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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Stock Price: $178.71 USD 0.57 (0.32%)
Updated Mar 5, 2021 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
After-hours: $178.01 -0.70 (-0.39%) Mar 5, 7:48 PM
Market Cap 43.75B
Revenue (ttm) 32.49B
Net Income (ttm) 2.55B
Shares Out 247.13M
EPS (ttm) 10.10
PE Ratio 17.69
Forward PE 19.01
Dividend $1.40
Dividend Yield 0.78%
Trading Day March 5
Last Price $178.71
Previous Close $178.14
Change ($) 0.57
Change (%) 0.32%
Day's Open 178.85
Day's Range 174.35 - 179.36
Day's Volume 2,522,349
52-Week Range 124.30 - 224.86

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The Motley Fool - 2 days ago

Having a discounted valuation doesn't have to mean low quality.

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Investors Business Daily - 1 week ago

As the uptrend continues, now is the time to build your watchlist and look for actionable ideas. Veeva Systems is the newest addition to the IBD Long-Term Leaders list.

Benzinga - 1 week ago

Dollar General Corp (NYSE: GD) and Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) shares were trading lower Thursday after BofA downgraded the companies ahead of their scheduled fourth-quarter earnings in M...

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The Motley Fool - 1 week ago

Analysts aren't expecting much growth this year following fiscal 2020's pandemic-driven progress, but this muted outlook ignores a slew of smart initiatives.

Zacks Investment Research - 1 week ago

Companies such as Target (TGT), Dollar Tree (DLTR), DICK'S Sporting (DKS), Dollar General (DG) and Costco (COST) have been directing resources toward advancing omni-channel capabilities.

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The Motley Fool - 1 week ago

These retail companies have different but successful approaches that help them perform well in good times and bad.

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Reuters - 1 week ago

Discount chain Dollar General Corp, one of the few U.S. retailers thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic, is taking steps to find a potential successor to Chief Executive Todd Vasos, people fam...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 weeks ago

To beat the COVID-19 blues, companies such as Target (TGT), DICK'S Sporting (DKS), Lowe's (LOW), Dollar General (DG) and Costco (COST) have been directing resources toward advancing omni-chann...

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Business Wire - 2 weeks ago

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it plans to release its financial results for the fiscal 2020 fourth quarter and full year en...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 weeks ago

Dollar General (DG) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 weeks ago

Dollar General (DG) closed the most recent trading day at $198.60, moving -0.72% from the previous trading session.

24/7 Wall Street - 3 weeks ago

With the trading day about halfway over, the broad markets were trading sideways. Only yesterday did the S&P 500, Dow Jones industrial average and Nasdaq each post a new high.

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Business Wire - 1 month ago

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General announced today its commitment to join the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag as its Value Sector Lead Partner.

Benzinga - 1 month ago

The bullish case for Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) is based on a combination of management's ability to execute on several strategic initiatives and the stock's reasonable valuation, accordi...

The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

And just like that, the 2021 consumer goods stock basket was created.

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Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

DG vs. ROST: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

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The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

The stock market is getting pricey, but these affordable companies can give your portfolio the edge.

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InvestorPlace - 1 month ago

The advent of fractional share ownership made it easier to own a portfolio of smart stocks to buy with just $5,000. Here are my 10 picks.

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Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

A company that is capable of generating earnings well above its interest expense can withstand financial hardship. Companies such as KB Home (KBH), Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH), Dollar Gen...

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New York Post - 1 month ago

Dollar General will offer frontline employees four hours worth of pay after they get the COVID-19 vaccine, the discount retailer said Wednesday, making it one of first US companies to incentiv...

CNN Business - 1 month ago

Dollar General wants its employees to get Covid-19 vaccines, so it's offering to pay them to do it.

Market Watch - 1 month ago

Dollar General Corp. is offering employees a deal: Go get a Covid-19 vaccine and receive four hours of pay.

