NYSE:DG - Dollar General Stock Price, News & Analysis

$157.78
+0.68 (+0.43 %)
(As of 09/16/2019 08:21 AM ET)
Today's Range
$156.2650
Now: $157.78
$158.21
50-Day Range
$132.27
MA: $142.78
$161.68
52-Week Range
$98.08
Now: $157.78
$162.34
Volume1.55 million shs
Average Volume2.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.56 billion
P/E Ratio26.43
Dividend Yield0.81%
Beta0.55
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.63 billion
Cash Flow$7.8070 per share
Book Value$26.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.59 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees135,000
Market Cap$40.56 billion
Next Earnings Date12/3/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dollar General's stock symbol?

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

How often does Dollar General pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dollar General?

Dollar General announced a -- dividend on Friday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, October 22nd. This represents a yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 7th. View Dollar General's Dividend History.

How will Dollar General's stock buyback program work?

Dollar General announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 29th. The company reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.58 by $0.16. The firm earned $6.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.89 billion. Dollar General had a net margin of 6.11% and a return on equity of 25.34%. The company's revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.52 earnings per share. View Dollar General's Earnings History.

When is Dollar General's next earnings date?

Dollar General is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Dollar General.

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

Dollar General issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.45-6.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.47. The company issued revenue guidance of +8% to $27.68 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $27.52 billion.

What price target have analysts set for DG?

22 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Dollar General's stock. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $180.00. On average, they anticipate Dollar General's share price to reach $159.4762 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Dollar General.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Dollar General?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Dollar General.

Has Dollar General been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about DG stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Dollar General earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Dollar General.

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 totalling 3,269,500 shares, a decrease of 11.5% from the July 31st total of 3,696,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,720,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are short sold. View Dollar General's Current Options Chain.

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Visa (V), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD) and Mastercard (MA).

Who are Dollar General's key executives?

Dollar General's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Dollar General's major shareholders?

Dollar General's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (9.93%), BlackRock Inc. (9.16%), BlackRock Inc. (9.16%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.69%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (4.36%) and Polen Capital Management LLC (2.35%). Company insiders that own Dollar General stock include Anita C Elliott, Michael J Kindy, Patricia Filikrushel, Rhonda Taylor, Robert D Ravener and Timothy I Mcguire. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dollar General.

Which institutional investors are selling Dollar General stock?

DG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polen Capital Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Natixis and Natixis. Company insiders that have sold Dollar General company stock in the last year include Rhonda Taylor and Robert D Ravener. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dollar General.

Which institutional investors are buying Dollar General stock?

DG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., APG Asset Management N.V. and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Dollar General stock in the last two years include Patricia Filikrushel and Timothy I Mcguire. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dollar General.

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 $157.78.

How big of a company is Dollar General?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $40.56 billion and generates $25.63 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.59 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.97 on an earnings per share basis. Dollar General employs 135,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Dollar General.

What is Dollar General's official website?

The official website for Dollar General is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Dollar General (NYSE DG)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  980 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  660 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,640
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dollar General and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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