How Has Supervalu’s Stock Performed?
After falling around 30% in 2016, Supervalu’s (SVU) stock continues to be in the red in 2017.
Wall Street is quite positive on Supervalu’s (SVU) stock. Analysts are expecting a 45% rise in SVU’s stock price over the next 12 months.
After adjusting for certain one-time charges, third quarter net earnings (from continuing operations) stood at $14 million, or $0.05 per diluted share.
The retail food segment, which accounts for 35% of Supervalu’s (SVU) top line, has been the company’s worst-performing segment.
Supervalu (SVU) has failed to impress investors with its financial performance over the last several quarters.
Supervalu (SVU) is scheduled to report its fiscal 4Q17 and full fiscal 2017 results on Tuesday, April 27, 2017.
Dollar General (DG) is covered by 30 Wall Street analysts. Together, they rate the company a 2.5 on a scale of 1 (strong buy) to 5 (strong sell).
After being relisted in 2009, Dollar General’s (DG) stock has traded at an average PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 18.5x.
Dollar General (DG) has been trading on the New York Stock Exchange since 2009. The company had traded on the stock exchange for around 40 years until it was acquired by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’ (KKR).
As we discussed, Dollar General (DG) has a presence in 44 US states through its 13,000 stores.
As we discussed, Dollar General’s (DG) top line was dampened in fiscal 2016 by deflationary headwinds and the lowering of SNAP benefits.
After surpassing $20 billion in annual sales in fiscal 2015, Dollar General (DG) had set a target of achieving $30 billion in sales by fiscal 2020.
Dollar General’s (DG) same-store sales have grown for 27 consecutive years. What’s more interesting is that comps rather improved during the recession period.
Dollar General’s (DG) total sales grew 7.9% YoY (year-over-year) in fiscal 2016 to $22 billion.
Dollar General (DG) is the largest player in the US discount store industry with total sales of $22 billion in fiscal 2016 (ending February 3, 2017).
Dollar General’s (DG) business strategy revolves around driving profitable topline growth while enhancing its low-cost operator position and capturing new growth opportunities.
Dollar General (DG) must maintain an efficient supply chain in order to juggle hundreds of products in over 13,000 stores in 44 states across the United States.
Dollar stores follow a small-box format to maintain low costs. Target customers are typically lower- and middle-income families.
Dollar General (DG) operates dollar stores that offer a variety of inexpensive merchandise, including home products, seasonal products, consumables, and apparel.
Headquartered in Tennessee, Dollar General (DG) is the largest discount store retailer in the United States in terms of total sales.