Dollar General Corporation

NYSE:DG Stock Report

Market Cap: US$27.9b

Dollar General Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 3/6

Dollar General has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 1.1%, while the Consumer Retailing industry saw earnings growing at 14.3% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 8% per year. Dollar General's return on equity is 21.6%, and it has net margins of 3.8%.

Key information

1.1%

Earnings growth rate

4.6%

EPS growth rate

Consumer Retailing Industry Growth10.9%
Revenue growth rate8.0%
Return on equity21.6%
Net Margin3.8%
Last Earnings Update03 May 2024

Recent past performance 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

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Dollar General makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:DG Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
03 May 2439,2631,5109,4970
02 Feb 2438,6921,6619,2660
03 Nov 2339,0361,9199,1590
04 Aug 2338,8072,1698,9300
05 May 2338,4362,3788,7120
03 Feb 2337,8452,4168,4900
28 Oct 2236,2932,3548,1780
29 Jul 2235,3462,3157,9820
29 Apr 2234,5712,2747,7350
28 Jan 2234,2202,3997,5900
29 Oct 2133,9842,4457,5510
30 Jul 2133,6652,5327,3920
30 Apr 2133,6992,6827,2790
29 Jan 2133,7472,6557,1610
30 Oct 2032,4902,5486,8480
31 Jul 2031,2822,3396,6260
01 May 2029,5791,9786,3910
31 Jan 2027,7541,7136,1520
01 Nov 1927,2461,6606,0470
02 Aug 1926,6721,6295,9120
03 May 1926,1341,6105,8010
01 Feb 1925,6251,5895,6830
02 Nov 1825,1051,8185,5990
03 Aug 1824,5911,7375,4850
04 May 1823,9761,6245,3530
02 Feb 1823,4711,5395,2060
03 Nov 1723,3511,2415,0610
04 Aug 1722,7671,2244,9310
05 May 1722,3311,2354,8060
03 Feb 1721,9871,2514,7130
28 Oct 1621,2641,2134,5630
29 Jul 1621,0111,2314,4750
29 Apr 1620,7151,2074,4150
29 Jan 1620,3691,1654,3600
30 Oct 1520,0211,1444,2810
31 Jul 1519,6781,1274,1950
01 May 1519,3061,0964,1100
30 Jan 1518,9101,0654,0170
31 Oct 1418,4641,0323,9230
01 Aug 1418,1221,0333,8400
02 May 1417,7931,0273,7680
31 Jan 1417,5041,0253,6910
01 Nov 1317,2181,0203,6350
02 Aug 1316,8019913,5620

Quality Earnings: DG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DG's current net profit margins (3.8%) are lower than last year (6.2%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DG's earnings have grown by 1.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: DG had negative earnings growth (-36.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Retailing industry average (12.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: DG's Return on Equity (21.6%) is considered high.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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