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Dollar General (DG) Competitors

$145.23
+6.11 (+4.39%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)

DG vs. DLTR, TGT, TSCO, EBAY, FAST, KR, YUM, CVNA, DECK, and QSR

Should you be buying Dollar General stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Dollar General include Dollar Tree (DLTR), Target (TGT), Tractor Supply (TSCO), eBay (EBAY), Fastenal (FAST), Kroger (KR), Yum! Brands (YUM), Carvana (CVNA), Deckers Outdoor (DECK), and Restaurant Brands International (QSR). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Dollar General vs.

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) and Dollar General (NYSE:DG) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, community ranking, risk and media sentiment.

Dollar General received 83 more outperform votes than Dollar Tree when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.38% of users gave Dollar General an outperform vote while only 67.73% of users gave Dollar Tree an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Dollar TreeOutperform Votes
1104
67.73%
Underperform Votes
526
32.27%
Dollar GeneralOutperform Votes
1187
68.38%
Underperform Votes
549
31.62%

Dollar General has higher revenue and earnings than Dollar Tree. Dollar Tree is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dollar General, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dollar Tree$30.60B0.82-$998.40M-$4.62-24.97
Dollar General$38.69B0.82$1.66B$7.5619.21

Dollar General has a net margin of 4.29% compared to Dollar General's net margin of -3.26%. Dollar Tree's return on equity of 26.13% beat Dollar General's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dollar Tree-3.26% 15.11% 5.59%
Dollar General 4.29%26.13%5.46%

In the previous week, Dollar General had 12 more articles in the media than Dollar Tree. MarketBeat recorded 27 mentions for Dollar General and 15 mentions for Dollar Tree. Dollar Tree's average media sentiment score of 0.38 beat Dollar General's score of 0.32 indicating that Dollar General is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Dollar Tree
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
3 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Dollar General
10 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Dollar Tree currently has a consensus target price of $150.55, suggesting a potential upside of 30.49%. Dollar General has a consensus target price of $153.08, suggesting a potential upside of 5.41%. Given Dollar General's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Dollar Tree is more favorable than Dollar General.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dollar Tree
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.63
Dollar General
0 Sell rating(s)
14 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.39

Dollar Tree has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dollar General has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that its share price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.

97.4% of Dollar Tree shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.8% of Dollar General shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.8% of Dollar Tree shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Dollar General shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Dollar General beats Dollar Tree on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DG and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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DG vs. The Competition

MetricDollar GeneralVariety stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$31.90B$76.60B$20.41B$17.68B
Dividend Yield1.62%2.15%176.91%3.53%
P/E Ratio19.2117.0022.1521.87
Price / Sales0.821.076.4510.55
Price / Cash12.7017.7817.7315.70
Price / Book4.725.325.084.84
Net Income$1.66B$2.10B$715.66M$972.63M
7 Day Performance5.37%0.44%0.81%0.30%
1 Month Performance2.22%1.48%6.82%6.54%
1 Year Performance-29.19%10.96%10.25%25.57%

Dollar General Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DLTR
Dollar Tree
4.6282 of 5 stars
$114.70
+1.1%
$150.05
+30.8%
-19.0%$25.03B$30.60B-24.83211,826
TGT
Target
4.9072 of 5 stars
$155.73
-0.6%
$181.85
+16.8%
+4.5%$72.05B$107.41B17.44415,000Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
TSCO
Tractor Supply
4.2366 of 5 stars
$285.68
+0.6%
$253.96
-11.1%
+33.3%$30.80B$14.65B27.8250,000Ex-Dividend
Positive News
EBAY
eBay
4.4598 of 5 stars
$52.17
+1.8%
$51.45
-1.4%
+22.7%$26.40B$10.11B10.3912,300Options Volume
FAST
Fastenal
3.9612 of 5 stars
$66.31
-0.5%
$67.33
+1.5%
+19.7%$37.97B$7.35B32.8323,201Positive News
KR
Kroger
4.4757 of 5 stars
$53.66
-0.4%
$55.17
+2.8%
+12.0%$38.73B$150.04B18.13414,000
YUM
Yum! Brands
3.8346 of 5 stars
$139.31
-0.3%
$143.53
+3.0%
+6.0%$39.23B$7.08B24.7035,000Ex-Dividend
CVNA
Carvana
2.9403 of 5 stars
$115.10
-2.0%
$77.60
-32.6%
+829.7%$23.32B$10.77B50.4813,700
DECK
Deckers Outdoor
3.9002 of 5 stars
$900.14
-0.3%
$905.56
+0.6%
+122.0%$23.11B$3.63B32.384,200Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
QSR
Restaurant Brands International
4.5418 of 5 stars
$69.01
-1.4%
$83.56
+21.1%
-7.8%$21.83B$7.02B17.799,000

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This page (NYSE:DG) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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