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Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (ATEC) Reaches $3.42 After 3.00% Down Move; Dollar General (DG) Has 1.07 Sentiment

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Dollar General Corp (DG) investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.10, from 1.17 in 2017Q4. The ratio dived, as 273 hedge funds increased and started new holdings, while 254 cut down and sold positions in Dollar General Corp. The hedge funds in our database now own: 232.75 million shares, down from 233.50 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Dollar General Corp in top ten holdings decreased from 17 to 13 for a decrease of 4. Sold All: 55 Reduced: 199 Increased: 192 New Position: 81.

The stock of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEC) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 3.66% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $3.42. About 53,407 shares traded. Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEC) has risen 93.60% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 81.03% the S&P500. Some Historical ATEC News: ; 08/03/2018 – Alphatec Spine Disrupts Market with Acquisition of SafeOp Surgical, ~$50M Equity Financing, and Strategic Leadership Appointmen; 16/03/2018 – L-5 Healthcare Partners, LLC, Affiliates Report Stake In Alphatec; 08/03/2018 – Alphatec 4Q EPS 53c; 08/03/2018 – Alphatec Spine Disrupts Market With Acquisition Of SafeOp Surgical, $50M Equity Financing, And Strategic Leadership Appointments; 19/03/2018 – ARMISTICE CAPITAL, LLC REPORTS 9.99 PCT PASSIVE STAKE IN ALPHATEC HOLDINGS INC AS OF MARCH 8, 2018 – SEC FILING; 08/03/2018 Alphatec 4Q Rev $26.3M; 23/04/2018 – DJ Alphatec Holdings Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ATEC); 16/03/2018 – L-5 HEALTHCARE’S ALPHATEC HOLDINGS STAKE INCLUDES CONV PFD SHRS; 08/03/2018 – Alphatec 4Q Net $9.06M; 08/03/2018 – ALPHATEC HOLDINGS INC – EXPECTS TOTAL REVENUE IN 2018 TO APPROXIMATE $95.0 MLNThe move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $92.97M company. It was reported on Jun, 17 by Barchart.com. We have $3.32 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:ATEC worth $2.79M less.

The stock increased 1.04% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $97.33. About 3.33M shares traded or 20.73% up from the average. Dollar General Corporation (DG) has risen 33.32% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.75% the S&P500. Some Historical DG News: ; 31/05/2018 – Dollar General Costs Outpace Revenue Increase — Earnings Review; 15/03/2018 – Dollar General Sees FY18 Same-store Sales Up in the Mid-2% Range; 15/03/2018 – DOLLAR GENERAL CORP – INCREASES SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION BY $1.0 BLN; 15/03/2018 – Dollar General Anticipates a FY18 Cash Benefit of $300M as a Result of The U.S. Tax Act; 15/03/2018 – DOLLAR GENERAL CORP DG.N SEES FY 2018 SALES UP ABOUT 9 PCT; 31/05/2018 – DOLLAR GENERAL REITERATES FY 2018 FINL GUIDANCE; 23/03/2018 – Dollar General: Company Received Civil Investigative Demand From Louisiana Attorney General; 15/03/2018 – Dollar General 4Q Net $712.2M; 15/03/2018 – DOLLAR GENERAL CORP – SHARE REPURCHASES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $850 MLN; 15/03/2018 – Dollar General’s strong same-store sales suggest revamp paying off

Timucuan Asset Management Inc Fl holds 8.55% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation for 1.21 million shares. 12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc owns 360,549 shares or 7.95% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tyvor Capital Llc has 5.8% invested in the company for 313,757 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Coho Partners Ltd. has invested 5.16% in the stock. Longview Partners (Guernsey) Ltd, a Guernsey-based fund reported 10.51 million shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Dollar General’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Dollar General, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $74.0 while the high is $91.0. The stock’s average target of $84.75 is -12.93% below today’s ($97.33) share price. DG was included in 9 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 26. The stock of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Thursday, October 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Bernstein initiated the shares of DG in report on Monday, February 6 with “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, December 7 the stock rating was initiated by Loop Capital with “Hold”. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, January 13 report. Telsey Advisory downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Friday, August 26 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 6 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 23 with “Equal Weight”. The firm earned “Accumulate” rating on Friday, August 26 by Johnson Rice.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 4 sales for $2.04 million activity.

Analysts await Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) to report earnings on August, 30. They expect $1.50 earnings per share, up 36.36% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.1 per share. DG’s profit will be $401.33M for 16.22 P/E if the $1.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Dollar General Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.29% EPS growth.

More recent Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Value In Dollar General” on May 31, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Dollar General: ‘All Weather’ Idea Has Upside” on June 05, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Five Below +18% in retail sector stunner” with publication date: June 07, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company has market cap of $26.04 billion. The firm offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It has a 16.29 P/E ratio. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods.

Among 4 analysts covering Alphatec Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Alphatec Holdings Inc. had 8 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Canaccord Genuity to “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 22 by H.C. Wainwright. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, August 7 report. On Tuesday, March 13 the stock rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright with “Buy”. The stock of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEC) has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, March 14 by Northland Capital. The rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright on Friday, May 11 with “Buy”.

Alphatec Holdings, Inc., a medical technology company, focuses on the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The company has market cap of $92.97 million. The Company’s product and procedural portfolio, as well as pipeline address the cervical, thoracolumbar, and intervertebral regions of the spine; and cover various spinal disorders and surgical procedures. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers MIS products consisting of Battalion Lateral Spacer System and Squadron Lateral Retractor, XYcor Expandable Spinal Spacer System, Illico Minimally Invasive Surgery System, and BridgePoint Spinous Process Fixation System; and thoracolumbar fixation products, such as Arsenal Degenerative, Arsenal Deformity, Arsenal CBx Cortical Bone Fixation, and Zodiac Degenerative Spinal Fixation systems.

More news for Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATEC) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “36 Biggest Movers From Friday” on June 11, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “30 Stocks Moving In Friday’s Mid-Day Session” and published on June 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

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