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Dollar General Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:DG)

$159.96
-0.18 (-0.11 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$159.37
Now: $159.96
$160.74
50-Day Range
$156.69
MA: $160.74
$165.79
52-Week Range
$98.08
Now: $159.96
$166.98
Volume66,323 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.12 billion
P/E Ratio26.79
Dividend Yield0.80%
Beta0.53
Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP25667710
Phone615-855-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.63 billion
Cash Flow$7.80 per share
Book Value$24.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.59 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees135,000
Market Cap$41.12 billion
Next Earnings Date12/5/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dollar General's stock symbol?

Dollar General trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DG."

How often does Dollar General pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dollar General?

Dollar General announced a -- dividend on Friday, August 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 8th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, October 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 7th. View Dollar General's Dividend History.

How will Dollar General's stock buyback program work?

Dollar General announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 29th. The company reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.58 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $6.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.89 billion. Dollar General had a return on equity of 25.34% and a net margin of 6.11%. Dollar General's quarterly revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.52 earnings per share. View Dollar General's Earnings History.

When is Dollar General's next earnings date?

Dollar General is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Dollar General.

How can I listen to Dollar General's earnings call?

Dollar General will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 5th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What guidance has Dollar General issued on next quarter's earnings?

Dollar General issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.45-6.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.47. The company issued revenue guidance of +8% to $27.68 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $27.52 billion.

What price target have analysts set for DG?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Dollar General's stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $184.00. On average, they expect Dollar General's share price to reach $154.10 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Dollar General.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Dollar General?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Dollar General.

Has Dollar General been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about DG stock have trended very negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Dollar General earned a news impact score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Dollar General.

Who are some of Dollar General's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Dollar General include Target (TGT), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Big Lots (BIG), Tuesday Morning (TUES), Fred's (FRED) and Family Dollar Stores (FDO).

What other stocks do shareholders of Dollar General own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Dollar General investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Walmart (WMT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU) and AT&T (T).

Who are Dollar General's key executives?

Dollar General's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd J. Vasos, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. John W. Garratt, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Robert D. Ravener Jr., Exec. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jeffery Carl Owen, Exec. VP of Store Operations (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jason S. Reiser, Exec. VP & Chief Merchandising Officer (Age 51)

Who are Dollar General's major shareholders?

Dollar General's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.35%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.86%), Coho Partners Ltd. (0.48%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.45%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (0.40%) and Scout Investments Inc. (0.23%). Company insiders that own Dollar General stock include Anita C Elliott, Michael J Kindy, Patricia Filikrushel, Rhonda Taylor, Robert D Ravener and Timothy I Mcguire. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dollar General.

Which major investors are selling Dollar General stock?

DG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Coho Partners Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nexus Investment Management Inc. and Renaissance Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Dollar General company stock in the last year include Rhonda Taylor and Robert D Ravener. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dollar General.

Which major investors are buying Dollar General stock?

DG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, California Public Employees Retirement System and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Dollar General stock in the last two years include Patricia Filikrushel and Timothy I Mcguire. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dollar General.

How do I buy shares of Dollar General?

Shares of DG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Dollar General's stock price today?

One share of DG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $159.96.

How big of a company is Dollar General?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $41.12 billion and generates $25.63 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.59 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.97 on an earnings per share basis. Dollar General employs 135,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Dollar General.

What is Dollar General's official website?

The official website for Dollar General is http://www.dollargeneral.com/.

How can I contact Dollar General?

Dollar General's mailing address is 100 MISSION RIDGE, GOODLETTSVILLE TN, 37072. The company can be reached via phone at 615-855-4000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Dollar General (NYSE DG)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,003 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  704 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,707
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dollar General and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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