Reuters - 1 month ago

Dollar General Corp will offer frontline employees four hours worth of pay after they get the COVID-19 vaccine, the discount retailer said on Wednesday, making it one of first U.S. companies t...

Business Insider - 1 month ago

Dollar General will pay employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.  Dollar General will offer all 157,000 employees four hours worth of pay to get a COVID-19 vaccine, The Wall Street Journa...

InvestorPlace - 1 month ago

With 2020 delivering surprisingly robust returns for risk-on names, it's tempting to ride that bandwagon. However, some evidence indicates that you should turn instead to safe stocks to buy.

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The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

It's no bull: These stocks are set to weather a potential storm.

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InvestorPlace - 1 month ago

As 2021 starts, long-term investments may look a little shaky, which could make now an ideal time to look for short-term stocks to buy. The post 7 Short-Term Stocks to Move Quickly On appeared...

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The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

Can a deep discounter put excess profits into your portfolio?

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

Which retail survivor will generate bigger returns in 2021?

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Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

Top 3 Dividend Growth Stocks For 2021

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

DG vs. ROST: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Dollar General (DG) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

Dollar General has historically and consistently offered growth; that growth is predicted to continue. As a beneficiary from pandemic induced consumer behavior trends, DG is in a position of s...

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

The stock market is getting pricey, and now is a good time to bet on companies that trade at modest valuations.

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InvestorPlace - 2 months ago

These hot stocks to buy by Jan. 1 have the potential to deliver short-term returns in addition to long-term gains throughout 2021. The post 7 Hot Stocks to Buy by Jan. 1 appeared first on Inve...

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Target (TGT), Dollar General (DG), Costco (COST) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) are well set to harness the opportunities in 2021, thanks to better pricing, effective inventory management, and merchan...

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Schaeffers Research - 2 months ago

Discount retailer Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), in the company's most recent quarterly report earlier this month, announced plans for major real estate growth in 2021.

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

These stocks are thriving when much of the industry is dying.

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Since the end of the third quarter, Dollar General (DG) has been witnessing elevated demand across its stores. Same-store sales has risen around 14% from Oct 31 through Dec 1, 2020.

InvestorPlace - 2 months ago

Some reasonably cheap stocks are growth stocks in disguise. If you're looking for undervalued stocks, these 10 are about to take off.

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Business Wire - 2 months ago

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announce initial racial justice and education grant recipients.

InvestorPlace - 2 months ago

These companies are positioned to benefit from the spike in consumer spending during the December holidays. Get in on these hot stocks to buy.

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The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

There seems to be a new category of companies where, despite really good earnings results, the stock goes down.

Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

Dollar General: The Bargain Retailer

GuruFocus - 3 months ago

Investment thesis

Forbes - 3 months ago

While all the buzz of late has been vaccine news, covid cases, and stimulus, people are forgetting that it's the holiday season. This is the best time of year for consumer stocks, and we had o...

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Seeking Alpha - 3 months ago

Dollar General Corporation's (DG) CEO Todd Vasos on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Schaeffers Research - 3 months ago

The shares of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) are down 1.5% at $214.30 at last check, despite the company reporting better-than-expected third-quarter earnings of $2.31 per share.

GuruFocus - 3 months ago

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) released its third-quarter 2020 earnings results before the opening bell on Dec. 3. Both earnings and revenue surpassed Wall Street's expectations.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

Dollar General's (DG) third-quarter fiscal 2020 performance gained from change in consumer behavior due to the pandemic. Same-store sales grew 12.2% during the quarter.

About DG

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry products; packaged food comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine. Its consumable prod... [Read more...]

Industry
Discount Stores
Founded
1939
CEO
Todd Vasos
Employees
143,000
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
DG
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2019, Dollar General's revenue was $27.75 billion, an increase of 8.31% compared to the previous year's $25.63 billion. Earnings were $1.71 billion, an increase of 7.74%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 29 analysts, the average rating for Dollar General stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 238.68, which is an increase of 33.56% from the latest price.

Price Target
$238.68
(33.56% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy