Dollar General Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:DG)

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: $68.17
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $70.14
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $83.56
  • 52-Week Range: $59.75 - $96.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.97
  • P/E Growth: 1.11
  • Market Cap: $19.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 281,744,000
  • Beta: 0.74
  • Net Margins: 5.86%
  • Return on Equity: 22.95%
  • Return on Assets: 10.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.47%
  • Current Ratio: 1.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.58)
Consensus Price Target: $88.74 (30.17% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$84.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
10/12/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
10/5/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$70.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$74.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$92.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/7/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
9/7/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$84.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$89.00 -> $107.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$99.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
8/28/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$97.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$103.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016Johnson RiceDowngradeBuy -> AccumulateView Rating Details
8/26/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$95.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$90.00 -> $103.00View Rating Details
8/26/2016Telsey Advisory GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$102.00 -> $84.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$92.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$97.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$105.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/4/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$98.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016BB&T Corp.Boost Price TargetBuy$89.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$90.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
3/8/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$78.00View Rating Details
2/23/2016Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$94.00View Rating Details
12/4/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$90.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
3/13/2015FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$65.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/25/2016Q216$1.09$1.08$5.50 billion$5.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/26/2016Q116$0.95$1.03$5.28 billion$5.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q415$1.26$1.30$5.30 billion$5.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/3/2015Q315$0.87$0.88$5.09 billion$5.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2015Q215$0.94$0.95$5.13 million$5.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/2/2015Q115$0.81$0.84$4.94 billion$4.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414$1.17$1.17$4.97 billion$4.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/4/2014Q314$0.80$0.79$4.76 billion$4.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2014Q214$0.83$0.83$4.77 billion$4.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/3/2014Q114$0.73$0.72$4.56 billion$4.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/13/2014Q413$1.02$1.01$4.62 billion$4.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/5/2013Q3$0.70$0.72$4.42 billion$4.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/4/2013Q2 2013$0.74$0.77$4.36 billion$4.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/4/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.71$4.24 billion$4.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/25/2013Q4 2012$0.90$0.97$4.26 billion$4.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/11/20120.63$0.60$0.63$3.96 billion$3.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/5/2012Q212$0.64$0.69$3.90 billion$3.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/4/2012$0.59$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/22/2012$0.82$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/5/2011$0.47$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/30/2011$0.48$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/1/2011$0.50$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/22/2011$0.59$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.49 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.88 EPS
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 20173$0.92$0.98$0.96
Q4 20173$1.48$1.52$1.50
Q1 20181$1.09$1.09$1.09
Q2 20181$1.18$1.18$1.18
Q3 20181$1.10$1.10$1.10
Q4 20181$1.61$1.61$1.61
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:1.47%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.42% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.27% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.49% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.22%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.36%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2016Michael M. CalbertDirectorBuy13,000$75.53$981,890.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016William C. Rhodes IIIDirectorBuy5,000$76.30$381,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Anita C ElliottCAOSell2,947$91.11$268,501.17View SEC Filing  
4/8/2016John W FlaniganEVPSell35,196$82.17$2,892,055.32View SEC Filing  
4/7/2016John W FlaniganEVPSell228$83.75$19,095.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Rhonda TaylorEVPSell1,206$86.90$104,801.40View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Anita C ElliottCAOSell7,981$84.96$678,065.76View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016John W FlaniganEVPSell53,038$84.54$4,483,832.52View SEC Filing  
9/10/2015Todd J VasosCEOBuy4,300$70.73$304,139.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Robert D RavenerEVPSell5,012$77.77$389,783.24View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015David M TehleCFOSell36,589$77.93$2,851,380.77View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Robert D RavenerEVPSell1,559$75.71$118,031.89View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Richard W DreilingCEOSell467,924$75.42$35,290,828.08View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Robert D RavenerEVPSell3,390$74.95$254,080.50View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015David M TehleCFOSell101,005$75.29$7,604,666.45View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Richard DreilingCEOSell323,197$57.92$18,719,570.24View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013John FlaniganEVPSell19,404$58.39$1,132,999.56View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Todd VasosInsiderSell23,669$57.36$1,357,653.84View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Adrian M JonesDirectorSell3,468,596$54.30$188,344,762.80View SEC Filing  
4/2/2013Sandra B CochranDirectorBuy1,960$50.61$99,195.60View SEC Filing  
10/18/2012Patricia FilikrushelDirectorBuy2,500$48.30$120,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Anita C ElliottSVPSell10,000$51.75$517,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012David M TehleCFOSell32,894$51.75$1,702,264.50View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Richard W DreilingCEOSell120,996$51.75$6,261,543.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Robert D RavenerEVPSell33,587$51.75$1,738,127.25View SEC Filing  
10/3/2012Todd J VasosInsiderSell37,453$51.75$1,938,192.75View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

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