1.41, a quick ratio of 0.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. Dollar General Corp. has a 52-week low of $65.97 and a 52-week high of $105.82.
In other news, SVP Anita C. Elliott sold 2,012 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.82, for a total value of $186,753.84. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 14,969 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,389,422.58. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Michael J. Kindy sold 7,536 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.64, for a total value of $683,063.04. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 7,578 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $686,869.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.32% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Dollar General Company Profile
Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. The Company’s consumables category includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as cereals, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, beer and wine); snacks (such as candy, cookies, and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (such as over-the-counter medicines and personal care products); pet (pet supplies and pet food), and tobacco products.
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