MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG)’s EPS was $0.49 as reported for the September quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.32. That means that its growth in general now stands at 53%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.36 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 36%. MTG Sep 19 quarter revenue was $290.45 million, compared to $270.36 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 7% growth rate. The company’s $20.09 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG) currently trades at $11.09, which is higher by 0.09% its previous price. It has a total of 361.26 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.36. The company’s stock volume dropped to 1.73 million, worse than 3.38 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 2.69% in its price means MTG is now 6.02% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43446.91 since its $16.21 52-week high price recorded on 18th of January 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -24.76 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $1.68 above the 52 week low of $9.41 set on 24th of December 2018.

9 analysts out of 12 Wall Street brokerage firms rate MTG stock as a Buy, while 1 see it as a Sell. The rest 2 describe it as a Hold. The stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $11.1. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $10.81. Analysts have set MTG’s consensus price at $15.25, effectively giving it a 37.51% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $18 (up 62.31% from current price levels). MTG has a 16.4% ROE, higher than the 7.84% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 16.43%.

It is expected that Dec 2018 quarter will have an EPS of $0.37, while that of Mar 2019 is projected at $0.36. It means that there could be a -13.95% and -5.26% growth in the two quarters respectively. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 27.94% to about $1.74. As for the coming year, growth will be about -11.49%, lifting earnings to $1.54. RSI after the last trading period was 55.9. MTG recorded a change of 2.69% over the past week and returned -11.21% over the last three months while the MTG stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 4.23%%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 6.02%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 2.02% while the shares have moved -24.76% for the past 12 months.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) shares depreciated -0.39% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 6.7%. MTG’s price now at $116.06 is greater than the 50-day average of $109.21. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $103.05 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 262.52 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 263.93 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.14%, while institutional investors hold about 0% of the remaining shares. MTG share price finished last trade 8.63% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 12.75%, while closing the session with 6.39% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Dollar General Corporation (DG) shares were last observed trading -2.02% down since November 08, 2018 when the peak of $118.45 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 8.92% puts DG performance for the year now at 7.38%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 35.68%, a 52-week worst price since Mar. 09, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 17.77% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $114.71 and $115.39. The immediate resistance area is now $116.99.

DG’s beta is 0.75; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $5.62 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $6.44 billion, which was 11% versus $5.83 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Oct 19 quarter came in at $1.52 compared to $1.1 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 38% year-over-year earnings per share growth. DG’s ROA is 14.2%, higher than the 8.8% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 7.15%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) are around $1.87 per share in three months through January with $1.51 also the estimate for April quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 26.35% and 11.03%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 33.85%, the target being $6.01 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 10.98%, more likely to see it hit the $6.67 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 7.2%. DG ranks higher in comparison to an average of 4.68% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 13.96%.