Ledyard National Bank Has Trimmed Its Dollar General (DG) Position; Alio Gold Inchares (canada) (NYSEAMERICAN:ALO) Sellers Increased By 303.67% Their Shorts

Ledyard National Bank decreased Dollar General Corp (DG) stake by 14.39% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ledyard National Bank sold 8,960 shares as Dollar General Corp (DG)’s stock declined 7.36%. The Ledyard National Bank holds 53,300 shares with $4.32M value, down from 62,260 last quarter. Dollar General Corp now has $25.69B valuation. The stock decreased 0.97% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $94.59. About 1.83M shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since March 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.96% the S&P500.

Alio Gold Inchares (canada) (NYSEAMERICAN:ALO) had an increase of 303.67% in short interest. ALO’s SI was 153,800 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 303.67% from 38,100 shares previously. With 125,500 avg volume, 1 days are for Alio Gold Inchares (canada) (NYSEAMERICAN:ALO)’s short sellers to cover ALO’s short positions. The SI to Alio Gold Inchares (canada)’s float is 0.37%. The stock decreased 0.79% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.51. About 198,769 shares traded or 8.95% up from the average. Alio Gold Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:ALO) has 0.00% since March 1, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Alio Gold Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of mineral resource properties in Mexico. The company has market cap of $111.56 million. It primarily explores for gold deposits. It has a 8.37 P/E ratio. The firm holds a 100 % interest in the Ana Paula Property in Guerrero, Mexico.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $3.04 million activity. Ravener Robert D had sold 11,368 shares worth $1.06 million on Tuesday, December 12. $683,092 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) shares were sold by Kindy Michael J. TAYLOR RHONDA had sold 2,711 shares worth $251,895. ELLIOTT ANITA C also sold $186,747 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) shares.

Among 30 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), 17 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Dollar General Corp. had 102 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of DG in report on Monday, April 4 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, January 13 report. M Partners maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, December 4 with “Buy” rating. Buckingham Research initiated Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Tuesday, February 23 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research to “Neutral” on Friday, March 10. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, March 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) rating on Monday, August 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $8500 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, August 26. As per Thursday, March 23, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 58 investors sold DG shares while 187 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. 237.14 million shares or 1.40% less from 240.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advisers Limited Liability holds 14,492 shares. First Interstate Retail Bank holds 0% or 114 shares in its portfolio. Emerald Advisers Pa holds 4,250 shares. Utd Serv Automobile Association invested in 0.18% or 743,310 shares. Old National Bank In has 7,570 shares. Tobam owns 576,344 shares. Keybank Association Oh invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Alliancebernstein Lp reported 0.05% stake. Catalyst Capital Ltd Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 8 shares. Brandywine Global Inv Mngmt Lc reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Dynamic Solutions holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for 11,559 shares. Moreover, Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability has 0.02% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 7,970 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Hermes Investment Management Limited has 0.01% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Japan-based Natl Mutual Ins Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives has invested 0.03% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG).

Analysts await Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report earnings on March, 15 before the open. They expect $1.47 earnings per share, down 1.34% or $0.02 from last year’s $1.49 per share. DG’s profit will be $399.20M for 16.09 P/E if the $1.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.98 actual earnings per share reported by Dollar General Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.00% EPS growth.