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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

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$215.09 USD


+1.30 (0.61%)

Updated Oct 20, 2021 03:46 PM ET

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1Strong Buy25.60%
5Strong Sell3.32%

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B Value C Growth D Momentum C VGM

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Bottom 29% (179 out of 251)

Industry: Retail - Discount Stores

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Company Summary

Founded in 1939 and headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, Dollar General Corporation is one of the largest discount retailers in the United States. The company trades in low priced merchandise typically $10 or less.

The company offer a wider selection of merchandise, including consumable items, seasonal items, home products and apparel. The company's merchandise comprises national brands from leading manufacturers, as well as own private brand selections with prices at substantial discounts to national brands.

The company sells products from America's renowned manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, ...

General Information

Dollar General Corporation



Phone: 615-855-4000

Fax: 615-386-9936


Email: NA

Industry Retail - Discount Stores
Sector Retail-Wholesale
Fiscal Year End January
Last Reported Quarter 7/31/2021
Next EPS Date 12/2/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 2.02
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 10.22
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 10.40
Next EPS Report Date 12/2/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 213.79
52 Week High 239.35
52 Week Low 173.50
Beta 0.51
20 Day Moving Average 1,242,016.38
Target Price Consensus 245.84


% Price Change
4 Week -2.62
12 Week -7.11
YTD 1.66
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -6.19
12 Week -9.54
YTD -15.52
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 233.31
Market Capitalization (millions) 49,879.39
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date NA
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 0.79%
Annual Dividend $1.68
Payout Ratio 0.16
Change in Payout Ratio -0.04
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 10/4/2021 / $0.42

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 20.92
Trailing 12 Months 20.48
PEG Ratio 2.01
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -13.78%
vs. Previous Quarter -4.61%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year -0.39%
vs. Previous Quarter 2.97%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 8.13
Price/Cash Flow 16.22
Price / Sales 1.48
7/31/21 38.90
4/30/21 39.37
1/31/21 37.64
7/31/21 9.86
4/30/21 10.41
1/31/21 10.34
Current Ratio
7/31/21 1.09
4/30/21 1.14
1/31/21 1.21
Quick Ratio
7/31/21 0.13
4/30/21 0.18
1/31/21 0.29
Operating Margin
7/31/21 7.52
4/30/21 7.96
1/31/21 7.87
Net Margin
7/31/21 7.52
4/30/21 7.96
1/31/21 7.87
Pre-Tax Margin
7/31/21 9.63
4/30/21 10.20
1/31/21 10.09
Book Value
7/31/21 26.31
4/30/21 26.46
1/31/21 27.19
Inventory Turnover
7/31/21 4.43
4/30/21 4.62
1/31/21 4.91
7/31/21 0.68
4/30/21 0.66
1/31/21 0.62
Debt to Capital
7/31/21 40.38
4/30/21 39.79
1/31/21 38.28