Dollar General Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:DG)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Rating(s), 18 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.95)
Consensus Price Target: $95.15 (0.00% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/18/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$95.00 -> $102.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/10/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/3/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$98.00 -> $107.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$105.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/29/2016Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/29/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$91.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$97.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$97.00 -> $101.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/26/2016MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetBuy$91.00 -> $97.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$98.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/4/2016MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform$82.00 -> $98.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016BB&T Corp.Boost Price TargetBuy$89.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$90.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/12/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/8/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$78.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/23/2016Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$94.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/4/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$90.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/10/2015Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/10/2015ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/5/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$79.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/13/2015FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$65.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/18/2014Johnson RiceUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/25/2016        
5/26/2016Q116$0.95$1.03$5.28 billion$5.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/10/2016Q415$1.26$1.30$5.30 billion$5.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/3/2015Q315$0.87$0.88$5.09 billion$5.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2015Q215$0.94$0.95$5.13 million$5.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/2/2015Q115$0.81$0.84$4.94 billion$4.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/12/2015Q414$1.17$1.17$4.97 billion$4.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/4/2014Q314$0.80$0.79$4.76 billion$4.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2014Q214$0.83$0.83$4.77 billion$4.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/3/2014Q114$0.73$0.72$4.56 billion$4.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/13/2014Q413$1.02$1.01$4.62 billion$4.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/5/2013Q3$0.70$0.72$4.42 billion$4.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/4/2013Q2 2013$0.74$0.77$4.36 billion$4.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/4/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.71$4.24 billion$4.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/25/2013Q4 2012$0.90$0.97$4.26 billion$4.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/11/20120.63$0.60$0.63$3.96 billion$3.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/5/2012Q212$0.64$0.69$3.90 billion$3.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/4/2012$0.59$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/22/2012$0.82$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/5/2011$0.47$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/30/2011$0.48$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/1/2011$0.50$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/22/2011$0.59$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.24$1.28$1.26
Q2 20165$0.94$0.96$0.95
Q3 20165$1.07$1.09$1.08
Q4 20165$0.96$1.05$0.99
Q1 20175$0.93$1.56$1.34
Q2 20171$1.05$1.05$1.05
Q3 20172$1.00$1.01$1.01
Q4 20171$1.56$1.56$1.56
Q1 20181$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q2 20181$1.19$1.19$1.19
Q3 20181$1.14$1.14$1.14
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:1.05%
Payout Ratio:24.15% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.60% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
19.27% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/26/2016quarterly$0.251.14%6/13/20166/15/20166/29/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/10/2016quarterly$0.251.2%3/24/20163/29/20164/12/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/3/2015quarterly$0.221.27%12/21/201512/23/20151/6/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2015quarterly$0.221.18%9/14/20159/16/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/28/2015quarterly$0.221.21%6/15/20156/17/20157/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/12/2015quarterly$0.224/6/20154/8/20154/22/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/3/2016Anita C ElliottCAOSell2,947$91.11$268,501.17View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/8/2016John W FlaniganEVPSell35,196$82.17$2,892,055.32View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/7/2016John W FlaniganEVPSell228$83.75$19,095.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/1/2016Rhonda TaylorEVPSell1,206$86.90$104,801.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/14/2016Anita C ElliottCAOSell7,981$84.96$678,065.76View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016John W FlaniganEVPSell53,038$84.54$4,483,832.52View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/10/2015Todd J VasosCEOBuy4,300$70.73$304,139.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/17/2015Robert D RavenerEVPSell5,012$77.77$389,783.24View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/11/2015David M TehleCFOSell36,589$77.93$2,851,380.77View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/23/2015Robert D RavenerEVPSell1,559$75.71$118,031.89View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/20/2015Richard W DreilingCEOSell467,924$75.42$35,290,828.08View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/17/2015Robert D RavenerEVPSell3,390$74.95$254,080.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/16/2015David M TehleCFOSell101,005$75.29$7,604,666.45View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/19/2014Richard DreilingCEOSell323,197$57.92$18,719,570.24View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/19/2013John FlaniganEVPSell19,404$58.39$1,132,999.56View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2013Todd VasosInsiderSell23,669$57.36$1,357,653.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/11/2013Adrian M JonesDirectorSell3,468,596$54.30$188,344,762.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/2/2013Sandra B CochranDirectorBuy1,960$50.61$99,195.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/18/2012Patricia FilikrushelDirectorBuy2,500$48.30$120,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/3/2012Anita C ElliottSVPSell10,000$51.75$517,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/3/2012David M TehleCFOSell32,894$51.75$1,702,264.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/3/2012Richard W DreilingCEOSell120,996$51.75$6,261,543.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/3/2012Robert D RavenerEVPSell33,587$51.75$1,738,127.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/3/2012Todd J VasosInsiderSell37,453$51.75$1,938,192.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 01:24 PMWhat Do Ollie's Bargain Outlet And Facebook Have In Common? -
