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Dollar General Stock Forecast, Price & News

$178.71
+0.57 (+0.32 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$174.35
Now: $178.71
$179.36
50-Day Range
$178.14
MA: $198.82
$213.24
52-Week Range
$125.00
Now: $178.71
$225.25
Volume2.52 million shs
Average Volume2.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.78 billion
P/E Ratio17.71
Dividend Yield0.79%
Beta0.52
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 products; 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, 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, the company 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, it 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 November 14, 2020, Dollar General Corporation operated 17,000 stores in 46 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
CUSIP25667710
Phone615-855-4000
Employees143,000
Year Founded1939

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$27.75 billion
Cash Flow$7.29 per share
Book Value$26.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$43.78 billion
Next Earnings Date3/18/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

7th out of 383 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

3rd out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.5Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$178.71
+0.57 (+0.32 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dollar General a buy right now?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 16 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Dollar General stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Dollar General?

Wall Street analysts have given Dollar General a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Dollar General wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, March 18th 2021.
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How can I listen to Dollar General's earnings call?

Dollar General will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, March 18th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 2nd. The company reported $2.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.32. The company had revenue of $8.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.13 billion. Dollar General had a net margin of 7.84% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 36.07%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.42 earnings per share.
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How has Dollar General's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $157.63 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DG shares have increased by 13.4% and is now trading at $178.71.
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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 Thursday, December 3rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Tuesday, January 19th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 4th.
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Is Dollar General a good dividend stock?

Dollar General pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.79%. Dollar General has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Dollar General is 21.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Dollar General will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.44% next year. This indicates that Dollar General will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for DG?

21 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Dollar General's shares. Their forecasts range from $182.00 to $260.00. On average, they anticipate Dollar General's share price to reach $230.59 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Dollar General's key executives?

Dollar General's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Todd J. Vasos, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $4.08M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John W. Garratt, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.59M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jeffery Carl Owen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 51, Pay $1.67M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Rhonda M. Taylor, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53, Pay $1.3M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Anita C. Elliott, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Julie Elmore, VP & CTO
  • Mr. Carman R. Wenkoff, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Donny Lau, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Strategy
  • Ms. Christine L. Connolly, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Kathleen A Reardon, Exec. VP & Chief People Officer (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Todd Vasos' approval rating as Dollar General's CEO?

2,238 employees have rated Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos on Glassdoor.com. Todd Vasos has an approval rating of 48% among Dollar General's employees. This puts Todd Vasos in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), The Home Depot (HD), The Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), salesforce.com (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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (8.36%), BlackRock Inc. (7.17%), FMR LLC (4.10%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.33%), Northern Trust Corp (1.31%) and Norges Bank (1.09%). Company insiders that own Dollar General stock include Anita C Elliott, Carman R Wenkoff, John W Garratt, Michael J Kindy, 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, and Schroder Investment Management Group. 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 Norges Bank, Morgan Stanley, Swedbank, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Flossbach Von Storch AG, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.
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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 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 $178.71.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $43.78 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.

How many employees does Dollar General have?

Dollar General employs 143,000 workers across the globe.

When was Dollar General founded?

Dollar General was founded in 1939.

What is Dollar General's official website?

The official website for Dollar General is www.dollargeneral.com.

Where are Dollar General's headquarters?

Dollar General is headquartered at 100 MISSION RIDGE, GOODLETTSVILLE TN, 37072.

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 3/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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