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NYSE:DG

Dollar General (DG) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$201.09
-2.75 (-1.35%)
(As of 05/31/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$200.56
$204.67
50-Day Range
$201.09
$222.43
52-Week Range
$200.18
$261.59
Volume
7.64 million shs
Average Volume
1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization
$44.06 billion
P/E Ratio
18.83
Dividend Yield
1.17%
Price Target
$248.82

Dollar General MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.76 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
23.7% Upside
$248.82 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.48% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.94
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of Dollar General in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$717,100 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.37%
From $11.17 to $12.44 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.96 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

17th out of 213 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

2nd out of 11 stocks


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About Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Stock

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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DG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
3/16/2023
Ex-Dividend for 4/25 Dividend
4/10/2023
Dividend Payable
4/25/2023
Today
6/01/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
6/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
25667710
Employees
170,000
Year Founded
1939

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$248.82
High Stock Price Forecast
$296.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$214.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+23.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.76
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.42 billion
Pretax Margin
8.24%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$37.84 billion
Cash Flow
$13.77 per share
Book Value
$24.79 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
217,793,000
Market Cap
$44.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.33

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Key Executives

  • Jeffery Carl Owen
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • John W. GarrattJohn W. Garratt
    President
  • Kelly M. Dilts
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Carman R. WenkoffCarman R. Wenkoff
    Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Albert Wu
    Chief Medical Officer & Vice President













DG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Dollar General stock right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" DG shares.
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What is Dollar General's stock price forecast for 2023?

17 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Dollar General's shares. Their DG share price forecasts range from $214.00 to $296.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $248.82 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have DG shares performed in 2023?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $246.25 at the beginning of the year. Since then, DG stock has decreased by 18.3% and is now trading at $201.09.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,930,000 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the April 15th total of 4,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,830,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Dollar General's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 1st 2023.
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How can I listen to Dollar General's earnings call?

Dollar General will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, June 1st at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 877-660-6853 with passcode "13738243".

How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) released its earnings results on Thursday, March, 16th. The company reported $2.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.94 by $0.02. The business earned $10.20 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.24 billion. Dollar General had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 40.63% and a net margin of 6.38%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 17.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.57 earnings per share.
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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, March 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.59 per share on Tuesday, April 25th. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 10th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.55.
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Is Dollar General a good dividend stock?

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) pays an annual dividend of $2.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.15%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 22.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, DG will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.97% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for DG.

How will Dollar General's stock buyback program work?

Dollar General announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, December 2nd 2021, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 3.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Dollar General updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $11.11-$11.32 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $39.93 billion-$40.12 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $40.07 billion.

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

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

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), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), Salesforce (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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.93%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.15%), State Street Corp (4.46%), FMR LLC (3.51%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.90%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.96%). Insiders that own company stock include Anita C Elliott, Antonio Zuazo, Carman R Wenkoff, Emily C Taylor, John W Garratt, Michael J Kindy, Patricia Filikrushel, Rhonda Taylor, Steven G Sunderland, Timothy I Mcguire, Todd J Vasos and Warren F Bryant.
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How do I buy shares of Dollar General?

Shares of DG stock 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 $201.09.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has a market capitalization of $44.06 billion and generates $37.84 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Dollar General have?

The company employs 170,000 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, DG Distribution Midwest LLC, DG Distribution NC LLC, DG Distribution Northeast LLC, DG Distribution PA LLC, DG Distribution Southeast LLC, DG Distribution of Texas LLC, DG Fresh Distribution AL LLC, DG Fresh Distribution FL LLC, DG Fresh Distribution MO LLC, DG Fresh Distribution TX LLC, DG Logistics LLC(13), DG Louisiana LLC(2), DG Media Network LLC, DG Product Services LLC(12), DG Promotions Inc., DG Retail LLC(12), DG Strategic I LLC(10), DG Strategic II LLC, DG Strategic VI LLC, DG Strategic VII LLC(18), DG Transportation Inc., DG eCommerce LLC, DGC Holdings LLC, Dolgen California LLC(12), Dolgen Holdings LLC(3), Dolgen I Inc., Dolgen II Inc., Dolgen III Inc., Dolgen Midwest LLC(12), Dolgen NW LLC, Dolgen New York LLC(12), Dolgen Rhode Island LLC(12), Dolgen V(6), DolgenMX S.A. de C.V. (4), Dolgencorp LLC(1), Dolgencorp of Texas Inc.(11), Dollar General Global Sourcing (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd.(8), Dollar General Global Sourcing Holdings Limited(7), Dollar General Global Sourcing Limited(16), Dollar General I (HK) Limited(5), Dollar General II (HK) Limited(5), Dollar General Literacy Foundation(17), Dollar General Partners(9), JPI LLC, Retail Property Investments LLC, Retail Risk Solutions LLC, Ridge 2021 LLC, South Boston FF&E LLC(15), South Boston Holdings Inc., and Sun-Dollar L.P.(14).
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How can I contact Dollar General?

Dollar General's mailing address is 100 MISSION RIDGE, GOODLETTSVILLE TN, 37072. The official website for the company is www.dollargeneral.com. The company can be reached via phone at (615) 855-4000 or via fax at 615-386-9936.

This page (NYSE:DG) was last updated on 6/1/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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