NYSE:DG

Dollar General Stock Forecast, Price & News

$221.79
-0.32 (-0.14 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$220.03
$223.42
50-Day Range
$216.29
$238.22
52-Week Range
$173.50
$239.35
Volume1.69 million shs
Average Volume2.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$51.75 billion
P/E Ratio21.24
Dividend Yield0.76%
Beta0.5
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About Dollar General

Dollar General Corp. engages in the operation of merchandise stores. Its offerings include food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares, and seasonal items. It sells brands including Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. The company was founded by J. L. Turner and Hurley Calister Turner Sr. in 1939 and is headquartered in Goodlettsville, TN.

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2.36 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

90th out of 263 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

7th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dollar General a buy right now?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings, 16 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Dollar General stock.
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When is Dollar General's next earnings date?

Dollar General is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 2nd 2021.
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How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 25th. The company reported $2.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.59 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $8.65 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.59 billion. Dollar General had a net margin of 7.52% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.90%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down .4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $3.12 EPS.
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How has Dollar General's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $157.63 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DG stock has increased by 40.7% and is now trading at $221.79.
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How often does Dollar General pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dollar General?

Dollar General declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 5th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Tuesday, October 19th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 4th.
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Is Dollar General a good dividend stock?

Dollar General pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.76%. The dividend payout ratio of Dollar General is 15.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Dollar General will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.03% next year. This indicates that Dollar General will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Dollar General's stock buyback program work?

Dollar General declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 18th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 4.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Dollar General issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.600-$10.200 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.220. The company issued revenue guidance of $33.92 billion-$34.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $34.11 billion.

What price target have analysts set for DG?

20 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Dollar General's stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $270.00. On average, they anticipate Dollar General's share price to reach $243.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Dollar General's key executives?

Dollar General's management team includes the following people:
  • Todd J. Vasos, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jeffery Carl Owen, Chief Operating Officer
  • John W. Garratt, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Carman R. Wenkoff, Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Albert Wu, Chief Medical Officer & Vice President

What is Todd Vasos' approval rating as Dollar General's CEO?

2,238 employees have rated Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos on Glassdoor.com. Todd Vasos has an approval rating of 48% among Dollar General's employees. This puts Todd Vasos in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Dollar General's key competitors?

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), The Home Depot (HD), The Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), salesforce.com (CRM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Costco Wholesale (COST).

What is Dollar General's stock symbol?

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

Who are Dollar General's major shareholders?

Dollar General's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.74%), BlackRock Inc. (7.39%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.10%), State Street Corp (4.22%), FMR LLC (2.63%) and Capital International Investors (2.27%). Company insiders that own Dollar General stock include Anita C Elliott, Carman R Wenkoff, John W Garratt, Michael J Kindy, Rhonda Taylor, Steven G Sunderland and Todd J Vasos.
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Which institutional investors are selling Dollar General stock?

DG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Royal Bank of Canada, State Street Corp, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Dollar General company stock in the last year include Anita C Elliott, Carman R Wenkoff, and John W Garratt.
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Which institutional investors are buying Dollar General stock?

DG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., FMR LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Amundi, Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, Capital International Investors, and Natixis.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Dollar General's stock price today?

One share of DG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $221.79.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $51.75 billion and generates $33.75 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.62 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Dollar General have?

Dollar General employs 158,000 workers across the globe.

Does Dollar General have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Dollar General: Ashley River Insurance Company Inc., DC Financial LLC, DG Distribution GA LLC, DG Distribution IN LLC (f/k/a DG Distribution II LLC), DG Distribution Midwest LLC, DG Distribution NC LLC, DG Distribution Northeast LLC, DG Distribution PA LLC (f/k/a DG Distribution LLC), DG Distribution Southeast LLC, DG Distribution of Texas LLC (f/k/a DG Strategic VIII LLC), DG Fresh Distribution AL LLC, DG Fresh Distribution FL LLC, DG Fresh Distribution MO LLC, DG Fresh Distribution OH LLC, DG Fresh Distribution OK LLC, DG Fresh Distribution TX LLC, DG Logistics LLC, DG Louisiana LLC, DG Product Services LLC, DG Promotions Inc. (f/k/a Nations Title Company Inc.), DG Retail LLC, DG Strategic I LLC, DG Strategic II LLC, DG Strategic VI LLC, DG Strategic VII LLC, DG Transportation Inc., DG eCommerce LLC (f/k/a Strategic V LLC), DGC Holdings LLC, Dolgen California LLC (f/k/a DG Strategic IV LLC), Dolgen I Inc., Dolgen II Inc., Dolgen III Inc., Dolgen Midwest LLC (f/k/a DG Strategic III LLC), Dolgen NW LLC, Dolgen New York LLC, Dolgen Rhode Island LLC, Dolgen V, Dolgencorp LLC (f/k/a Dolgencorp Inc.), Dolgencorp of Texas Inc., Dollar General Global Sourcing (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., Dollar General Global Sourcing Holdings Limited, Dollar General Global Sourcing Limited, Dollar General I (HK) Limited, Dollar General II (HK) Limited, Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Dollar General Partners, JPI LLC, Retail Property Investments LLC, Retail Risk Solutions LLC, Ridge 2021 LLC, South Boston FF&E LLC, South Boston Holdings Inc., and Sun-Dollar L.P..

When was Dollar General founded?

Dollar General was founded in 1939.

What is Dollar General's official website?

The official website for Dollar General is www.dollargeneral.com.

Where are Dollar General's headquarters?

Dollar General is headquartered at 100 MISSION RIDGE, GOODLETTSVILLE TN, 37072.

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.


This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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