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Dollar General NYSE:DG Stock Report

Last Price

US$202.85

Market Cap

US$45.4b

7D

-4.4%

1Y

-8.2%

Updated

23 Mar, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

DG Stock Overview

About the company

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. 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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Snowflake Analysis

DG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends1/6

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Dollar General
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$202.85
52 Week HighUS$262.21
52 Week LowUS$183.25
Beta0.33
1 Month Change-10.49%
3 Month Change-18.06%
1 Year Change-8.17%
3 Year Change44.36%
5 Year Change116.84%
Change since IPO792.43%

Recent News & Updates

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Mar 20
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Mar 05
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General: Margin Compression Continues To Be A Major Concern

Feb 15

Dollar General: Keep An Eye On The Leverage

Feb 01

Recent updates

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Mar 20
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Will Be Hoping To Turn Its Returns On Capital Around

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Mar 05
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General: Margin Compression Continues To Be A Major Concern

Feb 15

Dollar General: Keep An Eye On The Leverage

Feb 01

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Jan 18
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Here's What's Concerning About Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Dec 19
Here's What's Concerning About Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Holley appoints CFO

Dec 12

A Look At The Fair Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Nov 20
A Look At The Fair Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General: Solid Business For The Watchlist

Oct 26

Dollar General: Strong Positioning And Upside Potential

Oct 08

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Oct 04
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Be Wary Of Dollar General (NYSE:DG) And Its Returns On Capital

Sep 19
Be Wary Of Dollar General (NYSE:DG) And Its Returns On Capital

Dollar General prices $2.3B debt offering

Sep 07

Dollar General Q2 2023 Earnings Preview

Aug 24

Are Investors Undervaluing Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) By 22%?

Aug 19
Are Investors Undervaluing Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) By 22%?

Is Dollar General A Hidden EV Play?

Aug 18

Dollar General plans to open three new distribution centers

Jul 27

Dollar General: A Discount Supermarket In Dollar-Store Clothing

Jul 18

Dollar General announces retirement of CEO Todd Vasos

Jul 12

Dollar General's Resilient Business Model Hard Not To Like

Jun 27

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Jun 19
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

2022 In A Nutshell: Sell Ferrari, Buy Dollar General

Jun 15

Some Investors May Be Worried About Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Jun 01
Some Investors May Be Worried About Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Dollar General: A Consistent Stock Pick In Choppy Retail Markets

May 25

Dollar General: The Miniscule Yield Shouldn't Concern Long-Term Investors

May 09

Shares Of Our Favorite Retailer Dollar General Are Booming

Apr 13

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Mar 29
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

We Think Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Mar 14
We Think Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Feb 27
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Dollar General Is Thriving Amidst An Inequality Crisis

Feb 08

Strategic Initiatives Provide Prosperous Outlook For Dollar General

Dec 31

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dec 15
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General Vs. Target Stock: Which Is The Better Buy?

Dec 09

We Think Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Nov 21
We Think Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Some Investors May Be Worried About Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Nov 08
Some Investors May Be Worried About Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Why Dollar General's Growth Outlook Is Stunning

Oct 21

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Sep 16
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Before It's Too Late

Sep 01
If You Like EPS Growth Then Check Out Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Before It's Too Late

Dollar General: What To Do After The Post-Earnings Pullback

Aug 27

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Aug 19
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Aug 06
Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Dollar General: U.S. Discount Retailer Leader Of The Pack - Buy And Hold

Jul 22

Amid The COVID-19 Crisis, Dollar General Is Cheap And Is Opening New Stores

Jul 15

A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Jun 13
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Shareholder Returns

DGUS Consumer RetailingUS Market
7D-4.4%0.01%-0.3%
1Y-8.2%-10.6%-14.8%

Return vs Industry: DG exceeded the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned -10.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DG exceeded the US Market which returned -14.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DG volatility
DG Average Weekly Movement2.8%
Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement6.5%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: DG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DG's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Dollar General Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Dollar General's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DG fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$45.35b
Earnings (TTM)US$2.42b
Revenue (TTM)US$37.84b

18.8x

P/E Ratio

1.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DG income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$37.84b
Cost of RevenueUS$26.02b
Gross ProfitUS$11.82b
Other ExpensesUS$9.40b
EarningsUS$2.42b

Last Reported Earnings

Feb 03, 2023

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)10.81
Gross Margin31.23%
Net Profit Margin6.38%
Debt/Equity Ratio126.5%

How did DG perform over the long term?

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Dividends

1.2%

Current Dividend Yield

21%

Payout Ratio

Does DG pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy DG by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Dollar General dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateApr 10 2023
Dividend Pay DateApr 25 2023
Days until Ex dividend17 days
Days until Dividend pay date32 days

Does DG pay a reliable dividends?

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