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NYSE:DG

Dollar General Stock Forecast, Price & News

$213.43
-1.06 (-0.49 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$212.19
Now: $213.43
$215.87
50-Day Range
$208.57
MA: $214.88
$222.87
52-Week Range
$125.00
Now: $213.43
$225.25
Volume1.84 million shs
Average Volume2.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$53.15 billion
P/E Ratio23.20
Dividend Yield0.67%
Beta0.54
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 February 28, 2020, Dollar General Corporation operated 16,368 stores in 45 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$27.75 billion
Cash Flow$8.75 per share
Book Value$26.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.71 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$53.15 billion
Next Earnings Date3/11/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$213.43
-1.06 (-0.49 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Dollar General's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $157.63 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DG stock has increased by 35.4% and is now trading at $213.43.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Dollar General?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 16 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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 11th 2021.
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How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, December, 2nd. The company reported $2.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.32. The firm earned $8.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.13 billion. Dollar General had a return on equity of 33.51% and a net margin of 7.48%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.42 EPS.
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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. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 5th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Tuesday, January 19th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 4th.
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What price target have analysts set for DG?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Dollar General's stock. Their forecasts range from $182.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Dollar General's stock price to reach $225.04 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,820,000 shares, an increase of 16.0% from the October 31st total of 2,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,710,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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).

Who are Dollar General's key executives?

Dollar General's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Todd J. Vasos, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $4.08M)
  • Mr. John W. Garratt, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.59M)
  • Mr. Jeffery Carl Owen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 50, Pay $1.67M)
  • Ms. Rhonda M. Taylor, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 52, Pay $1.3M)
  • Ms. Anita C. Elliott, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Julie Elmore, VP & CTO
  • Mr. Carman R. Wenkoff, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 51)
  • 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

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (846.93%), BlackRock Inc. (7.27%), State Street Corp (4.47%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.37%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (0.99%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.91%). Company insiders that own Dollar General stock include Anita C Elliott, Carman R Wenkoff, John W Garratt, Michael J Kindy, Patricia Filikrushel, Rhonda Taylor, Robert D Ravener, Steven G Sunderland and Todd J Vasos.
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Which major investors are selling Dollar General stock?

DG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., AJO LP, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Worldquant Millennium Advisors LLC, and Squarepoint Ops LLC. 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 major investors are buying Dollar General stock?

DG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Morgan Stanley, Acadian Asset Management LLC, AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, PGGM Investments, and Allianz Asset Management GmbH.
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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 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 $213.43.

How big of a company is Dollar General?

Dollar General has a market capitalization of $53.15 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. Dollar General employs 143,000 workers across the globe.

What is Dollar General's official website?

The official website for Dollar General is 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.

This page was last updated on 12/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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