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Dollar General Stock Forecast, Price & News

+4.29 (+1.76%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.16 million shs
Average Volume
1.81 million shs
Market Capitalization
$56.27 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
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DG Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.70 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

70th out of 283 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

6th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Dollar General (NYSE:DG)

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.

DG Stock News Headlines

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Variety stores
General Merchandise Stores
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/19 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 7/19 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$2.40 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$34.22 billion
Cash Flow
$13.36 per share
Book Value
$26.26 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$56.27 billion

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Dollar General Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Dollar General stock right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Dollar General stock.
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What is Dollar General's stock price forecast for 2022?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Dollar General's shares. Their DG stock forecasts range from $210.00 to $265.00. On average, they predict Dollar General's stock price to reach $245.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%.
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How has Dollar General's stock performed in 2022?

Dollar General's stock was trading at $235.83 at the beginning of the year. Since then, DG stock has increased by 5.1% and is now trading at $247.90.
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Are investors shorting Dollar General?

Dollar General saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,390,000 shares, a decline of 16.2% from the May 15th total of 5,240,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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, August 25th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Dollar General

How were Dollar General's earnings last quarter?

Dollar General Co. (NYSE:DG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 26th. The company reported $2.41 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.31 by $0.10. The firm earned $8.75 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.71 billion. Dollar General had a net margin of 6.58% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 37.05%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.82 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 Thursday, May 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Tuesday, July 19th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 1st.
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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%. Dollar General has been increasing its dividend for 8 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Dollar General is 22.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Dollar General will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.54% next year. This indicates that Dollar General will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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 share buyback plan on Thursday, December 2nd 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Dollar General updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $11.39-$11.59 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $11.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $37.64 billion-$37.81 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.59.

Who are Dollar General's key executives?

Dollar General's management team includes the following people:

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.

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 BlackRock Inc. (8.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.93%), Capital World Investors (7.38%), State Street Corp (4.16%), Capital International Investors (3.77%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.14%). Company insiders that own Dollar General 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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Which institutional investors are selling Dollar General stock?

DG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, BlueSpruce Investments LP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, State Street Corp, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold Dollar General company stock in the last two years 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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Which institutional investors are buying Dollar General stock?

DG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Capital World Investors, AKO Capital LLP, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Viking Global Investors LP, Coho Partners Ltd., Twin Tree Management LP, and Great Lakes Advisors LLC.
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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 $247.90.

How much money does Dollar General make?

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has a market capitalization of $56.27 billion and generates $34.22 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.40 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Dollar General have?

Dollar General 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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When was Dollar General founded?

Dollar General was founded in 1939.

How can I contact Dollar General?

Dollar General's mailing address is 100 MISSION RIDGE, GOODLETTSVILLE TN, 37072. The official website for Dollar General 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 6/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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