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Jefferies Sticks to Their Buy Rating for Dollar General (DG)

In a report released today, Corey Tarlowe from Jefferies maintained a Buy rating on Dollar General (DGResearch Report), with a price target of $285.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $238.97.

According to TipRanks.com, Tarlowe ‘s ranking currently consits of 0 on a 0-5 ranking scale, with an average return of -16.3% and a 28.8% success rate. Tarlowe covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Bj’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Burlington Stores, and Abercrombie Fitch.

Dollar General has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $249.80, a 7.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on June 16, Morgan Stanley also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $250.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $262.21 and a one-year low of $183.25. Currently, Dollar General has an average volume of 2.13M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 40 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of DG in relation to earlier this year.

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Based in Tennessee and founded in 1939, Dollar General Corp. is a discount retailer, which provides various merchandise products including consumable items, seasonal items, home products and apparel, in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States.

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