Why C.R. Bard Rose to Record Highs on April 24
C.R. Bard, a leading multinational developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical technologies, rose 19.5% on April 24 to new all-time high price levels.
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) total sales grew 7.9% YoY (year-over-year) in fiscal 2016 to $22 billion.
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 (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 (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 General’s (DG) business strategy revolves around driving profitable topline growth while enhancing its low-cost operator position and capturing new growth opportunities.
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.
Dollar General (DG) is the largest discount store retailers in the United States in terms of total revenue generated.
Headquartered in Tennessee, Dollar General (DG) is the largest discount store retailer in the United States in terms of total sales.
Currently, Anadarko Petroleum’s (APC) implied volatility is ~26.5%, which is ~7% lower than its 15-day average of ~47.5%.
Anadarko Petroleum reported adjusted earnings per share of -$0.50 in 4Q16. The company’s EPS were -$0.57 in 4Q15 and -$0.89 in 3Q16.
Anadarko Petroleum (APC) noted in its 4Q16 earnings conference that it maintained its lease operating expenses below $3 per boe every quarter, resulting from its lower costs and higher volumes.
At the end of 2016, Anadarko Petroleum’s proved reserves comprised 57% liquids and 43% natural gas.