NEW YORK, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com is scanning the performances of four Discount Variety Stores stocks, namely: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG), and Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: OLLI). These companies retail general merchandise, such as apparel, automotive parts, dry goods, hardware, groceries and home furnishings, at discounted prices. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
On Monday, shares in Bentonville, Arkansas headquartered Wal-Mart Stores Inc. saw a slight decline of 0.21%, ending the day at $69.95. The stock recorded a trading volume of 6.66 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.00% in the last one month, 0.18% over the previous three months, and 1.94% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.60% and 0.28%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Wal-Mart Stores, which operates retail stores in various formats worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.95.
On February 21st, 2017, the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores approved an annual cash dividend for FY18 of $2.04 per share. The FY18 annual dividend of $2.04 per share will be paid in four quarterly installments of $0.51 per share, according to the following record and payable dates: Record Dates, March 10th, 2017, May 12th, 2017, August 11th, 2017 and December 08th, 2017. The Payable Dates for the same would be April 03rd, 2017, June 05th, 2017, September 05th, 2017 and January 02nd, 2018.
On February 22nd, 2017, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy', with a target price of $88 per share. WMT complete research report is just a click away and free at:
Shares in Minneapolis, Minnesota headquartered Target Corp. ended the day 0.31% lower at $55.19. A total volume of 7.52 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 6.97 million shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 14.92%. Furthermore, shares of Target, which operates as a general merchandise retailer, have an RSI of 23.20.
On March 01st, 2017, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Underweight' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $60 a share to $50 a share.
On March 09th, 2017, Target's board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.60 per common share. The dividend is payable June 10th, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business May 17th, 2017. The 2nd quarter dividend will be the Company's 199th consecutive dividend paid since October 1967 when the Company became publicly traded. The complimentary report on TGT can be downloaded at:
At the close of trading on Monday, shares in Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based Dollar General Corp. finished 0.41% lower at $72.59. A total volume of 3.53 million shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 2.64 million shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 1.90%. Additionally, shares of Dollar General, which provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern US, have an RSI of 44.01.
On February 22nd, 2017, Dollar General announced plans to build the Company's 16th distribution center in Amsterdam, New York, located in Montgomery County. At full capacity, the project is expected to create 430 new jobs, as well as up to 200 additional, temporary construction jobs needed to build the project. After necessary permits and approvals are received, construction on the estimated 750,000-square-foot facility should begin in late spring 2017 with a planned completion date in fall 2018.
On March 10th, 2017, research firm Buckingham Research downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. Sign up for your complimentary research report on DG at:
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania headquartered Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 253,650 shares at the end of yesterday's session. The stock closed the day 0.96% higher at $31.50. The Company's shares have advanced 0.80% in the previous three months and 10.72% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.67% and 12.83%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, which operates as a merchandise retailer of various brand name products, have an RSI of 49.26. Get free access to your research report on OLLI at:
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