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Dollar General Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:DG)

Consensus Ratings for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Rating(s), 18 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.91)
Consensus Price Target: $94.80 (2.05% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
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 SuisseReiterated 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
5/29/2016RBC CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/29/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuy$91.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2016Goldman SachsReiterated 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 AmericaUpgradeNeutral -> 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
3/23/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/12/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/8/2016Piper JaffrayReiterated 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 JamesLower 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 & Co.Boost 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 6/28/2014 forward)
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)
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)
Current Dividend Information for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:1.08%
Payout Ratio:21.55%
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 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)
Latest Headlines for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
DateHeadline
06/28/16 03:32 PMDollar General: The Solution To Brexit Portfolio Damage
06/28/16 08:28 AMCovering the Bases on Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): Where is the Stock Going? - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 08:28 AMTop Stock Pick for Quarter: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 07:57 AMNew 52-Week High Reached by NextEra Energy, Hecla Mining, Randgold Resources, and Dollar General, and Dollar General Corporation -
06/27/16 03:34 PMShare Update and Earnings Review for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 03:34 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Fiscal Standard
06/27/16 03:34 PMLarge Outflow of Money Witnessed in Dollar General Corporation - Trade Calls
06/27/16 02:03 PMDollar General: The Solution to Brexit Damage to Your Portfolio -
06/25/16 07:28 AMPrice Target Update on Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Trade Calls
06/24/16 03:43 PMStocks to Watch - Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Wall Street 24
06/24/16 03:43 PMDollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) near 52-week high, short interest dropping - Street Report
06/24/16 09:32 AM8 All American Companies Which Could Care Less About Brexit -
06/23/16 04:55 PMAfter-hours buzz: Citigroup, Viacom, Dollar Tree & more -
06/23/16 02:31 PMStrong Buy Calls Count For Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) At 14 - Investor Newswire
06/23/16 02:31 PMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): The Buzzing Stock - Stocks Daily
06/23/16 09:42 AMU.S. top court split 4-4 over in Native American tribal court dispute - [Reuters] - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a child sexual molestation lawsuit against discount retailer Dollar General Corp to move forward in a Native American tribal court in Mississippi. The justices ...
06/22/16 08:17 AMIs Dollar General's Growth Sustainable? - Seeking Alpha
06/21/16 11:55 AMETF’s with exposure to Dollar General Corp. : June 21, 2016 -
06/21/16 08:16 AMWhy Are Affluent Millennials Shopping In Dollar Stores? - NPD?s Checkout Tracking has found that 29 percent of Millennials who shopped at Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar were from households earning over $100,000 a year.
06/19/16 03:24 PMThis Weeks Broker Views For Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 12:29 PMDo Store Openings Equal Stock Appreciation? (SBUX) -
06/16/16 08:51 PMHow Dollar General (DG) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry - Nasdaq
06/16/16 08:51 PMComprehensive Report on: Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Beacon Chronicle
06/16/16 08:51 PMShares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Sees Large Outflow of Money - Trade Calls
06/16/16 12:29 PMGuess who's shopping at dollar stores? Well-to-do millennials - [Reuters] - Victoria Marin, a 35-year old author and educator, used to spend hundreds of dollars at large party-goods retailers on supplies that ended up in the trash can. Marin, whose gross annual family income is about $150,000, said she would initially feel awkward about shopping at dollar stores. "As years passed and my family grew, I realized I could buy the same items at a dollar store for a fraction of the price," said Marin, whose family of six lives in upstate New York.
06/15/16 03:41 PMTrend Of Rating Given To Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Investor Newswire
06/15/16 10:31 AMFive Retailers Billionaires Are Bullish On -
06/15/16 08:51 AMDollar General's Chart Shows Slowing Momentum -
06/14/16 08:27 AMDollar General Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Monday (DG)
06/14/16 07:45 AMHow Dollar General (DG) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry -
06/13/16 03:25 PMInvestors Focused Stocks: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) , Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) - Street Updates
06/13/16 01:02 PMWhy This Dollar Store Should Be on Your Radar -
06/11/16 03:41 PMRecommendation Trends: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - News Oracle
06/10/16 03:43 PMDollar General Corporation (DG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2016 - Nasdaq
06/10/16 09:25 AMAnalyst Earnings Report: Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Beacon Chronicle
06/10/16 09:25 AMCitigroup Maintains Dollar General Corp. to Buy with Price Target $107.00 - Trade Calls
06/10/16 09:25 AMTwo Buzzers within Investors Radar: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) , Expeditors International of Washington ... - Street Updates
06/09/16 09:38 PMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Fundamental Star Rating Report - CML News
06/08/16 08:22 PMStock Analysis review: Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - News Oracle
06/08/16 09:43 AMBTIG Research Initiates Coverage on Dollar General Corp. to Buy - Trade Calls
06/07/16 12:45 PMWhy Walmart Will Never Be a Dollar Store -
06/06/16 09:01 PMMKM Partners Maintains Dollar General Corp. to Buy with Price Target $97.00 - Trade Calls
06/06/16 03:28 PMAnalytical Report of the Stocks: Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI), Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) - Beacon Chronicle
06/06/16 03:28 PMSignet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE:SIG) & Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Services News Recap - Wall Street 24
06/06/16 03:28 PMAnalyst Recommended Stock: Dollar General Corporation (DG) - News Oracle
06/06/16 03:28 PMDollar General Corp (NYSE:DG): Can it Maintain the Trend? - Street Report
06/06/16 02:25 PMNashville’s Fortune 500 companies reeled in more than $100B in revenue last year -
06/06/16 11:39 AMDollar General Corp. :DG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 6, 2016 -
06/06/16 04:41 AMUBS Maintains Dollar General Corp. to Buy with Price Target $98.00 - Trade Calls
06/05/16 08:52 PMDollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Share Trading News
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: Services
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DG
  • CUSIP: 25667710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $92.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $87.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $79.84
  • P/E Ratio: 22.41
  • P/E Growth: 1.41
  • Market Cap: $26.36B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.64 EPS
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Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Chart for Tuesday, June, 28, 2016


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