07/22/16 08:47 AMBulls are roaming Dollar General's aisles -
07/21/16 09:04 PMStocks With Notable Analysts Assessments: Dollar General (NYSE:DG), DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) - Review Fortune
07/21/16 09:04 PMStock Catching Eyes of Investors: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - TGP
07/21/16 09:04 PMToday's Top Gainers in the Market Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) from Services - The Daily Leicester
07/21/16 07:05 AMUpdate on Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) for the day - Twin County News
07/20/16 04:49 PMStock Strength in Focus for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 04:49 PMIntuitive Surgical Now #180 Largest Company, Surpassing Dollar General
07/20/16 04:49 PMIs $105 Price Target Attainable For Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)? - Investor Newswire
07/20/16 04:49 PMHot Stock seeking Investors: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - News Oracle
07/20/16 08:31 AMA statement released today by Morgan Stanley about Dollar General Corp.(NYSE:DG) raises the target price to $102
07/20/16 08:29 AMWalmart’s Efforts to Boost its Revenue -
07/19/16 03:39 PMAnalysts Pounding the Table on Shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - TGP
07/19/16 03:39 PMStock Positive on the Year: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - TGP
07/19/16 03:39 PMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 09:25 AM4 Reasons Behind the Monster Year for Dollar Store Stocks -
07/18/16 05:40 PMCramer: American shoppers have changed—the secret to success in retail -
07/18/16 03:44 PMMorgan Stanley Raises Target On Dollar General To $102 Ahead Of Q2 Earnings
07/17/16 08:07 AMDollar General : Presents Its Second Annual Day of Beauty
07/16/16 04:18 PMDollar General Presents Its Second Annual Day of Beauty - [Marketwired] - Dollar General welcomed thousands of visitors to Music City Center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee this afternoon for its second annual Day of Beauty, a free community event focused on multi-cultural ...
07/16/16 04:01 AMStock in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Engelwood Daily
07/16/16 04:01 AMDollar General (DG) Forges Ahead: Be Part of the Rally - Yahoo Finance
07/15/16 07:36 PMDollar General (DG) Forges Ahead: Be Part of the Rally
07/15/16 02:36 PMDollar General Corporation (DG): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure - Trade Calls
07/15/16 07:38 AMPrior Trading Session Wrap-Up: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Press Telegraph
07/14/16 03:51 PMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)'s Growth Projection - RealistInvestor.com
07/14/16 03:51 PMThis Hot Stock is Trending: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - News Oracle
07/13/16 03:42 PMAnalyst's Stocks Ratings Trend: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) , FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) - Street Updates
07/13/16 03:42 PMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
07/13/16 03:42 PMWorth Watching Intraday Movers: Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) - NYSE Journal (press release)
07/13/16 03:42 PMStrong Sell Calls For Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) At 0 - Investor Newswire
07/13/16 03:42 PMNext Financial Group Inc buys $56969 stake in Dollar General Corp. (DG) - Trade Calls
07/13/16 09:13 AMConstruction progressing on newest Dollar General
07/12/16 12:01 PM10 NYSE Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Monday -
07/12/16 07:54 AMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/12/16 07:54 AMShares Moving Up Over the Past Quarter: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Engelwood Daily
07/12/16 07:54 AMCalamos Advisors LLC Increased Dollar General (NYSE:DG) by $8.17 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph
07/12/16 07:54 AMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Press Telegraph
07/12/16 07:54 AMCompany Shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Rally 0.9% - TheFounders Daily
07/09/16 07:05 AMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) – Top Stock from Services Sector - The Daily Leicester
07/08/16 03:39 PMStock Showing Gains This Year: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 03:39 PMShares in Positive Territory for the Quarter: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 03:39 PMPrevious Trading Session Wrap-Up: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 03:39 PMPerformance report of the company: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - News Oracle
07/07/16 08:47 PMDOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION
07/07/16 08:37 AMStock in Investor Crosshairs: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 08:37 AMDollar General: Shares Are Fully Priced - Seeking Alpha
07/06/16 03:40 PMDollar stores grab meat sales - Seeking Alpha
07/06/16 03:40 PMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Expected to Reach Highs Of $105 - Investor Newswire
07/06/16 03:40 PMShares Rising to a Recent High: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Press Telegraph

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About Dollar General Corp.

Dollar General Corp. logoDollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. The Company's consumables category includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as cereals, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, beer and wine); snacks (such as candy, cookies, and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (such as over-the-counter medicines and personal care products); pet (pet supplies and pet food), and tobacco products. Its seasonal products include decorations, toys, batteries, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, and home office supplies. Its home products include cookware, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods. Its apparel products include casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes and accessories.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DG
  • CUSIP: 25667710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $95.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $92.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $82.49
  • P/E Ratio: 22.96
  • P/E Growth: 1.42
  • Market Cap: $27.00B
  • Beta: 0.47
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.63 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.19 EPS
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