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Dollar General - DG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$248.70
-0.27 (-0.11%)
(As of 12/8/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$247.35
$250.86
50-Day Range
$236.34
$260.44
52-Week Range
$183.25
$262.20
Volume
1.79 million shs
Average Volume
1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization
$55.60 billion
P/E Ratio
24.17
Dividend Yield
0.88%
Price Target
$268.29

Dollar General MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.86 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.9% Upside
$268.29 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.94
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.29mentions of Dollar General in the last 14 days
Based on 49 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.40 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.00%
From $11.27 to $12.51 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.37 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

86th out of 212 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 Stock News Headlines

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Dollar General Corporation: Maintaining FY24 EPS estimate
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Price Target Cut to $260.00
StockNews.com Downgrades Dollar General (NYSE:DG) to Hold
Dollar General Co. (DG) To Go Ex-Dividend on December 30th
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Shares Gap Down to $255.68
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) PT Lowered to $265.00
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Releases Q4 2022 Earnings Guidance
Dollar General Is Swamped by Supply Chain Issues
Dollar General (DG) Q3 Earnings Miss Estimates
Dollar General Falls As Q3 Results Miss Estimates, Outlook Cut
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DG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/02/2021
Ex-Dividend for 10/18 Dividend
10/03/2022
Dividend Payable
10/18/2022
Today
12/08/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/17 Dividend
12/30/2022
Dividend Payable
1/17/2023
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
$268.29
High Stock Price Forecast
$296.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.86
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.40 billion
Pretax Margin
8.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$34.22 billion
Cash Flow
$13.30 per share
Book Value
$27.26 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
221,943,000
Market Cap
$55.60 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.38

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Jeffery Carl Owen (Age 52)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.82M
  • Mr. John W. GarrattMr. John W. Garratt (Age 53)
    Pres & CFO
    Comp: $2.21M
  • 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
  • Mr. Todd J. VasosMr. Todd J. Vasos (Age 60)
    Sr. Advisor
    Comp: $6.2M
  • Ms. Anita C. Elliott (Age 57)
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Julie Elmore
    VP & CTO
  • Mr. Kevin Walker
    VP of Investor Relations
  • 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 equities 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 equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" DG shares.
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What is Dollar General's stock price forecast for 2023?

14 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Dollar General's shares. Their DG share price forecasts range from $210.00 to $296.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $268.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% 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 at the start of the year. Since then, DG shares have increased by 5.6% and is now trading at $248.97.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,970,000 shares, an increase of 7.6% from the October 15th total of 3,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,700,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, topping the consensus estimate of $2.01 by $0.07. The firm earned $8.52 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.50 billion. Dollar General had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.43% and a net margin of 6.49%. Dollar General's revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.31 earnings per share.
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How often does Dollar General pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dollar General?

Dollar General declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 2nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Tuesday, January 17th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 30th.
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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 0.90%. 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 21.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, DG will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.59% 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 announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, December 2nd 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 3.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Dollar General issued an update on its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.15-$3.30 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.67. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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."

Who are Dollar General's major shareholders?

Dollar General's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.02%), BlackRock Inc. (7.91%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.01%), State Street Corp (4.02%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.19%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.98%). Insiders that own company stock include Anita C Elliott, Antonio Zuazo, Carman R Wenkoff, Emily C Taylor, John W Garratt, Michael J Kindy, Patricia Filikrushel, Rhonda Taylor, Steven G Sunderland and Todd J Vasos.
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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 $248.97.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has a market capitalization of $55.66 billion and generates $34.22 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.40 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.29 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 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff