Hexavest Decreased Dollar Gen Os;S En (DG) Stake; Kerr Mcgee (KMG) Sentiment Is 1.65

May 27, 2018 - By Sarah Hamilton

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Kerr Mcgee Corp (KMG) investors sentiment increased to 1.65 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.70, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 84 active investment managers started new or increased positions, while 51 decreased and sold their holdings in Kerr Mcgee Corp. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 11.87 million shares, up from 8.47 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Kerr Mcgee Corp in top ten positions increased from 2 to 4 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 21 Reduced: 30 Increased: 49 New Position: 35.

Hexavest Inc decreased Dollar Gen Corp Os;S En (DG) stake by 48.26% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Hexavest Inc sold 700,631 shares as Dollar Gen Corp Os;S En (DG)’s stock declined 0.52%. The Hexavest Inc holds 751,184 shares with $69.87 million value, down from 1.45M last quarter. Dollar Gen Corp Os;S En now has $25.95 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $96.62. About 2.03 million shares traded. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has risen 34.01% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.46% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $65.61. About 66,499 shares traded. KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) has risen 41.92% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.37% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 15 insider sales for $28.06 million activity.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes, formulates, and distributes specialty chemicals worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.02 billion. The companyÂ’s Electronic Chemicals segment is involved in the sale of high purity and ultra purity wet process chemicals primarily to clean and etch silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors. It has a 20.56 P/E ratio. This segmentÂ’s products include sulfuric, phosphoric, and nitric and hydrofluoric acids; ammonium hydroxide; hydrogen peroxide; isopropyl alcohol; other specialty organic solvents; and various blends of chemicals.

Trigran Investments Inc. holds 8.29% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. for 559,352 shares. Bard Associates Inc owns 57,120 shares or 1.81% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Redwood Investments Llc has 1.76% invested in the company for 378,242 shares. The Massachusetts-based Ironwood Investment Management Llc has invested 1.31% in the stock. Globeflex Capital L P, a California-based fund reported 47,261 shares.

Analysts await KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) to report earnings on June, 8. They expect $0.87 earnings per share, up 64.15% or $0.34 from last year’s $0.53 per share. KMG’s profit will be $13.49M for 18.85 P/E if the $0.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual earnings per share reported by KMG Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.35% negative EPS growth.

Among 31 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Dollar General Corp. has $122 highest and $6200 lowest target. $94.65’s average target is -2.04% below currents $96.62 stock price. Dollar General Corp. had 112 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by M Partners on Friday, December 4 with “Buy”. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Reduce” rating given on Tuesday, May 9 by Gordon Haskett. On Friday, March 11 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 31 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. UBS maintained Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, May 25 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, May 27 by Credit Suisse. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 28 report. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, February 27.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $4.42 million activity. On Tuesday, December 12 Ravener Robert D sold $1.06 million worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) or 11,368 shares. $302,597 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) was sold by ELLIOTT ANITA C. TAYLOR RHONDA had sold 2,711 shares worth $251,895. On Monday, March 26 Kindy Michael J sold $764,931 worth of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) or 8,221 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 34 investors sold DG shares while 200 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 233.50 million shares or 1.53% less from 237.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bbva Compass Retail Bank Inc invested 0.02% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Roundview Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 3,728 shares. Intrepid Capital Mgmt holds 0.49% or 13,930 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 0.06% or 24,980 shares. Cwm Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Hbk Investments LP reported 0.02% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Tci Wealth Advsrs owns 1,509 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Nuwave Investment Mngmt Limited Com holds 0.03% or 234 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Company reported 0.18% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Ameriprise Finance stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Com invested in 0% or 4,413 shares. Salem Investment Counselors invested 0% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Pnc Fincl Group Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 55,136 shares. Millennium Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG). Hexavest has 0.8% invested in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG).

Hexavest Inc increased Element Fleet Mgt Os;S En (ELEEF) stake by 581,132 shares to 1.41M valued at $10.70M in 2017Q4. It also upped Target Corporation Co L En (NYSE:TGT) stake by 20,940 shares and now owns 1.15M shares. Cisco Systems Inc Prop (NASDAQ:CSCO) was raised too.

More important recent Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Dollar General (DG) Spend Tracker Data Accelerated – UBS” on May 25, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Dollar General Gets Support For A Sideways Market”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Dollar General Corporation: Discount Retailer Continues To Impress” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) was released by: Usatoday.com and their article: “Dollar stores are dominating brick-and-mortar retail: A Foolish Take” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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