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NYSE:DG

Dollar General - DG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$239.86
+0.39 (+0.16%)
(As of 09/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$236.81
$244.47
50-Day Range
$235.85
$257.66
52-Week Range
$183.25
$262.20
Volume
2.24 million shs
Average Volume
1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization
$54.11 billion
P/E Ratio
23.89
Dividend Yield
0.92%
Price Target
$269.85

Dollar General MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.86 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.5% Upside
$269.85 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.89
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.11mentions of Dollar General in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$66.27 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.60%
From $11.56 to $12.67 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.68 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

60th out of 216 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

6th out of 11 stocks

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About Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Stock

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. It offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, disinfectants, and laundry products; packaged food comprising cereals, pasta, canned soups, fruits and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine. The company's consumable products also comprise snacks, such as 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, it offers seasonal products comprising holiday items, 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, the company provides apparel, which comprise casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of February 25, 2022, it operated 18,190 stores in 47 states in the United 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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DG Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/19 Dividend
7/01/2022
Dividend Payable
7/19/2022
Last Earnings
8/25/2022
Today
10/02/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/18 Dividend
10/03/2022
Dividend Payable
10/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
12/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
25667710
Employees
163,000
Year Founded
1939

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$269.85
High Stock Price Forecast
$296.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.86
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.40 billion
Pretax Margin
8.38%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$34.22 billion
Cash Flow
$13.14 per share
Book Value
$27.43 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
223,925,000
Market Cap
$54.11 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.42

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Todd J. VasosMr. Todd J. Vasos (Age 60)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $6.2M
  • Mr. John W. GarrattMr. John W. Garratt (Age 53)
    Pres & CFO
    Comp: $2.21M
  • Mr. Jeffery Carl Owen (Age 52)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $2.82M
  • Mr. Carman R. WenkoffMr. Carman R. Wenkoff (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer
    Comp: $1.71M
  • Ms. Rhonda M. TaylorMs. Rhonda M. Taylor (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $1.87M
  • Ms. Anita C. Elliott (Age 57)
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Julie Elmore
    VP & CTO
  • Mr. Donny Lau
    VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Strategy
  • Ms. Christine L. Connolly
    Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Kathleen A. Reardon (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & Chief People Officer













DG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Dollar General stock right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 10 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" DG shares.
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What is Dollar General's stock price forecast for 2022?

14 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Dollar General's shares. Their DG share price forecasts range from $210.00 to $296.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $269.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have DG shares performed in 2022?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $235.83 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, DG stock has increased by 1.7% and is now trading at $239.86.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,240,000 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the August 31st total of 3,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,630,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the company 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, December 1st 2022.
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How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 25th. The company reported $2.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.93 by $0.05. The business earned $9.43 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.40 billion. Dollar General had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 37.64% and a net margin of 6.55%. The firm's revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.69 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, August 23rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Tuesday, October 18th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 3rd.
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Is Dollar General a good dividend stock?

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 21.91%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, DG will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.36% next year. This indicates that the company 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 approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, December 2nd 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Dollar General updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $11.39-$11.59 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $11.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $37.98 billion-$37.98 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $37.69 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."

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 $239.86.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has a market capitalization of $54.11 billion and generates $34.22 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.40 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.04 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Dollar General have?

The company employs 163,000 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 10/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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