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NYSE:DG

Dollar General Stock Forecast, Price & News

$218.85
-5.65 (-2.52%)
(As of 12/8/2021 01:46 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$218.11
$225.00
50-Day Range
$205.61
$230.33
52-Week Range
$173.50
$239.35
Volume
56,535 shs
Average Volume
1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization
$50.71 billion
P/E Ratio
21.43
Dividend Yield
0.74%
Beta
0.49
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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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
25667710
Employees
158,000
Year Founded
1939

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$33.75 billion
Cash Flow
$13.37 per share
Book Value
$26.53 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$2.66 billion
Pretax Margin
9.23%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
231,607,000
Market Cap
$50.71 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
10/04/2021
Dividend Payable
10/19/2021
Last Earnings
12/02/2021
Today
12/08/2021
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/17/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.82 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

58th out of 276 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

4th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dollar General a buy right now?

18 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings, 14 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Dollar General stock.
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How has Dollar General's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $157.63 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DG shares have increased by 38.6% and is now trading at $218.45.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 5,660,000 shares, an increase of 19.9% from the October 14th total of 4,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,400,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.0 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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, March 17th 2022.
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How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) released its earnings results on Thursday, December, 2nd. The company reported $2.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.01 by $0.07. The firm earned $8.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.50 billion. Dollar General had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.74% and a net margin of 7.19%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.31 EPS.
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How often does Dollar General pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dollar General?

Dollar General announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Tuesday, January 18th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 3rd.
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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 0.74%. Dollar General 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 of Dollar General is 16.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Dollar General will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.08% 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 has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, December 2nd 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 buy up to 3.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Dollar General updated its FY22 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.90-10.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $10.21. The company issued revenue guidance of +1.0-1.5% yr/yr to $34.08-34.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $34.26 billion.

What price target have analysts set for DG?

18 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Dollar General's stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $270.00. On average, they anticipate Dollar General's stock price to reach $243.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.5% 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.

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.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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.76%), Capital World Investors (6.75%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.76%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.71%), BlueSpruce Investments LP (1.32%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.12%). 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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Macquarie Group Ltd., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Natixis, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and Los Angeles Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Dollar General company stock in the last year include Carman R Wenkoff, John W Garratt, and Todd J Vasos.
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Which institutional investors are buying Dollar General stock?

DG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Nordea Investment Management AB, BlackRock Inc., Flossbach Von Storch AG, Senator Investment Group LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, and Renaissance Technologies LLC.
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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 $218.45.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $50.62 billion and generates $33.75 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.21 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 or via fax at 615-386-9936.


This page was last updated on 12/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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