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

$157.99
-0.28 (-0.18 %)
(As of 01/19/2020 07:34 AM ET)
Today's Range
$157.53
Now: $157.99
$160.41
50-Day Range
$151.55
MA: $155.30
$158.27
52-Week Range
$108.74
Now: $157.99
$166.98
Volume1.49 million shs
Average Volume1.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.22 billion
P/E Ratio24.72
Dividend Yield0.81%
Beta0.5
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$7.76 per share
Book Value$24.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.59 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees135,000
Market Cap$40.22 billion
Next Earnings Date3/12/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 7th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, January 21st. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 6th. View Dollar General's Dividend History.

How will Dollar General's stock buyback program work?

Dollar General declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 5th. The company reported $1.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $6.99 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.89 billion. Dollar General had a return on equity of 25.53% and a net margin of 6.09%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.26 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 Thursday, March 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Dollar General.

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

Dollar General updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.55-6.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.61.

What price target have analysts set for DG?

22 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Dollar General's stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $184.00. On average, they anticipate Dollar General's share price to reach $162.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% 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?

Media coverage about DG stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Dollar General earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Dollar General.

Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,770,000 shares, an increase of 10.2% from the December 15th total of 3,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,880,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short. View Dollar General's Current Options Chain.

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 (FRED).

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.21%), Hexavest Inc. (0.15%), PGGM Investments (0.13%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.12%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.11%) and Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.10%). 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 PGGM Investments, Hexavest Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, First National Bank of Omaha and Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., IFP Advisors Inc, Park National Corp OH, Camelot Portfolios LLC, NewSquare Capital LLC, DNB Asset Management AS and AE Wealth Management LLC. 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 $157.99.

How big of a company is Dollar General?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $40.22 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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,019 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  759 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,778
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 1/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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