What Does MACD Oscillator Analysis predict about Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for the period of 9-Day stands at 76.09% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 82.07%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indictor of a certain security, currently Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) opened the session at $77.71 and after going down -0.41% closed at $77.28. The stock lost -0.43 points in the last trade.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $77.25 and $78.83 during the previous active session. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) traded with the volume of 3.52 Million with average volume of 3.26 Million. The stock has MEDIUM volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.94 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.77 and 57.99 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is at 0.1% and the shares outstanding are 273.69 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) stands at 1.35% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 17.47 while Forward P/E shows the value of 15.55.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.26. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.93 and 3.72 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 98.74 and 29.79 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) stands at 0.2 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.4.

Return on Assets ROA of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is at 10.3% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) stand at 22.3% and 15.7% respectively.

The payout ratio of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) stands at 23%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 1.72% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 4.05%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 7.78% while six month performance of the shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) remained bullish with the count of 7.93%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) remained up at 7.47% and 4.33% respectively.