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Dollar General - DG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$234.16
-1.45 (-0.62%)
(As of 02/2/2023 10:34 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$232.03
$235.00
50-Day Range
$224.47
$257.23
52-Week Range
$183.25
$262.20
Volume
159,031 shs
Average Volume
2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization
$52.35 billion
P/E Ratio
22.76
Dividend Yield
0.94%
Price Target
$263.93

Dollar General MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.87 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.0% Upside
$263.93 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.43% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.94
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.49mentions of Dollar General in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$475,907 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.97%
From $10.94 to $12.14 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

3.02 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

5th out of 212 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

1st out of 11 stocks


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About Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Stock

Dollar General Corp. engages in the operation of merchandise stores. Its offerings include food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares, and seasonal items. It sells brands including Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. The company was founded by J. L. Turner and Hurley Calister Turner Sr. in 1939 and is headquartered in Goodlettsville, TN.

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DG Stock News Headlines

15 Most Valuable Retail Companies In The World
Dollar General: Keep An Eye On The Leverage
This Stock Has Room To Run
Analysts believe this stock's product demand could rise quickly in the next few years.
Dollar General President And CFO John Garratt To Retire In June 2023
Dollar General CFO Garratt to retire
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Price Target Cut to $255.00
This Stock Has Room To Run
Analysts believe this stock's product demand could rise quickly in the next few years.
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Discounter Dollar General Faces a Pricing Dispute
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DG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/17 Dividend
12/30/2022
Dividend Payable
1/17/2023
Today
2/02/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/16/2023
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2024

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
$263.93
High Stock Price Forecast
$296.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$210.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.87
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.40 billion
Pretax Margin
8.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$34.22 billion
Cash Flow
$13.16 per share
Book Value
$27.03 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
221,943,000
Market Cap
$52.35 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.34

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Key Executives

  • Jeffery Carl Owen
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • John W. GarrattJohn W. Garratt
    President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Carman R. WenkoffCarman R. Wenkoff
    Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
  • Albert Wu
    Chief Medical Officer & Vice President
  • Emily TaylorEmily Taylor
    Chief Merchandising Officer & Executive VP













DG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Dollar General stock right now?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" DG shares.
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What is Dollar General's stock price forecast for 2023?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Dollar General's stock. Their DG share price forecasts range from $210.00 to $296.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $263.93 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have DG shares performed in 2023?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $246.25 at the start of the year. Since then, DG stock has decreased by 4.3% and is now trading at $235.61.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,200,000 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the December 31st total of 3,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock 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, March 16th 2023.
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How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 1st. The company reported $2.33 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.55 by $0.22. The company had revenue of $9.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.43 billion. Dollar General had a net margin of 6.49% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 38.43%.

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

Dollar General declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 30th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date 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 0.94%. 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 18.12% 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 approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, December 2nd 2021, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 3.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership 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 Saturday, December, 31st. The company provided 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Coho Partners Ltd. (0.48%), AKO Capital LLP (0.42%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.40%), Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (0.40%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.39%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.34%). 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, Todd J Vasos and Warren F Bryant.
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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 $235.61.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has a market capitalization of $52.68 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 2/2/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff