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NYSE:DG

Dollar General Stock Forecast, Price & News

$206.68
+1.66 (+0.81 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 11:15 AM ET)
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50-Day Range
$191.09
MA: $199.23
$208.34
52-Week Range
$125.00
Now: $206.68
$209.86
Volume14,018 shs
Average Volume2.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$51.47 billion
P/E Ratio22.47
Dividend Yield0.71%
Beta0.49
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. Its consumable products also comprise snacks, which include candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, including over-the-counter medicines and personal care products, such as soaps, body washes, shampoos, cosmetics, and dental hygiene and foot care products; pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. In addition, the company offers seasonal products comprising decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products that include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods. Further, it provides apparel, which comprises casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of March 1, 2019, Dollar General Corporation operated 15,472 stores in 44 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.70 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$27.75 billion
Cash Flow$9.10 per share
Book Value$29.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees143,000
Market Cap$51.47 billion
Next Earnings Date12/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$206.68
+1.66 (+0.81 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 11:15 AM ET)
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Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Dollar General's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $157.63 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DG shares have increased by 31.1% and is now trading at $206.68.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Dollar General?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 17 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 3rd 2020.
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How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 27th. The company reported $3.12 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.68. The company earned $8.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.35 billion. Dollar General had a return on equity of 33.51% and a net margin of 7.48%. The company's revenue was up 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.74 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, August 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Tuesday, October 20th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 5th.
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What price target have analysts set for DG?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Dollar General's shares. Their forecasts range from $175.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Dollar General's share price to reach $213.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price.
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Has Dollar General been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about DG stock have trended very positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Dollar General earned a daily sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,750,000 shares, a decrease of 32.4% from the August 15th total of 2,590,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,000,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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) and Fred's (FREDQ).
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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 Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Dollar General's key executives?

Dollar General's management team includes the following 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.96%), BlackRock Inc. (7.60%), FMR LLC (3.89%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.32%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.85%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.76%). Company insiders that own Dollar General stock include Anita C Elliott, Carman R Wenkoff, John W Garratt, Michael J Kindy, Patricia Filikrushel, Rhonda Taylor, Robert D Ravener, 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 BlackRock Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Coho Partners Ltd., and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Dollar General company stock in the last year 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 buying Dollar General stock?

DG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Man Group plc, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., MUFG Securities EMEA plc, AJO LP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., and Baird Financial Group Inc..
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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 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 $206.68.

How big of a company is Dollar General?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $51.47 billion and generates $27.75 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.73 on an earnings per share basis. Dollar General employs 143,000 workers across the globe.

What is Dollar General's official website?

The official website for Dollar General is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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