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Dollar General (DG) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$122.42
+0.85 (+0.70%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

Dollar General - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 20 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Dollar General in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 20 analysts, 11 have given a hold rating, and 9 have given a buy rating for DG.

Consensus Price Target

$147.86
20.78% Upside
High Forecast$195.00
Average Forecast$147.86
Low Forecast$102.00

According to the 20 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Dollar General, the average price target is $147.86. The highest price target for DG is $195.00, while the lowest price target for DG is $102.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 20.78% from the current price of $122.42.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/22/23 to 7/21/24
1 Month Ago
6/22/23 to 6/21/24
3 Months Ago
4/23/23 to 4/22/24
1 Year Ago
7/22/22 to 7/22/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
9 Buy rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
Hold
11 Hold rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
14 Hold rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$147.86$148.00$153.08$202.71
Forecasted Upside20.78% Upside11.81% Upside8.34% Upside4.92% Upside
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DG Analyst Recommendations By Month

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DG Price Targets by Month

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Dollar General Stock vs. The Competition

TypeDollar GeneralRetail/Wholesale CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.45
2.45
2.51
Consensus RatingHoldHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside20.78% Upside55.88% Upside10.07% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/15/2024Argus
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$175.00 ➝ $170.00+32.81%
7/2/2024Evercore ISI
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetIn-Line ➝ In-Line$151.00 ➝ $148.00+14.82%
6/28/2024Loop Capital
2 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$135.00 ➝ $140.00+7.45%
6/4/2024Wells Fargo & Company
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 Lower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$155.00 ➝ $145.00+5.14%
5/31/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$161.00 ➝ $137.00+2.47%
5/31/2024BMO Capital Markets
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 Lower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$150.00 ➝ $140.00+5.57%
5/31/2024Truist Financial
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 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$140.00 ➝ $135.00+1.80%
5/31/2024Piper Sandler
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 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$147.00 ➝ $141.00+10.19%
5/30/2024Telsey Advisory Group
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J. Feldman
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Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$170.00 ➝ $170.00+22.06%
3/15/2024The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$147.00 ➝ $169.00+8.10%
3/15/2024Raymond James
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$150.00 ➝ $165.00+5.54%
3/15/2024Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$160.00 ➝ $170.00+8.97%
3/6/2024Oppenheimer
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 Reiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform
1/4/2024Barclays
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 UpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$124.00 ➝ $154.00+17.32%
12/8/2023Citigroup
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$115.00 ➝ $138.00+4.34%
10/13/2023Jefferies Financial Group
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 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$175.00 ➝ $135.00+20.30%
10/13/2023HSBC
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 UpgradeReduce ➝ Hold$102.00-7.43%
10/13/2023Gordon Haskett
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 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$140.00+37.44%
10/10/2023BNP Paribas
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 Initiated CoverageNeutral$116.00+13.73%
10/2/2023Bank of America
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 Lower Target$130.00 ➝ $105.00+0.95%
9/1/2023UBS Group
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 Lower Target$200.00 ➝ $181.00+30.69%
9/1/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Lower Target$199.00 ➝ $157.00+13.36%
8/23/2023Edward Jones
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 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy
6/6/2023Daiwa Capital Markets
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$172.00+8.25%
6/2/2023VNET Group
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 Reiterated RatingMaintains
6/2/2023Credit Suisse Group
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 Lower Target$220.00 ➝ $170.00+5.03%
6/2/2023Atlantic Securities
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 DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$170.00+5.03%
6/2/2023Piper Sandler Companies
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 DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral
5/26/2023OTR Global
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DG Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dollar General's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 20 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Dollar General is $147.86, with a high forecast of $195.00 and a low forecast of $102.00.

Should I buy or sell Dollar General stock right now?

20 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dollar General in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" DG shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in DG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.

Does Dollar General's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Dollar General's stock has a predicted upside of 12.93% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Dollar General?

Dollar General has been rated by research analysts at Argus, BMO Capital Markets, Evercore ISI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Loop Capital, Piper Sandler, Telsey Advisory Group, Truist Financial, and Wells Fargo & Company in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Dollar General more than its competitors?

Analysts like Dollar General less than other "retail/wholesale" companies. The consensus rating score for Dollar General is 2.45 while the average consensus rating score for "retail/wholesale" companies is 2.46. Learn more on how DG compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:DG) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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