Dollar General Corporation

NYSE:DG Stock Report

Market Cap: US$27.9b

Dollar General Balance Sheet Health

Financial Health criteria checks 3/6

Dollar General has a total shareholder equity of $7.0B and total debt of $7.0B, which brings its debt-to-equity ratio to 99.9%. Its total assets and total liabilities are $31.0B and $24.0B respectively. Dollar General's EBIT is $2.3B making its interest coverage ratio 7.1. It has cash and short-term investments of $720.7M.

Key information

99.9%

Debt to equity ratio

US$6.99b

Debt

Interest coverage ratio7.1x
CashUS$720.70m
EquityUS$7.00b
Total liabilitiesUS$24.01b
Total assetsUS$31.01b

Recent financial health updates

Recent updates

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.59

Jun 27
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.59

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.59

Jun 13
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.59

Dollar General Double Play: Owning The Shelves And The Bricks

May 28

We Think Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

May 22
We Think Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Dollar General Corporation's (NYSE:DG) Share Price Could Signal Some Risk

May 07
Dollar General Corporation's (NYSE:DG) Share Price Could Signal Some Risk

Dollar General: Cost Management And Same-Store Sales Growth Key To Recovery

Apr 25

Dollar General: Headwinds Remain

Apr 18

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.59

Apr 02
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.59

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

Apr 01
Here's What's Concerning About Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Dollar General: 'Back To Basics' Turnaround Plan May Prove That The Stock Is Still Trading At A Large Discount

Mar 20

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Just Reported And Analysts Have Been Lifting Their Price Targets

Mar 16
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Just Reported And Analysts Have Been Lifting Their Price Targets

Dollar General: Blowout Quarter Needed (Rating Downgrade)

Mar 12

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

Mar 11
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General: Business Model Struggling In Modern America

Feb 24

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Jan 24
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Dollar General: A Great Company Still Available At A Substantial Discount

Jan 08

Dollar General: Why Things Have Gone Wrong And If A Revitalization Is Possible

Jan 02

There's Reason For Concern Over Dollar General Corporation's (NYSE:DG) Price

Dec 25
There's Reason For Concern Over Dollar General Corporation's (NYSE:DG) Price

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

Dec 07
A Look At The Fair Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General Q3 Preview: Expect Weakness

Dec 04

Dollar General: Growing Risk And Shrinking Opportunity

Nov 21

Dollar General Vs. Dollarama: Value Vs. Quality

Oct 30

Does Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Oct 23
Does Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dollar General Appoints A New CEO, Are Shares A Buy?

Oct 13

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Oct 08
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Dollar General: A Strong Earnings Compounder Facing Growth Ceiling

Sep 29

Dollar General: Short-Term Headwinds Could Be Indicative Of Deeper Issues

Sep 20

5 Differences Between Five Below And Dollar General

Sep 14

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Shares Could Be 38% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Sep 05
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) Shares Could Be 38% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Dollar General Stock: Shakeout In Progress

Aug 31

Dollar General May Be Set To Surprise Next Quarter

Aug 17

Dollar General's Growth Is Undervalued Relative To Dollar Tree

Aug 10

Does Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Jul 18
Does Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dollar General: Looking Cheap Using DCF And Comparables

Jul 17

Dollar General: Buy On Rare Pullback

Jul 11

Dollar General: Maybe Not Be As Safe As We First Thought

Jul 05

Investors Could Be Concerned With Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

Jun 29
Investors Could Be Concerned With Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) Returns On Capital

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

Jun 05
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Dollar General: Q1 Earnings Overreaction Sets Up A Trade

Jun 01

Here's Why Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Apr 18
Here's Why Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DG's short term assets ($8.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($6.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: DG's short term assets ($8.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($17.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DG's net debt to equity ratio (89.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 41.6% to 99.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41%).

Interest Coverage: DG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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